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Zomig (Overview)

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


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What s the difference between zomig (zolmitriptan) and maxalt?

What s the difference between zomig (zolmitriptan) and maxalt?

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

Zomig (Overview)

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


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Does anyone know anything about zomig (zolmitriptan) effects?

Does anyone know anything about zomig (zolmitriptan) effects?

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 more

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How do you use zomig (zolmitriptan) spray?

How do you use zomig (zolmitriptan) spray?

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 more

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As for migraine attack is zomig (zolmitriptan) 2.5 is effective and what's the dosage of this medicine?

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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

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Does the medicines zomig (zolmitriptan) and cyproheptadine work well for migraines?

Does the medicines zomig (zolmitriptan) and cyproheptadine work well for migraines?

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

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When will zomig (zolmitriptan) side effects wear off?

When will zomig (zolmitriptan) side effects wear off?

12 hours: The half life of zomig (zolmitriptan) 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 side effects of zomig (zolmitriptan) usually last?

How long do the side effects of zomig (zolmitriptan) usually last?

Zomig (zolmitriptan): Zomig (zolmitriptan) for headaches has half-life of 6-8 hours. Side effects mostly resolve by 8-12 hours and that depends on dose. ...Read more

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How long do the effects of zomig (zolmitriptan) 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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Does anyone know much about zomig (zolmitriptan)?

Does anyone know much about zomig (zolmitriptan)?

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

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Where can I buy zomig (zolmitriptan) pills?

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

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Zolmitriptan (Definition)

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