Maxalt Drug Interactions

Among the drugs that can potentially interact with Maxalt are ergot medications, MAOIs, and certain antidepressants. Maxalt drug interactions can increase your risk of dangerous side effects; raise the amount of Maxalt in your blood; or cause serotonin syndrome, a dangerous group of symptoms that can include confusion, hallucinations, and difficulty walking. You should be sure to talk with your healthcare provider about any drug interactions with Maxalt that may apply to you.

An Overview of Maxalt Drug Interactions

Maxalt® (rizatriptan benzoate) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some of the medicines that may lead to Maxalt interactions include:
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), such as:
  • Ergot medications, such as:


    • Bromocriptine (Parlodel®)
    • Dihydroergotamine (Migranal®)
    • Ergotamine (Bellamine S®, Cafergot®, Ergomar®)
    • Pergolide (Permax®




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