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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of rizatriptan oral.

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Condition: Migraine Headache
8/20/2014 3:29:52 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
works for migraines, but i have extreme pain in my feet which goes away after a bit, but i can barely walk while drug is in my system

Condition: Migraine Headache
8/8/2014 1:44:28 PM

Reviewer: leane, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Only makes me drowsy for 1 to 2 hours. If I take it and my headache is actually sinus instead of a migraine, I will have no side effects at all, not even drowsiness.

Condition: Migraine Headache
7/27/2014 9:19:30 PM

Reviewer: LAN, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've been on Rizatriptan for over a year because of menstrual migraines. I think I have a 50% success ratio. Sometimes I'm relieved by 2 hours and other times there is no rescue. This may be due also to what day I'm in my cycle. But I now know to be careful of rebound headaches with Rizatriptan. There are months when I'm taking it every 12 to 24 hours. I need to avoid this because ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Headache
7/11/2014 12:24:33 AM

Reviewer: Laura, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The package is impossible for someone with a migraine to open!!!!! I've had to get help every single time. It takes well over 2 hours to start working (compared to brand name Maxalt mlt at 15 minutes) and doesn't take the headache completely away - even mild migraines, and for severe ones it doesn't work at all. I generally feel hangover-y for up to 2 days after taking it, and tha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Headache
6/10/2014 6:31:09 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My head hurt so bad today that I wanted to cry. From my temples to the base of my skull, with nausea... I felt miserable. I didn't take the time to read the instructions before I swallowed 1 tablet (not sure if it was supposed to be swallowed, or allowed to dissolve?), but it worked fantastic, & very fast! :-) Within 10-15 minutes my head was feeling almost 100% better. I used to ta ... Show Full Comment

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