Rizatriptan belongs to the triptans group of drugs. It is used to treat symptoms of migraine like headache, nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light. It works by blocking the action of serotonin, as migraine is caused when serotonin results in narrowing of blood vessels in the brain.
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Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from headaches for a week. It was just on the left side of my head, but then the left side of my face also started paining. My eyes, cheek, and nose are also affected. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need the following details. Do you have hypertension? Do you have a history of congestion and cold? Any history of stress, hypoglycemia, irregular meal, etc.? Do you have a throbbing pain? Do you have flashes of light and vomiting? If the answer is yes, then one-sided p... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have migraine after work and usually after a big presentation or important meeting. Is there anyway I can avoid this maybe by taking less stress? What would you recommend? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Migraine is very common, and it occurs quite often in the letdown period of busy, hectic schedules. It can be very easily treated and prevented with medications. As you have not mentioned the sequence of the headache or any aura, feeling of fatigue, and photophobia, ... Read Full »
Query: Thank you doctor,I have suffered from migraine, and my one side headache is more in every day. So please advise about migraine. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to the icliniq.com. For migraine, Ibuprofen can be prescribed SOS when a headache occurs. If no improvement with Brufen than Sumatriptan or Rizatriptan can be prescribed. Avoid bright light, loud noise exposure. Take atleast six to eight hours of sleep. Avoid fasting and take food b... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I recently had a migraine, so I took two tablets of Aleve. It did not work, so I took Goody's powder, but the pain was still there, so I took another one. The migraine pain has gone, but my stomach seems to be upset. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear about your headache. Aleve (Naproxen) and Goody's powder (combination of Aspirin, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine) both contain NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) like Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Piroxicam, Diclofenac, etc. Although NSAIDs are very... Read Full »
Query: Hello, My sister has headaches from the last six months. Earlier, it was random, but from the last two months, it is continuous. The MRI is normal and no medicines are working. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It could be a migraine or tension type headache. Please revert with the following details: Are the headaches one-sided or on both sides? Are the headaches pulsating in nature? Is the frequency daily or intermittent? Is it associated with nausea or vomiting? Reve... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have suffered from sinus congestion in the past, but this time my headaches are different and the time is much longer. Normally, I get pain in my forehead and eyes. This time the pain is in my forehead, eyes, ears, and it feels like my neck is throbbing. It is like I am being held upsi... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The description of your headache fits into migraine-type headaches. I need following details further to help you better: How many days in a week do you get these headaches? Do you have any vomitings or sensations associated? How is your sleep? Any visual issues? Any wei... Read Full »