my daughter takes maxalt for migraine headaches, and just tested positive for benzodiazipines.
16 Mar 2010
No, Maxalt does not contain benzodiazepines. It contains rizatriptan, which is believed to work by narrowing the blood vessels around the brain. Maxalt also reduces substances in the body that can trigger headache pain, nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, and other migraine symptoms.
- Maxalt Information for Consumers
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- Side Effects of Maxalt (detailed)
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... break this migraine and I'm at the end of my rope. Maxalt is the only thing making my life bearable right now. Is taking atleast 20 mg a day ...
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