Rizatriptan Benzoate is used to treat acute migraine headaches, but it is not used to prevent migraine headaches, nor is it used for cluster headaches. Rizatriptan Benzoate can come in the form of an orally disintegrating tablet, to make it easier for patients suffering from vomiting to take. Rizatriptan Benzoate works on the brain to help relieve the pain caused by migraine headaches. Rizatriptan Benzoate often relieves other symptoms that occur along with a migraine headache, such as nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to sound and sensitivity to light. Rizatriptan Benzoate is not a typical pain reliever. Thus it cannot relieve any kind of pain except for that caused by migraine headaches. Rizatriptan Benzoate is usually prescribed in cases where headaches are not relieved by acetaminophen, aspirin, or other pain relievers. The generic name for Rizatriptan Benzoate is rizatriptan. Rizatriptan Benzoate 5 mg tablets cost around $70 for 7. You can buy your Rizatriptan Benzoate prescription at a far lower price, simply by using our Rizatriptan Benzoate coupon card. Our Rizatriptan Benzoate coupon card is free, doesn’t expire and can be used right away. To find the best priced Rizatriptan Benzoate in your local area, simply use the search engine on Optum Perks. Then, download or print the coupon or receive it by SMS, and take advantage of our discounts

Rizatriptan Benzoate is used to treat migraines and can help to relieve the symptoms associated with a migraine such as a headache, pain, nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light/sound. Rizatriptan Benzoate does not prevent future migraines or reduce the frequency of migraine attacks.  Rizatriptan Benzoate is a Serotonin Receptor Agonist, 5-HT1 and is classified as a triptan. 

Consult with your doctor for specific dosing instructions for this medication for the treatment of your condition.

A 5 mg or 10 mg dose of Rizatriptan Benzoate should be taken up to a maximum of 3 times in any 24-hour period, as recommended by a doctor. 

This may not be a complete list of warnings. Consult with your doctor regarding possible risks associated with taking this medication, and refer to the warning label on your medication for more information.

If any of these side effects occur when taking rizatriptan, check with your doctor immediately:

More common: chest pain, heaviness, tightness, or pressure in the chest and/ or neck, pounding heartbeat, the sensation of burning, warmth, heat, numbness, tightness, or tingling, and shortness of breath

Less common: burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles," or tingling feelings, increased heartbeat, irregular heartbeat, pain, tightness, or pressure in the neck, jaw, or throat, and slow heartbeat.

Common Minor Side Effects: dizziness, dry mouth, hot flashes, lack or loss of strength, nausea or vomiting, sleepiness or unusual drowsiness, unusual tiredness or weakness.

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