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Dr. William Singer
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Naratriptan (Overview)

Naratriptan is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Can you take citalopram and naratriptan?

Can you take citalopram and naratriptan?

Yes: Both of these medications increase seratonin. If they are monitored by your doctor it is acceptable to use both at the same time. All of your physicians schold be informed of all medications, otc's, and nutracutacles you are taking. Also, your pharmacist should have this information. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Naratriptan (Overview)

Naratriptan is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Why would you take amerge (naratriptan)?

Why would you take amerge (naratriptan)?

For acute migraine: Amerge is a triptan used for acute treatment of migraine. The half life is long meaning that it doesn't work as well for many migraineurs as other triptans such as Imitrex or relpax (eletriptan). Some women with menstrual migraine find that it produces long lasting relief. When taken when the pain is mild, the efficacy of Amerge and all acute migraine medications is greatly increased. ...Read more

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Is it possible for dosage of naratriptan to affect severity of side effects?

DO NOT EXCEED: Recommended dosage is based upon safety as exceeding could result in heart attack or stroke, which has happened in many cases of too much too often. ...Read more

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Can you take citalopram and naratriptan?

Yes: Both of these medications increase seratonin. If they are monitored by your doctor it is acceptable to use both at the same time. All of your physicians schold be informed of all medications, otc's, and nutracutacles you are taking. Also, your pharmacist should have this information. ...Read more

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Does anyone take citalopram plus naratriptan?

Very few: Both group overlap covering some neurotransmitters and also could have drug drug interactions depending on the age sex and meds of the pt is taking so sometimes pharm d are really good about helping as they have drug drug interaction websites at their access doctors don't and they spend a lot if time educating pts on meds than we do so I use their resource as my team and I am very close to all. ...Read more

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Is naratriptan one of the migraine headache medicines?

Yes: Naratriptan is known as amerge (naratriptan). Naratriptan is used to treat the symptoms of migraine headaches (severe, throbbing headaches that sometimes are accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to sound or light). Naratriptan is in a class of medications called selective serotonin receptor agonists. It works by narrowing blood vessels in the brain, stopping pain signals from being sent to the brain. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take amerge (naratriptan) for migraines after menopause when taking estrogel and progesterone?

Is it safe to take amerge (naratriptan) for migraines after menopause when taking estrogel and progesterone?

It is safe: The advantage of Amerge (naratriptan) in addition to its longer half-life, is its mild side effect profile which makes it more acceptable to patients who are unable to tolerate the side effects of sumatriptan. The advance age may be associated with a decreased prevalence of migraine. The onset of physiologic menopause (natural menopause) improved migraine in most women. Take care. ...Read more

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