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Side Effects Of Zomig
Similar to others: •unusual taste (for zomig® nasal spray) -- up to 21 percent of people •dizziness -- up to 10 percent •abnormal sensations such as tingling, burning, or pricking (paresthesia) -- up to 10 percent •neck pain, jaw pain, or throat pain (or tightness or pressure) -- up to 10 percent •weakness -- up to 9 percent •nausea -- up to 9 percent •drowsiness -- up to 8 percent. ...Read more
12 hours: The half life is 3 hours (half metabolized in 3 hours). 4 half lives should have it essentially out of your body. ...Read more
See below: All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using zomig: burning, numbness, or tingling of the skin; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; feeling of heaviness or pressure; nausea; warm or hot sensation; weaknes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Zomig (zolmitriptan) pills purchase: Hello. Are your local pharmacies too expensive? If it an expense issue, you might qualify for Johnson & Johnson's patient assistance program. Go to the following: http://www.jjpaf.org/ They have helped some of my patients get their medications for little to no cost. Another resource: Partnership for Prescription Assistance https://www.pparx.org/ They try and connect patients with providers. ...Read more
Yes: Zomig® (zolmitriptan) is a prescription medication that is used to treat migraine headaches. It will not help to prevent migraines, but it can help to treat a migraine that has already started. In addition to zomig tablets, zomig® nasal spray and zomig zmt® (orally disintegrating tablets that dissolve in the mouth) are also available. ...Read more
See below: •blow your nose gently before use •remove the protective cap •hold the nasal sprayer device gently with your fingers and thumb. Do not press the plunger until you have put the tip into your nostril or you will lose the dose •block one nostril •tilt your head back slightly •breathe in gently through your nose and at the same time press the plunger firmly with your thumb. The plunger may feel stiff. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both triptans: Each might stop a migraine if taken within the first 60-90 mins of headache onset, and both have a brief half-life, about 3-4 hrs. Maxalt comes as tablet or mlt which can dissolve in mouth. Zomig (zolmitriptan) available as nasal spray, which may resolve headache within 15 min, but tablet and zmt dissolving forms are both available. Might use one or other based on results. ...Read more
Both may & many othe: Zomig (zolmitriptan) is a tryptan, which is in a group very commonly used to rx migraine, best taken as soon as feel it coming on (aura). Periactin is med used as an antihistamine for allergic skin reactions, but also migraine. Migraines r as unique as individual personalities; so it may take multiple trials of meds & rx; multiple attempts to find the triggers. Do this w a professional versed in rx headaches. ...Read more
As for migraine attack is zomig (zolmitriptan) 2.5 is effective and what's the dosage of this medicine?
Zomig (zolmitriptan): Doses of 2.5 or 5 mg. Are effective for such headaches. Total daily dose is as recommended by your neurologist. ...Read more
I have mild anisicora according to my vet! i suffer from headaches and take zomig (zolmitriptan) for migraines should I be worried incase it's related?
Yes: Most likely is related, but anisocoria up to 1mm is physiological. No need to worry, ut if you are concerned, i would check with your doctor. ...Read more
I am 82 yrs old I have had migraines (more than 4 ea week) Have had all neuro exams including migraine studies, I cannot find a medication that works for me. I have tried sumatripitan, Zomig, Do you have any suggestions? Must keep cost in line. medic
Prevention: Try and identify then stay away from triggers. Avoid alcohol, avoid excessive caffein intake, if you smoke then please try to quit! Preventative mediations such as topiramate or valproic acid are effective. Acupuncture is actually as good or better at prevention than medications but can be expensive. Behavioral therapy, relaxation exercises/mindfulness and even aromatherapy help as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What Meds can I take for migraine lasting 2 weeks I have tried imatrex , fioricet, and zomig (zolmitriptan).. What should I do?
I get migraines when I am hot either from sun or exercise.Tried Metoprolol but didn't help. Zomig (zolmitriptan) works but It's prn. Is there a preventative med? TY!
Many: It goes without saying that you'll have to loop your neurologist or PCP in, but there are a variety with varying degrees of efficacy behind them that have been used as controller meds for migraines. Antidepressants: amitriptyline, venlafaxine. Antiepileptics: topiramate, divalproex. Other blood pressure meds: verapamil, lisinopril. Hope this helps as a place to start discussion with your MD! ...Read more