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Dr. Thomas Karelis
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Zolmitriptan (Overview)

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


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What doe zolmitriptan help?

What doe zolmitriptan  help?

Migraine Headaches: Zolmitriptan or zomig is a medicine that treats migraine headaches in adults. Your doctor will tell you if this medicine is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Karelis
20 doctors shared insights

Zolmitriptan (Overview)

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


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When will zomig side effects wear off?

12 hours: The half life of zomig is 3 hours (half metabolized in 3 hours). That means it is essentially gone and side effects over in 12 hours. ...Read more

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How long do the effects of zomig last?

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

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What doe zolmitriptan help?

Migraine Headaches: Zolmitriptan or zomig is a medicine that treats migraine headaches in adults. Your doctor will tell you if this medicine is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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How do you think zolmitriptan will help?

How do you think  zolmitriptan will help?

For acute migraines: Zomig is a medication that can help with acute migraine attacks. It comes in 3 different forms- tablets, nasal spray, and disintegrating tablets. Check with your physician which migraine medication is best for you. ...Read more

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I normally take zolmitriptan for migraines but my recent ones are different and more acute, and that doesn't work. I got a steroid shot in Aug but still no help. I've even taken tramadol 50mg and the pain still doesn't go away, should I go see my neuro ag

I normally take zolmitriptan for migraines but my recent ones are different and more acute, and that doesn't work. I got a steroid shot in Aug but still no help. I've even taken tramadol 50mg and the pain still doesn't go away, should I go see my neuro ag

Advice: I would be amazed if you have anything new other than your migraines evolving into a more resistant pattern. Analgesics of any kind are a BAD idea here as can result in chronic daily headaches due to rebound. Zomig comes in a nasal spray and may work better, but other triptans can likewise work. Can we suggest a Concierge visit to help this further? ...Read more

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When I'm allergic to something my top lip gets alittle swollen and my chest starts to hurt could I be allergic to my migraine medicine Zolmitriptan?

When I'm allergic to something my top lip gets alittle swollen and my chest starts to hurt could I be allergic to my migraine medicine Zolmitriptan?

Short answer- yes: Any time your body responds to either a medication or food with swelling, this is a sign of allergic reaction. What you are experiencing is something called angio-edema. Its reassurring that its only on your lip, however if your throat or tongue swell, this could be an emergency. I would consult your prescribing physician about this drug reaction. ...Read more

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Does anyone know much about zomig?

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

Zomig (Definition)

Zolmitriptan is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more