Zolmitriptan Nasal Spray (Zomig)
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Zolmitriptan is a prescription medication that treats migraine headaches and lessens the symptoms caused by migraines. You’ll take it at the onset of your migraine.
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How does Zolmitriptan work?
Zolmitriptan works by constricting the blood vessels around the brain, resulting in the brain being unable to receive the pain signals associated with migraines. With this process taking place, those pesky side symptoms of migraines such as nausea and light and sound sensitivity are eliminated.
While Zolmitriptan is not used to prevent migraines or lessen the frequency with which you experience migraines, it does treat existing migraine headaches. Take Zolmitriptan at the first sign of a migraine so you can get ahead of the pain and help lessen the effects of your migraine headache. Zolmitriptan is a nasal spray. Zolmitriptan should reduce your migraine symptoms, so if you don't notice a change, reach out to your prescribing doctor to discuss. Sometimes the relief you feel isn't quite enough.
Any expired medication should be properly discarded.
Is Zolmitriptan easy to get?
Absolutely. Nobody wants to suffer from migraine headaches, so Zolmitriptan is a safe, effective, and popular option for those who know the pain of migraine headaches and want to make sure they don't have to experience them any longer. While Zolmitriptan does require a prescription, it's readily available at most pharmacies with doctor's approval, or our doctors at Nurx can work with you to learn more about your symptoms and write a prescription for this medication. It's likely your insurance will cover Zolmitriptan, but if it doesn't or if you don't have insurance, we at Nurx are committed to getting you the relief you need.
Are there any precautions that should be taken when using Zolmitriptan?
As with any medication, you should consult with a physician before taking Zolmitriptan. It's best to inform your prescribing physician of any and all medications you are currently taking or have taken in the past, including herbal supplements, so they can determine if Zolmitriptan is right for you. Your doctor should also be made aware of any allergies or if you have had an allergic reaction to Zolmitriptan in the past.
Be sure to share your medical history with your doctor, including if you or your family members have a history of:
- Heart disease.
- High blood pressure.
- Liver disease.
- Blood circulation issues.
- High cholesterol.
Individuals who smoke or are overweight will need to share this information with the doctor as well.
Are there any side effects?
The great news about Zolmitriptan is that there are minimal side effects, making it an effective drug for many. In fact, many Zolmitriptan users don't experience any side effects. The most common side effects include a spike in blood pressure, tightness or pain in your chest, neck, or jaw, and feelings of numbness or tingling.
While uncommon, other side effects can include:
- Stomach pain or diarrhea.
- Loss of appetite.
- Dry mouth.
- Blurred vision.
- Nervousness and anxiety.
- Difficulty swallowing.
- Frequent urination.
- Redness of skin.
- Trouble sleeping.
This is not a comprehensive list of possible side effects, and you may experience a side effect that is not found here. If you develop any concerning symptoms, either seek medical help right away or reach out to a physician who can guide you on how serious the side effect is and what you should do.
Does Zolmitriptan interact with other drugs?
The most important drug interaction to be aware of is with MAO inhibitors. Taking MAO inhibitors with Zolmitriptan can have serious effects, so they should not be taken within two weeks of each other. If you are prescribed Zolmitriptan and an MAO inhibitor, check with your doctor on when to take certain medications. Your doctor may instruct you to only take one medication over the other or eliminate one from your prescriptions.
How do I get a prescription for Zolmitriptan through Nurx?
At Nurx, we want to make the prescription process easy for all. Take our healthcare assessment, provide your medical history, and submit insurance information. If appropriate, an approved doctor in your state can then prescribe Zolmitriptan to you and help you work out the details of getting it shipped directly to your home or filled at your neighborhood pharmacy.
Can I buy Zolmitriptan online through Nurx?
Yes! Our team is available to assist you with purchasing Zolmitriptan through our website with a proper prescription. Simply submit your information, including medical insurance, if you have any, and we can help you feel migraine-free soon. If you don't have insurance, that shouldn't keep you from being able to access the medication you need. We at Nurx can help you navigate through other options available to you.
How long would it take to deliver Zolmitriptan if I bought it online?
We know that you want to live pain-free as soon as possible, and we want to help you realize this goal. Once your request is approved, we'll work to get it in your hands as quickly as we can.
Is Zolmitriptan a generic medication?
Yes, Zolmitriptan is a generic medication. The brand name of the mediation is Zomig.
Who makes Zolmitriptan?
AstraZeneca makes Zolmitriptan.
Does Zolmitriptan cause rebound headaches?
There is some risk of rebound headaches or more frequent headaches than before you started taking Zolmitriptan. This is frequently caused by taking too much Zolmitriptan over a certain period of time. If you have concerns over how many headaches you're getting, especially when using Zolmitriptan, contact a medical professional.
Does Zolmitriptan cause hair loss?
Although extremely rare, there is a slight chance that you may notice some hair loss while taking Zolmitriptan.
Can you take Zolmitriptan and ibuprofen together?
While there are not any indications that taking these medications together causes side effects, consult your doctor before doing so.
How does Nurx work?
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