Almotriptan

Almotriptan is used for the treatment of headache, migraine, nausea and vomiting. Almotriptan is a 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor agonists where it helps to constrict blood vessels in the head to relieve headache or migraine attacks.

Generic Axert

AlmotriptanĀ 

Almotan, Almigra

4

MSN Laboratories, Eigen Pharma

Tablet

12.5 mg, 6.25 mg

Australia

Almotriptan

Uses

Almotriptan is used in the treatment of acute migraine attacks

How it Works

Almotriptan works by constricting or narrowing blood vessels, thereby relieving the migraine headaches. Almotriptan also belongs to a class of medicines known as 5HT1-receptor agonists or also known as triptans. Triptans work by stimulating the receptors of a natural substance in the brain called serotonin which is also called 5HT this then eases the symptoms of a migraine attack.

Common Side effects

Some of the potential side effects of Almotriptan can include the symptoms below;

Neck pain,
Dizziness,
Throat pain,
Dry mouth,
Jaw pain,
Sensation of heaviness,
Sleepiness,
Weakness,
Nausea,
Paresthesia.

Popular Products

Similar Product