|Patient Information Leaflet
What is Almotriptan?
Almotriptan is a medication used to treat migraines. It belongs to a class of drugs called triptans, which work by narrowing blood vessels in the brain to relieve migraine headaches.
What is Almotriptan used for?
Almotriptan is used to treat migraines. It is not used to prevent migraines or to treat other types of headaches.
How does Almotriptan work?
Almotriptan works by narrowing blood vessels in the brain, which helps to relieve migraine headaches. It also blocks the release of certain chemicals in the brain that cause pain and inflammation.
Who is Almotriptan suitable for?
Almotriptan is suitable for adults over the age of 18 who suffer from migraines. It is not suitable for people who have certain medical conditions, such as uncontrolled high blood pressure, heart disease, or liver disease. It is also not suitable for people who are taking certain medications, such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) or ergotamine-containing medications.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Almotriptan.
How to take Almotriptan
- Take one tablet of Almotriptan as soon as you feel a migraine coming on.
- If your migraine comes back after taking the first tablet, you may take a second tablet at least 2 hours after the first tablet.
- Do not take more than 2 tablets in a 24-hour period.
You should take Almotriptan with a glass of water. You can take it with or without food.
You should only take Almotriptan to treat migraines. It is not a preventative medication and should not be taken on a regular basis.
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Almotriptan Side Effects
Like all medications, Almotriptan can cause side effects. The most common side effects include:
Common Side Effects
- Dry mouth
Uncommon Side Effects
- Feeling hot or cold
- Feeling weak or unwell
- Feeling sleepy or drowsy
Serious Side Effects
- Chest pain or tightness
- Shortness of breath
- Severe stomach pain
- Severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis)
If you experience any of these serious side effects, you should seek medical attention immediately.
For a full list of side effects, please refer to the patient information leaflet.
Active Ingredients: Almotriptan malate
Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, lactose monohydrate, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, titanium dioxide (E171), triacetin, iron oxide yellow (E172).
- Do not take Almotriptan if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
- Do not take Almotriptan if you have uncontrolled high blood pressure, heart disease, or liver disease.
- Do not take Almotriptan if you are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) or ergotamine-containing medications.
- Do not take Almotriptan if you are pregnant or breastfeeding without talking to your doctor or pharmacist first.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel drowsy or dizzy after taking Almotriptan.
- If your migraine does not improve after taking Almotriptan, you should talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
For more information, please refer to the patient information leaflet.