Always consult a doctor or patient care specialist before using zolmitriptan nasal spray.
Indications and Usage
Zolmitriptan belongs to a class of medications called selective serotonin receptor agonists. It is indicated for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults.
It works by narrowing blood vessels around the brain, preventing pain signals from being sent to the brain and blocking the release of certain natural substances that cause pain, nausea and other migraine symptoms.
Do not take zolmitriptan nasal spray if:
- Smoke or if you are overweight; li>
- You have a heart condition or had a heart attack; li>
- You liver or kidney disease; li>
- You have Raynaud’s disease (problems with blood flow to the fingers, toes, ears, and nose) or ischemic bowel disease (bloody diarrhea and stomach pain caused by decreased blood flow to the intestines).
Ask your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or if you are breast-feeding. If you became pregnant while using zolmitriptan nasal spray, call your doctor.
You should know that zolmitriptan nasal spray can make you sleepy. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how this medicine affects you.
Administration and Dosage
Consult your doctor or pharmacist for dosage guidelines. The recommended dose to treat allergic reactions of the nose is 1-2 sprays in each nostril three times a day. It is usually used every 8-10 hours as needed, but no more than twice in a 24-hour period.
Ask your doctor about the medications you are taking or the medical conditions you have before your treatment with zolmitriptan nasal spray.
May interact with paracetamol antidepressants, such as amitriptyline, amoxapine, clomipramine, desipramine, doxepin, imipramine, nortriptyline, protriptyline, and trimipramine; aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen and naproxen; cimetidine; Oral contraceptives and selective serotonin / norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRI) such as desvenlafaxine duloxetine, sibutramine and venlafaxine.
Symptoms of overdose include drowsiness or drowsiness. These symptoms should be reported to the medical professional.
No adverse reactions have been reported.