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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

Zomig (Definition)

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


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Are there side effects to using zomig (zolmitriptan)?

Are there side effects to using zomig (zolmitriptan)?

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

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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 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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What is the drug classification of zomig (zolmitriptan)?

What is the drug classification of zomig (zolmitriptan)?

Zomig (zolmitriptan): It is a triptan, available by prescription, used in the acute treatment of migraine attacks. ...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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Can you mix zomig (zolmitriptan) and reductil?

Can you mix zomig (zolmitriptan) and reductil?

Not recommended: Reductil has been taken off the market because it has been linked to an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. ...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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Zolmitriptan (Definition)

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