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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-etanamine, N,N-dimetyl-5-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-ylmetyl)-

Foreign Names

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

Generic Names

  • Rizatriptan (OS: BAN)
  • Rizatriptan Benzoate (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • MK 0462 (IS: MerckSharpD)
  • Rizatriptan (benzoate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Rizatriptan Benzoate (PH: BP 2015, USP 37)
  • Rizatriptan benzoate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Rizatriptanbenzoat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Rizatriptani benzoas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search


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

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