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Almotan 12.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Almotan 12.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Almotan 12.5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Almotan Tablet

Uses of Almotan Tablet

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

Almotan Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Almotan are 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 mg 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 mg Tablet works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thereby relieving the migraine headaches.
In Depth Information on Almotan Tablet

Expert advice for Almotan Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Almotan 12.5 mg 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.
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Almotan Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Almotan Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Almotan 12.5 mg 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 mg 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 mg Tablet is required by the mother, it is not a reason to discontinue breastfeeding.
Driving
Almotan 12.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Almotan 12.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Almotan 12.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Almotan 12.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Almotan 12.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Almotan Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Almotriptan
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Almotan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Almotan with Erythromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox
Almotan with Roxithromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Rin
Almotan with Clarithromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac
Almotan with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx
Almotan with Fluconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan
Almotan with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra
Almotan with Tramadol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tramadol: Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi, Cradol, Rimol, Aldol T, Trawel
Almotan with Escitalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Escitalopram: Kopram
Almotan with Venlafaxine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Vlx
Almotan with Fluoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluoxetine: Flotin
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