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Maxalt vs Sumatriptan Succinate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 66

This is personalized comparison of Maxalt vs Sumatriptan Succinate for a female aged 66. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 31, 2014: 806 people are studied in Maxalt vs Sumatriptan Succinate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female62Migraine

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Maxalt rizatriptan benzoatenot specified
Sumatriptan Succinate sumatriptan succinateRanbaxy

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 62 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

MaxaltSumatriptan Succinate (Ranbaxy)
Sumatriptann/an/a

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
MaxaltSumatriptan Succinate (Ranbaxy)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Drug Ineffective
Headache (pain in head)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Drug IneffectiveHeadache (pain in head)
VomitingProduct Quality Issue
DizzinessMigraine (headache)
PneumoniaVomiting
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Dizziness
Asthenia (weakness)Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
DiarrhoeaFeeling Abnormal
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Constipation

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
MaxaltSumatriptan Succinate (Ranbaxy)
Hyperthermia (body temperature greatly above normal)Diarrhoea
Sweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating)Tenderness (pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched)
Silent Myocardial Infarction (a heart attack without having any symptoms)Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (bleeding disorder in which the immune system destroys platelets, which are necessary for normal blood clotting)
Arteriospasm Coronary (spasm of the large- or medium-sized coronary arteries)Breast Cancer Female
Headache (pain in head)Dizziness
Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin)Rash (redness)
Drug IneffectivePlatelet Count Decreased
Blood Pressure Systolic IncreasedChest Pain
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)Memory Impairment
Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

MaxaltSumatriptan Succinate (Ranbaxy)
Sumatriptann/an/a

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
MaxaltSumatriptan Succinate (Ranbaxy)
Headache (pain in head)Drug Ineffective
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
VomitingHeadache (pain in head)
Drug IneffectiveProduct Quality Issue
DizzinessMigraine (headache)
PneumoniaVomiting
Asthenia (weakness)Dizziness
DiarrhoeaFeeling Abnormal
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Constipation

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
MaxaltSumatriptan Succinate (Ranbaxy)
Migraine (headache)Tenderness (pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Diarrhoea
Sweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating)Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (bleeding disorder in which the immune system destroys platelets, which are necessary for normal blood clotting)
Hyperthermia (body temperature greatly above normal)Breast Cancer Female
Headache (pain in head)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DepressionPlatelet Count Decreased
Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin)Dizziness
Haematoma (collection of blood outside the blood vessels)Chest Pain
Migraine With Aura (headache with vision weakness)Noises Or Buzzing In The Ears (a ringing in the ears)
Stomach Discomfort (pain in abdomen)Weight Increased

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On eHealthMe, Maxalt (rizatriptan benzoate) is often used to treat migraine. Sumatriptan Succinate (sumatriptan succinate) is often used to treat migraine. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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