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Almotriptan Information

Almotriptan Benefits & Uses

Almotriptan is used to treat the following -

Almotriptan Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Almotriptan


Almotriptan Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Almotriptan is used -

  1. Abdominal Pain Mild
  2. Allergic reaction
  3. Itching or burning
  4. Urticaria
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Weakness
  7. Dry Mouth Mild
  8. Fatigue Mild
  9. Headache Mild
  10. Nausea or vomiting
  11. Sleepiness
  12. Throat Irritation
  13. Numbness or tingling
  14. Irregular heartbeat
  15. Drowsiness
  16. Diarrhoea
  17. Dyspepsia
  18. Anxiety Mild
  19. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  20. Chest Pain Moderate
  21. Gastritis Moderate
  22. Erythema

Almotriptan Related Warnings

Is the use of Almotriptan safe for pregnant women?

Harmful effects of Almotriptan are extremely rare for pregnant ladies.


Is the use of Almotriptan safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may suffer serious consequences after taking Almotriptan. So don't take this drug without consulting your doctor first, otherwise it may be dangerous for you.


What is the effect of Almotriptan on the Kidneys?

Side effects of Almotriptan rarely affect the kidney.


What is the effect of Almotriptan on the Liver?

Almotriptan may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.


What is the effect of Almotriptan on the Heart?

Almotriptan may have severe effects on your heart, so do not take it without first consulting your doctor.


Severe Interaction of Almotriptan with Other Drugs

Almotriptan should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



      Almotriptan Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Almotriptan unless your doctor advises you to do so -

      1. Angina
      2. Heart Disease
      3. Liver Disease
      4. Kidney Disease

      Frequently asked Questions about Almotriptan

      Is this Almotriptan habit forming or addictive?

      Forming a habit of Almotriptan has not been reported.


      Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Almotriptan.


      Is it safe?

      " Yes, Almotriptan it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      Yes, in many cases, taking Almotriptan can help with mental disorders.


      Almotriptan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Almotriptan

      Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Almotriptan to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.


      Interaction between Alcohol and Almotriptan

      Taking alcohol with Almotriptan can be dangerous.

      This medicine data has been created by -
      Md Saadullah
      M.Pharma, Pharmacy
      3 Years of Experience
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      Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      2 Years of Experience
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      1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Axert® (almotriptan malate)
      2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 179