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Side Effects

List rizatriptan side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with rizatriptan:

Common side effects of rizatriptan:

  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of rizatriptan:

  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • Chest PainSevere
  • Chest TightnessSevere
  • Fast HeartbeatSevere
  • Numbness and TinglingSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • DepressionLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Difficulty SwallowingLess Severe
  • Dry EyeLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Easily Angered or AnnoyedLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Extreme Sense of Well BeingLess Severe
  • Eye IrritationLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Feeling ColdLess Severe
  • Feeling WarmLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • High Blood PressureLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Muscle SpasmLess Severe
  • Muscle StiffnessLess Severe
  • NumbnessLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe

Rare side effects of rizatriptan:

  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • AnginaSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • Hemorrhage in the BrainSevere
  • Serotonin Syndrome - Adverse Drug InteractionSevere
  • StrokeSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • WheezingSevere
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • Blurred VisionLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • Excess UrinationLess Severe
  • Excessive ThirstLess Severe
  • Feeling RestlessLess Severe
  • HivesLess Severe
  • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe

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CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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