What is a melt tablet?

What is a melt tablet?

What is a melt tablet?

They are solid dosage forms that dissolve or disintegrate within a minute in the oral cavity without the need of water or chewing and have a pleasant taste. They are popularly known as orally disintegrating tablets (ODT) and also called fast-dissolving, fast-melting or fast-disintegrating.

What is Minirin melt used for?

MINIRIN Melt is indicated for the treatment of • cranial diabetes insipidus • primary nocturnal enuresis in patients from 6 years of age with normal ability to concentrate urine, who are refractory to an enuresis alarm or in whom an enuresis alarm is contraindicated or inappropriate.

What are rizatriptan tablets for?

Rizatriptan is used to treat the symptoms of migraine headaches (severe, throbbing headaches that sometimes are accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to sound and light). Rizatriptan is in a class of medications called selective serotonin receptor agonists.

What happens if I swallow a dissolvable pill?

No, chewable pills are designed to be chewed and not swallowed whole. Some of the medication in chewable tablets mix with digestive enzymes in your saliva and are absorbed through the membranes in the mouth. Swallowing a chewable pill can result in the medication not working as quickly or effectively.

What are dissolvable tablets called?

An orally disintegrating tablet or orally dissolving tablet (ODT) is a drug dosage form available for a limited range of over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications. ODTs differ from traditional tablets in that they are designed to be dissolved on the tongue rather than swallowed whole.

Does desmopressin decreased urine output?

Conclusions: Desmopressin reduces nocturnal urine volume and nocturnal voiding frequency in male patients with nocturnal polyuria. However, increased calcium and decreased potassium excretion following desmopressin treatment deserve attention particularly when it is used on a long-term basis.

Is rizatriptan a painkiller?

Rizatriptan is not an ordinary pain reliever. It will not relieve any kind of pain other than migraine headaches. This medicine is usually used for people whose headaches are not relieved by acetaminophen, aspirin, or other pain relievers.

Is rizatriptan good for migraines?

Rizatriptan is used to treat acute migraine headaches in adults and children 6 years of age and older. It is not used to prevent migraine headaches and is not used for cluster headaches. Rizatriptan works in the brain to relieve the pain from migraine headaches. It belongs to the group of medicines called triptans.