Useful Information of Zolmitriptan
Molecular weight:287.357 g/mol
Description of Zolmitriptan:
Brand name:Zomig, Zomig-ZMT
PRESCRIBED FOR: Zolmitriptan is used to relieve migraine headaches and associated nausea and sensitivity to light. It should not be used to treat types of headaches other than migraine.
DOSING: Dosing: The initial dose is 2.5 mg or less. The dose can be repeated after 2 hours if symptoms persist. The maximum dose is 10 mg per day. Doses less than 2.5 mg can be achieved by splitting the 2.5 mg tablet. Zolmitriptan may be taken with or without food.
SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects are generally transient. Some common side effects include pain or tightness in the chest or throat, tingling sensations, flushing, weakness, dizziness, abdominal discomfort, and sweating. Rarely, allergic reactions (even shock) have been reported though usually in individuals who are highly allergic to many substances.
STORAGE: Zolmitriptan should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and light. It should be kept out of the reach of children.