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Zolmitriptan (By mouth)

Zolmitriptan (zole-mi-TRIP-tan)

Treats migraine headaches. This medicine does not prevent migraine headaches. This medicine is a triptan.

Brand Name(s):

Zomig, Zomig-ZMT

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

Do not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to zolmitriptan or if you have heart disease, blood vessel disease, or circulation problems. Do not use this medicine if you have high blood pressure that is not under control or a history of heart disease, heart attack, angina, heart rhythm problem, stroke, transient ischemic attack (TIA), or ischemic bowel disease. Do not use this medicine for hemiplegic or basilar migraine headaches. Do not use this medicine if you have used an MAO inhibitor (MAOI) such as phenelzine, tranylcypromine, Nardil®, or Parnate® within the past 14 days. Do not use this medicine if you have taken another migraine headache medicine in the past 24 hours, such as another triptan or an ergot medicine. These medicines include almotriptan (Axert™), dihydroergotamine (D.H.E. 45®, Migranal®), eletriptan (Relpax®), ergotamine (Cafergot®, Ergomar®, Wigraine®), frovatriptan (Frova®), rizatriptan (Maxalt®), or sumatriptan (Imitrex®, Treximet®).

How to Use This Medicine:

Tablet, Dissolving Tablet

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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