Active Ingredient(s): Rizatriptan
FDA Approved: * June 29, 1998
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Migraine / Tension Headache

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Maxalt-MLT Overview

Rizatriptan (trade name Maxalt) is a 5-HT1 receptor agonist of the triptan class of drugs developed by Merck & Co. for the treatment of migraine headaches.[1] It is available in strengths of 5 and 10 mg as tablets and orally disintegrating tablets (Maxalt-MLT). Maxalt obtained approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 29, 1998. It is a second-generation triptan. Rizatriptan is available only by prescription in Australia, Finland, the United States, Canada an...

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I have migraines 3 to 4 times a month. I have lost my job and have no insurance. My Dr. has give me sample of your product and it has works well. Could you please send me some samples. Thank You do much Jill Hodge ## I'm sorry, this site does not make nor manufacture any medications, this is an information only website. Maxalt contains the active ingredient Rizatriptan and is used to treat migraines. It is made by the Merck Pharmaceutical company, but I do not know for sure if they have any sampling or discount programs available. Have you tried asking your doctor for more samples?
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 10mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrated: 10mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrating: 10mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Maxalt-MLT: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0006-3800 Maxalt 5 mg Disintegrating Tablet by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  • 0006-3801 Maxalt 10 mg Disintegrating Tablet by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  • 16590-144 Maxalt 5 mg Disintegrating Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 54868-4499 Maxalt 10 mg Disintegrating Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Rizatriptan or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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