Who should not take MAXALT?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • serotonin syndrome, a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
  • migraine headache with temporary paralysis of one side
  • high blood pressure
  • significant uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • Prinzmetal angina, a type of angina where chest pain occurs when at rest
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • coronary artery disease
  • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • a stroke
  • cerebral ischemia, a lack of blood supply to the brain
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • an ischemic bowel, a condition where the blood flow to the intestine is significantly decreased
  • liver problems
  • end-stage renal disease
  • increased cardiovascular event risk

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