Why do I need this medicine?
Zolmitriptan is used to treat migraine headaches. It helps to reduce pain and other symptoms associated with a migraine headache.
How do I take this medicine?
Take Zolmitriptan exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
This medicine may be taken with or without food. Swallow the tablet whole with a full glass of water.
If you are taking the orally disintegrating tablet, remove it from the foil just before taking and place the tablet on your tongue. Allow the tablet to slowly dissolve and swallow it together with your saliva.
Take Zolmitriptan only when you have a migraine attack. Do not take this medicine if you do not have a migraine attack.
Zolmitriptan should be taken at the first sign of a migraine headache. If your migraine headache does not go away after taking the first dose, do not take a second dose without first asking your doctor. If your doctor says that you can take a second dose, wait for at least 2 hours from the time you took the first dose before taking the second dose.
Do not take more than 2 doses of Zolmitriptan in a 24-hour period.
Do not take more than 10 mg of Zolmitriptan in a 24-hour period.