Zolmitriptan

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Zolmitriptan is a medication used to treat migraines. It belongs to a group of drugs called triptans.

We offer the standard and orodispersible formulations of Zolmitriptan. The advantage of the orodispersible is quicker action. Ask our Pharmacists to know which one is the right choice for you.

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What is Zolmitriptan?

Zolmitriptan tablets belong to a group of medicines called triptans. Zolmitriptan works by reducing the widening of blood vessels in the head, which is thought to be the cause of the headache and other symptoms of migraine attacks.  

How do you take Zolmitriptan?

Always take Zolmitriptan tablets exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.  
 
You can take Zolmitriptan as soon as a migraine headache starts or when an attack is underway. 
 
If the tablets did not give you enough help with your migraine, tell your doctor. 

Side effects of Zolmitriptan?

As with any form of medication, Zolmitriptan tablets have side effects. For a full list of side effects, please read the Patient Information Leaflet of Zolmitriptan.  Below are a few of the common side effects of taking Zolmitriptan tablets: 

  • Abnormal Sensations  
  • Sleepy 
  • Dizzy 
  • Headache 
  • Uneven heart beat 
  • Feeling sick, vomiting 
  • Stomach pain  
  • Difficulty swallowing 
  • Muscle weakness 
  • Feeling weak 
  • Heaviness 

For a full list of side effects, please read the Patient Information Leaflet of Zolmitriptan. 

Interactions Zolmitriptan tablets with alcohol and food?

Alcohol can exacerbate the unpleasant side effects of Zolmitriptan such as dizziness and nausea so are not recommended when taking this course of treatment. There are no food products that decrease the effectiveness of Zolmitriptan. 

Any interactions of Zolmitriptan tablets with other drugs?

It is not recommended to take Zolmitriptan if you are taking the following courses of treatment:

  • Fluvoxamine 
  • Isocarboxazid 
  • Phenelzine 
  • Tranylcypromine 

Is there any reason why I would not be able to take Zolmitriptan?

You CANNOT take Zolmitriptan tablets if: 

  • You are allergic to any of the ingredients 
  • You have high blood pressure 
  • You have ever had heart problems 
  • You have circulatory problems 
  • You have had a stroke 
  • You have severe kidney problems 
  • You are taking other medication for migraines 

Why should I take Zolmitriptan?

Zolmtriptan works at the source of the headache by widening the blood vessels in the head, which effectively relives the symptoms of a migraine.  

What is Zolmitriptan Orodispersible?

The advantage of the Orodispersible is quicker action after taking the Zolmitriptan tablet. Ask your Pharmacist to help you pick the best choice for you. 

Additional information

Brand

Zolmitriptan, Zolmitriptan Orodispersible

Strength

2.5mg, 5mg

Quantity

6 Tablets, 12 tablets

1 review for Zolmitriptan

  1. lucyspurdens

    The only thing I’ve found that works for me and helps manage my migraines!

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