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Ritza 10mg Tablet

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Salt Composition : Rizatriptan

Manufacturer : NATCO PHARMA LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 195
Price :166
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Introduction to Ritza 10mg Tablet

Ritza 10mg tablet contains an active component such as Rizatriptan. It is a medication primarily used for the treatment of migraines.  It can be effective for both migraines with and without aura. It can also treat cluster headaches, another type of severe headache. It often relieves multiple migraine symptoms, including pain, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound.  Rebound headaches occur when medications used to treat headaches are overused, worsening headache symptoms. It can help individuals return to their normal activities. 

If you have a history of hypersensitivity reactions (allergic reactions) to Ritza 10mg tablet, discuss this with your healthcare provider before taking it. It should not be used by individuals with a history of ischemic heart disease, including angina (chest pain due to reduced blood flow to the heart) or a heart attack. Individuals with uncontrolled high blood pressure (hypertension) should not take this medication, as it can further increase in blood pressure, potentially posing health risks.

Individuals should not take it with a history of hemiplegic or basilar migraine. It should not be used within 24 hours of taking another triptan medication. It should not be used in individuals with severe renal impairment (kidney dysfunction). This medication is approved for acute migraine treatment in adolescents aged 6 to 17. This medication can be used in elderly individuals, but caution is advised, particularly if other underlying health conditions exist. 

Uses of Ritza 10mg Tablet

Ritza 10mg tablet  is used in the following:

  • Acute migraine relief
  • Migraine headache treatment
  • Migraine attack management
  • Migraine symptom alleviation

Therapeutic Effects of Ritza 10mg Tablet

Ritza 10mg tablet binds to serotonin receptors (5-HT1B/1D receptors) in the brain's blood vessels. This causes vasoconstriction (narrowing of blood vessels) and reduces the release of certain chemicals that contribute to the inflammation and pain associated with migraines.

Interaction of Ritza 10mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform the doctor about your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Ritza 10mg tablet, reducing effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects. 

More Information about Ritza 10mg Tablet

  • Store at room temperature, between up to 20°C -25°C
  • Keep away from moisture, heat, and light.
  • It should not be frozen.
  • Keep away from children and pets.

How to consume Ritza 10mg Tablet

Ritza 10mg tablet can be taken in the conventional oral tablet form and swallowed with water. It is important to follow the dosing instructions the prescribing healthcare professional provides.

Safety Advices for Ritza 10mg Tablet

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It is not safe to use Ritza 10mg tablet during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester, as it could cause harmful effects to the fetus.

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Breast Feeding


Ritza 10mg tablet is unsafe for breastfeeding women as it can pass into breast milk, but the extent and potential effects are not well-studied.

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If you have conditions like asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), discuss with your healthcare provider before using Ritza 10mg tablet.

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Individuals with severe liver impairment should consult a healthcare provider before taking Ritza 10mg tablet as liver function can affect the metabolism and elimination of this medication from the body.

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Alcohol consumption can potentially increase the risk of side effects, such as dizziness or drowsiness, when taking Ritza 10mg tablet, so it is unsafe to take alcohol while using this medication.

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Taking Ritza 10mg tablet while driving is unsafe as it can cause dizziness or drowsiness. 

Side Effects of Ritza 10mg Tablet

Ritza 10mg tablet causes some side effects like all medications, although not everyone will experience them. 


  • Cardiovascular events
  • Chest Pain or tightness
  • Changes in heart rate
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Allergic reactions
  • Serotonin syndrome (rare)


  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Sensation of warmth or tingling
  • Dry mouth
  • Muscle weakness

Word of Advice

Inform your healthcare provider about your complete medical history, especially if you have a history of cardiovascular diseases, high blood pressure, liver problems, kidney problems, epilepsy, or certain types of headaches. Inform them of any other allergies you may have. Blood pressure should be monitored during treatment. Take Ritza 10mg tablet as soon as migraine symptoms begin. Its effectiveness is generally higher when taken early during an attack. If you have a history of gastrointestinal disorders, such as gastroparesis, consult your healthcare provider before using this medication. This medication might cause sensations of warmth or tingling, potentially affecting light sensitivity. Be cautious in bright environments.


Q 1. What should I do if I miss a dose of Ritza 10mg tablet?

Ritza 10mg tablet is taken as needed for acute migraines. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you feel a migraine coming on. Do not take extra doses to make up for a missed one.

Q 2. Can I take Ritza 10mg tablet with food?

Ritza 10mg tablet can be taken with or without food. However, taking it on an empty stomach may lead to quicker absorption.

Q 3. Can I take multiple doses of Ritza 10mg tablet for the same migraine attack?

Ritza 10mg tablet's dosing instructions should be followed closely. Taking more than the recommended dose within a certain period may increase the risk of side effects.

Q 4. Can I split or crush Ritza 10mg tablet tablets?

It's recommended to take Ritza 10mg tablet tablets whole and not split or crush them unless advised by your healthcare provider.

Q 5. What should I do if I experience side effects from Ritza 10mg tablet?

If you experience side effects, consult your healthcare provider. Some side effects are common, but serious ones should be addressed promptly.

Q 6. Can Ritza 10mg tablet be used by individuals with glaucoma?

Ritza 10mg tablet may affect eye pressure and should be used cautiously in individuals with glaucoma. Discuss your eye health with your healthcare provider.

Fact Box of Ritza 10mg Tablet

Molecule name:  Rizatriptan

Therapeutic class:  Triptans

Pharmacological class: Serotonin receptor agonist


1. Acute migraine relief

2. Migraine headache treatment

3. Migraine attack management

4. Migraine symptom alleviation


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