Rizact 10 Tablet is used in the treatment of acute attacks of migraine. It relieves the symptoms of migraine and prevents the attack from becoming worse. This medicine helps by narrowing the blood vessels, thereby relieving migraine headaches.
Rizact 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. You should continue to take this medicine for as long as the doctor advises and do not stop taking it suddenly.
It may also cause sleepiness at the beginning of your treatment, so do not drive, operate machinery, until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause changes in your mood and you may feel depressed, therefore, regular monitoring of behavior is important. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.
Inform your doctor if you are suffering from any heart problems, as the use of Rizact 10 Tablet is contraindicated in some heart diseases. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is required while taking this medicine. Consult your doctor and stop this medicine if you develop severe chest or stomach pain, bloody diarrhea, or significantly high blood pressure, after taking this medicine.&nbps;
BENEFITS OF RIZACT TABLET
In Acute migraine headache
Rizact 10 Tablet helps improve the flow of blood in your brain and prevents abnormal activity of muscles that trigger migraines. It is a very effective medicine for treating migraine attacks. By preventing and reducing the frequency of migraine attacks, the medicine can help you carry out your daily activities and improve your quality of life.
HOW TO USE RIZACT TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Rizact 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW RIZACT TABLET WORKS
Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Rizact 10 Tablet works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thereby relieving the migraine headaches.
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Rizact 10 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Rizact 10 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Rizact 10 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Rizact 10 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Rizact 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rizact 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rizact 10 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Rizact 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rizact 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE RIZACT TABLET?
If you miss a dose of RIZACT Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Rizact
- Dryness in mouth
- Jaw pain
- Neck pain
- Throat pain
Q. What should I tell my doctor before taking Rizact 10 Tablet?
Before taking Rizact 10 Tablet, you should tell your doctor if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, liver or kidney disease or a family history of heart disease. You should also inform your doctor if you smoke, have had your menopause, or are a man aged 40 years or more. Let your doctor know if your headache is associated with dizziness, difficulty in walking, lack of coordination or weakness in the leg and arm. Your doctor should also know if you are taking medicines to treat depression such as sertraline, escitalopram oxalate, fluoxetine, venlafaxine, or duloxetine. It is also important to inform your doctor if you have had short-lived chest pain and tightness.
Q. What are the symptoms of Rizact 10 Tablet overdose?
Taking an overdose of Rizact 10 Tablet may cause fainting, dizziness, slow heartbeat, change in electrical activity of the heart, vomiting and inability to retain urine or stools.
Q. What are the symptoms of headache caused due to medication overuse?
If you are having frequent or daily headaches despite (or because of) the regular use of headache medications, it is suggestive of medication overuse headache. You should consult your doctor who may discontinue the medication for sometime.
Q. Can Rizact 10 Tablet be used for the prevention of migraine attacks?
No, Rizact 10 Tablet is not used for the prevention of migraine attacks. It should only be used where a clear diagnosis of migraine has been established.
Q. What triggers migraine attacks?
Migraine may be triggered by several factors. Some of the common triggers are caffeine withdrawal, changes in hormone levels during menstruation or with the use of birth control pills. Migraine also gets triggered with changes in sleep patterns, such as not getting enough sleep, drinking alcohol, missing meals, or smoking. Rigorous exercise or other physical stress, loud noises or bright lights, odors or perfumes, or exposure to smoke and stress and anxiety may also act as a trigger.
Q. Does migraine run in families?
Migraines may run in families. Migraines occur more often in women than men. It has been noticed that some women, but not all, have fewer migraines when they are pregnant.
Q. Can Rizact 10 Tablet increase my blood pressure?
Yes, Rizact 10 Tablet can cause an increase in blood pressure. However, it is does not occur in everyone. But, you should keep a check on your blood pressure during therapy with Rizact 10 Tablet.
Q. How do I know migraine attack is about to start?
Some people develop aura before getting a migraine attack. It may include visual problems, such as seeing flashing lights, zig-zag patterns or blind spots, numbness, dizziness, or a tingling sensation like pins and needles, or feeling off balance. You may also have difficulty speaking and loss of consciousness, although this is unusual.
Q. Can I take Rizact 10 Tablet with propranolol?
Yes, you can take propranolol and Rizact 10 Tablet together. However, since Propranolol may cause an increase in levels of Rizact 10 Tablet, so you should take 5 mg dose of Rizact 10 Tablet and not 10 mg.
Q. When should I start taking the medicines used to prevent migraine?
Medicines for prevention of migraine are usually used if you have tried avoiding possible triggers but are still experiencing migraines. You may also be prescribed these medicines if you experience very severe migraine attacks, or if your attacks happen frequently.
Q. Can Rizact 10 Tablet cause liver damage?
No, Rizact 10 Tablet does not cause liver damage, but you should let your doctor know if you have any liver problem, before taking Rizact 10 Tablet.
Q. How soon should I take Rizact 10 Tablet when attack starts?
Once your migraine headache has started, take Rizact 10 Tablet as soon as possible. Do not use it to prevent an attack. Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Pack size – 4
pack form – tablet
weight – 7 (gms)
dimensions- 8 (cm) x 7 (cm) x 8 (cm)
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.
Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.