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

  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Low Energy
  • Throwing Up

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

  • Confused
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Dry Eye
  • Dry Mouth
  • Easily Angered Or Annoyed
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Extreme Sense Of Well Being
  • Eye Irritation
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Feeling Cold
  • Feeling Warm
  • Gas
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Indigestion
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Stiffness
  • Numbness
  • Shaking Extremities
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Angina
  • Giant Hives
  • Heart Attack
  • Hemorrhage In The Brain
  • Hypersensitivity Drug Reaction
  • Serotonin Syndrome - Adverse Drug Interaction
  • Stroke
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Wheezing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Agitation
  • Blurred Vision
  • Chills
  • Excess Urination
  • Excessive Thirst
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Hives
  • Medication Overuse Headache
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling

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