Almotan 12.5 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Almotan Tablet

Almotan 12.5 Tablet is used in the treatment of migraine. It relieves the symptoms of migraine and prevents the attack from becoming worse.

Almotan Tablet side effects

Common
  • Neck pain
  • Dizziness
  • Sensation of heaviness
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness
  • Throat pain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Jaw pain
  • Nausea
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Warm sensation

How to use Almotan Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Almotan 12.5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Almotan Tablet works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Almotan 12.5 Tablet works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thereby relieving the migraine headaches.

Almotan Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Almotan 12.5 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Almotan 12.5 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
If Almotan 12.5 Tablet is required by the mother, it is not a reason to discontinue breastfeeding.
Driving
Almotan 12.5 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Almotan 12.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Almotan 12.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Almotan 12.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Almotan 12.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Almotan 12.5 Tablet for treatment of migraine headaches.
  • Some tips that may help avoid a migraine attack:
    • Have your meals at the same time everyday
    • Avoid bright lights and extreme temperatures
    • Avoid loud music and noisy places
    • Avoid chocolates, cheese, processed food, alcohol and smoking
    • Get enough sleep and avoid stress
  • It may cause sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Notify your doctor if your migraine occurs more often after starting the medication.
  • Notify your doctor if you have stomach pain, headache, bloody diarrhoea or worsening high blood pressure.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • This medication does not prevent migraine attacks from happening.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Almotan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Fungis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vlx
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Almotan

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I am suffering from migraine within 3 months now I have heavy neck through and head pain what can I doDear sir i m also taken divalprox 250 mg and sumatriptan and triptomer adv by neurologist but my problame same i m not ok
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Mental Wellness
Migraine is best treated by psychiatristI will urge you to visit Psychiatrist in nearby areaAnd get yourself examined properlyAs it needs examination and investigation if first line of medications are not working
Sir i am having sometimes mild pain above my left ear forehead. Sometimes it exists for 2 to 3 .then auto matically stop after 6 to 7 days again occurs
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
Cud be migraine Get mri brain done n show 2 neurologist Meanwhile try tab naproxen 250 mg sos
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FAQs

Q. Is Almotan a narcotic?

No. Almotan is not a narcotic

Q. What is Almotan malate?

Almotan malate is a salt form of Almotan

Q. Can I take paracetamol with almotriptan?

There is no known interaction between almotriptan and paracetamol. However, this does not confirm that it is safe to take these drugs together. Always follow doctor's advice on use of these medicines together

Q. How long does Almotan take to work?

Almotan action starts soon after consuming the medicine, and reaches its peak level within 1 to 3 hours.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th May 2018.
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