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Zolmitriptan (Zomig)

If you are an adult who experiences migraine headaches, you may benefit from a prescription drug called zolmitriptan (Zomig®). Although this medication will not help prevent migraines, it can be useful in treating a migraine that is already occurring. Zolmitriptan comes in many forms, including:
 
  • Tablets
  • Nasal spray
  • Orally disintegrating tablets (these dissolve in the mouth).
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This medication is generally well tolerated. However, side effects are possible and may include:
 
  • Unusual taste (for the nasal spray)
  • Dizziness
  • Abnormal sensations, such as tingling, burning, or pricking (paresthesia)
  • Neck pain, jaw pain, or throat pain (or tightness or pressure).
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(Click Zolmitriptan to learn more about this medication, including details about generic availability, how it works, and general safety precautions.)
 

Zolmitriptan (Zomig)

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