Maxalt Dosage

Generic name: rizatriptan
Brand names: MaxaltMaxalt-MLT
Drug class: Antimigraine agents

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  TAB: 5 mg, 10 mg

Migraine headache, acute

[5-10 mg PO x1]
Max: 30 mg/24h; Info: may repeat dose q2h x2

Renal dosing

CrCl >10: no adjustment; CrCl <10: not defined
HD: not defined, caution advised; PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]
mod-severe impairment: caution advised

Recommended Peds Dosing

Dosage forms:  TAB: 5 mg, 10 mg

Migraine headache, acute

[6-17 yo, <40 kg]
Dose: 5 mg PO x1
[6-17 yo, >40 kg]
Dose: 10 mg PO x1

Renal dosing

CrCl >10: no adjustment; CrCl <10: not defined
HD: not defined, caution advised; PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]
mod-severe impairment: caution advised

 

SRC: NLM .