Medications


Naratriptan Oral Tablet

Brands: Amerge

Uses

For migraine headaches.

Instructions

This medicine may be taken with or without food.

Do not take more than 2 doses per episode of pain. Wait at least 4 hours before using the medicine again.

Store at room temperature away from heat, light, and moisture. Do not keep in the bathroom.

Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.

Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.

Do not take the medicine more than twice during 24 hours.

Cautions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Your ability to stay alert or to react quickly may be impaired by this medicine. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this medicine will affect you.

Please check with your doctor before drinking alcohol while on this medicine.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Do not take St. John's wort while on this medicine.

If you have had a heart attack or a stroke within the past 6 months, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.

Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • dizziness or drowsiness
  • feeling of heat or flushing
  • skin tingling, burning or prickly feeling
  • weakness

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • agitated feeling or trouble sleeping
  • loss of balance
  • chest or jaw pain
  • changes in memory, mood, or thinking
  • confusion
  • severe, watery or bloody diarrhea
  • fainting
  • cold hands or feet
  • numbness or tingling in hands and feet
  • hallucinations (unusual thoughts, seeing or hearing things that are not real)
  • fast or irregular heart beats
  • muscle aches, spasms or abnormal movements
  • pale or blue skin, lips or fingernails
  • restlessness
  • shortness of breath
  • difficulty speaking
  • symptoms of stroke (such as one-sided weakness, slurred speech, confusion)
  • unusual or unexplained tiredness or weakness
  • blurring or changes of vision
  • severe or persistent vomiting

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Extra

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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