18 patient evaluations for Rizatriptan

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Aug 22, 2008 (Started Jun 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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Aug 26, 2008 (Started Jan 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Keep it with you all the time. When a migraine strikes, take it, be quiet a half hour and you're good a gold again!
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Mar 31, 2006 (Started Mar 13, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: pain

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Jun 30, 2009 (Started Jun 06, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: tiredness

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Oct 2, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I take as needed benefits is clear or better thinking. Less headaches that are bad or remaining bad, sometimes it just takes the edge off,which is better than nothing. It is the best med that I have taken for this.
Side effects: drowsiness

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Dec 4, 2009 (Started Nov 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine with brainstem aura)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, face tingling, jaw pain, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Works wonderful for migraine pain, if taken at the VERY start of migraine. If not it takes more than one tab. Disadvantage is severe drowsiness, can not take unless I can sleep for a min 1 - 2 hours immediatly afterwards or it has little to no effect.
Side effects: nausea, jaw pain, drowsiness, face tingling

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May 1, 2010 (Started Jun 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: drowsiness

Jun 30, 2009 (Started Jun 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: drowsiness

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Jun 22, 2010 (Started Sep 19, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Sep 19, 2008 (Started Sep 19, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 14, 2011 (Started May 14, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    Severe (feeling lousy for days after)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Avoid taking this pill and any other Triptan. The side effects are getting worse as I take more of it. I managed to get down to taking it once in 7-10 days and it doesn't help. I feel lousy for days each time I take just one pill.
Side effects: feeling lousy for days after

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