Maxalt Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Low Energy
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Tightness
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Slow Heartbeat

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Sensation Of Feeling Cold
  • A Sensation Of Feeling Warm
  • An Extreme Sense Of Wellbeing Called Euphoria
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Dry Eye
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Eye Irritation
  • Gas
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Indigestion
  • Irritability
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Stiffness
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Nausea
  • Neck Stiffness
  • Numbness
  • Pain
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Heart Attack
  • A Hemorrhage In The Brain
  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Stroke
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • Angina, A Type Of Chest Pain
  • Bleeding In The Space Surrounding The Brain Called A Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Hearing Loss
  • Serotonin Syndrome, A Type Of Disorder With High Serotonin Levels
  • Swelling Of The Tongue
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Wheezing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In The Ability To Pay Attention
  • A Headache From Overuse Of Medications
  • A Skin Rash
  • Abnormal Manner Of Walking
  • Agitation
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Blurred Vision
  • Chills
  • Drug-Induced Hot Flashes
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Excess Urination
  • Excessive Thirst
  • Fainting
  • Fluid Accumulation Around The Eye
  • Hallucinations
  • Hives
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Loss Of Muscle Coordination
  • Memory Loss
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Taste Impairment
  • Visible Water Retention

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