In the US, Rizatriptan (rizatriptan systemic) is a member of the drug class antimigraine agents and is used to treat Migraine.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antimigraine agent

Serotonin 5HT₁-receptor agonist (triptan)

Chemical Name

1H-Indole-3-ethanamine, N,N-dimethyl-5-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-ylmethyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Rizatriptanum (Latin)
  • Rizatriptan (German)
  • Rizatriptan (French)
  • Rizatriptan (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Rizatriptan (OS: BAN)
  • Rizatriptan Benzoate (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • MK 0462 (IS: MerckSharpD)
  • Rizatriptan (benzoate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Rizatriptan benzoate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Rizatriptanbenzoat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Rizatriptani benzoas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Maxalt RPD
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile
  • Maxalt
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Austria; MSD, South Africa
  • Maxalt-Rapidisc
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey
  • Rizact
    Cipla, India
  • Rizamig
    Healthcare, Bangladesh
  • Rizat
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Rizatan
    Torrent, India; Union, Taiwan
  • Rizatriptan
    Lek, Slovenia
  • Latariz
    Sigillata, Netherlands
  • Maxalt Melt
    MSD, Denmark
  • Maxalt RPD
    Kyorin Pharmaceutical, Japan; Merck Frosst, Canada; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Bulgaria; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Costa Rica; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Guatemala; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Panama; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Poland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, El Salvador
  • Maxalt
    Frosst, Slovakia; Kyorin Pharmaceutical, Japan; Merck, United States; Merck Frosst, Canada; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Belgium; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Bulgaria; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Brazil; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Costa Rica; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Czech Republic; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Estonia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Finland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Guatemala; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Sharp & Dohme, Italy; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Lithuania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mexico; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Netherlands; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Norway; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Panama; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Portugal; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Romania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, El Salvador; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Venezuela; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, Denmark; MSD, Sweden; MSD France, France
  • Maxalt lingual
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany; MSD, Switzerland
  • Maxalt Rapitab
    MSD, Sweden
  • Maxalt Smelt
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Iceland
  • Maxaltlyo
    MSD France, France
  • Migoff
    Genovate, Taiwan
  • Ouliting
    Shennong Pharmaceutical Mechanical, China
  • Rizaliv
    Neopharmed, Italy
  • Rizalt
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Israel
  • Rizatan
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Netherlands
  • Rizatriptan Actavis
    Actavis, Netherlands
  • Rizatriptan CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Rizatriptan Glenmark
    Glenmark, Netherlands
  • Rizatriptan Mylan
    Mylan, Netherlands
  • Rizatriptan PCH
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Rizatriptan ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Netherlands
  • Rizatriptan Sandoz
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Rizatriptan Sigillata
    Sigillata, Netherlands
  • Shanqing
    Quanxin Hi-tech Bio-pharma, China
  • Triptosig
    Sigillata, Netherlands
  • Trizadol
    Addenda Pharma, Italy
  • Xin Qu
    Zitonggong Pharmaceutical, China

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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