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Do you need a prescription for zolmitriptan?

Yes, zolmitriptan is only available with a valid physician Rx.

How much is zolmitriptan without Insurance in the US?

Our website gives two competitive savings options to US customers who wish to purchase zolmitriptan, as either a brand or generic, if available. The first is access to medications through our mail-order online pharmacy. The second is by using the Now Patient Rx Advantage Card, which can be used in over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. If you are insured, then in most cases, the cash price will be significantly cheaper than the copay.

What will my out-of-pocket cost be for zolmitriptan in the US?

There are no out-of-pocket (OOP) costs because we are currently only offering a cash-based option to purchase medications.

Is Now Patient a zolmitriptan savings card?

Yes. Save up to 90% on your zolmitriptan with the FREE Now Patient Rx Advantage card*.
*Based on the difference between the U&C submitted by the pharmacy and the price the patients pay.

Can you handle Rx transfers for home delivery in the US?

Yes. If you use the mail-order online pharmacy option, then we can handle requests by you to have your prescription transferred to our pharmacy for home delivery. We can even help you manage your refills by giving you timely reminders, so you do not run out of your medication.

Is Now Patient a zolmitriptan coupon provider in the US?

No. Now Patient does not provide zolmitriptan coupons or FREE zolmitriptan samples.

Do you accept commercial, Medicare or Medicaid coverage for zolmitriptan in the US?

No. Currently, we only offer cash-based options for purchase, therefore we do not require your insurance benefit details. In the future, our plan is to be able to handle commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid including cases where you have multiple health plans that provide benefit coverage (e.g. Medicaid and Commercial). We also anticipate being able to handle more complex scenarios such as using primary insurance combined with a manufacturer copay assistance program.

Does Now Patient work with Medicare?

Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than Medicare copays. We do not bill Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug coverage). When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.

Does Now Patient work with Commercial Insurance?

Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than commercial plan copays. We do not bill your commercial plan. When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.

What should you do if you use too much zolmitriptan?


Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using zolmitriptan. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you’ve used too much zolmitriptan. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.


If you think it is an emergency, call 999 or find your nearest A&E
If you need help now, but it’s not an emergency go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Alternatively you can speak to one of our pharmacists or use the Now Patient app to make an appointment with your GP.

What should I do if I miss my dose?

There are occasions when people forget to take their medication at correct prescribed times. This may not only have an effect on potentially making the medication less effective but it may also inadvertently lead to taking doses too close together, thereby increasing the risks of side effects.

Click here to find out what to do if you forgot to take your medication

What is generic zolmitriptan?

Generic zolmitriptan refers to the non-brand-name version of the medication. It contains the same active ingredient as the brand-name drug but is typically less expensive.

FDA approval of zolmitriptan

Zolmitriptan is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of acute migraine headaches.

Active ingredient of zolmitriptan

The active ingredient of zolmitriptan is zolmitriptan.

US brand name of zolmitriptan and manufacturer

Zolmitriptan is available in the US under various brand names, including Zomig-ZMT and Qtrypta. It is manufactured by various pharmaceutical companies.

UK brand name of zolmitriptan and manufacturer

In the UK, zolmitriptan is available under various brand names, including Zomig and Zomig Rapimelt. The manufacturer may vary depending on the brand name.

Prescription requirement for zolmitriptan

A prescription (Rx) is required for zolmitriptan in both the US and the UK.

Availability of zolmitriptan in the UK with NHS prescription

Zolmitriptan is available in the UK with an NHS prescription.

Conditions treated by zolmitriptan

Zolmitriptan is specifically used for the acute treatment of migraine headaches (hemiplegic or basilar migraine) or cluster headaches in adults.

How does zolmitriptan work?

Zolmitriptan belongs to a class of medications called triptans. It works by narrowing the blood vessels in the brain and reducing the release of certain chemicals that contribute to the migraine headache, including serotonin. By constricting the blood vessels and reducing inflammation, zolmitriptan helps relieve the pain and other symptoms associated with migraines.

Forms of zolmitriptan available

Zolmitriptan is available in various forms, including oral tablets, orally disintegrating tablets, and nasal spray.

Dosage of zolmitriptan

The dose of zolmitriptan may vary depending on the individual and the severity of the migraine headache. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage instructions provided by the healthcare provider.

Directions for zolmitriptan use

Zolmitriptan should be taken as soon as possible after the onset of a migraine headache. The medication is usually taken orally with water, or the orally disintegrating tablets can be placed on the tongue and allowed to dissolve. The nasal spray is administered in the nostril as directed.

Warnings and contraindications for zolmitriptan

  • Zolmitriptan should not be used to prevent or reduce the number of migraine attacks. It is only intended for the acute treatment of migraines
  • It may interact with certain medications, including other triptans and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Inform the healthcare provider about all medications being taken
  • Zolmitriptan may cause a serious condition called serotonin syndrome. There is an increased risk if you are taking other treatments that increase serotonin
  • Tell your doctor if you have a family history of heart problems such as heart disease, stroke, heart attacks, high blood pressure (hypertension), angina (chest pain), or ischemic bowel disease (stomach pain and bloody diarrhea) before taking this medication

Use of zolmitriptan during pregnancy

The use of zolmitriptan during pregnancy should be carefully considered, and the potential risks and benefits should be discussed with a healthcare provider.

Use of zolmitriptan while breastfeeding

Zolmitriptan may pass into breast milk, but it is typically considered safe to use while breastfeeding. It is recommended to consult a healthcare provider before using zolmitriptan while breastfeeding.

Possible side effects of zolmitriptan

Common side effects of zolmitriptan may include dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, and dry mouth. Serious side effects are rare but can occur. Promptly report any concerning symptoms to a healthcare professional. Get medical help right away if you have a serious side effects such as an allergic reaction. Symptoms include hives, trouble breathing, worsening shortness of breath, sore throat, chest pain, swelling of the face, tongue or throat, skin rash, blisters, and serious skin reactions.

Interactions with other drugs

Zolmitriptan may interact with certain medications, including selective serotonin receptor agonists such as almotriptan, eletriptan, frovatriptan, naratriptan, rizatriptan, or sumatriptan, ergot-type medications such as dihydroergotamine, ergotamine, methylergonovine, and methysergide, monoamine oxidase inhibitors such as isocarboxazid, phenelzine or tranylcypromine, acetaminophen, antidepressants such as amitriptyline, cimetidine, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as fluoxetine, and selective serotonin/norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) such as duloxetine. It is important to inform your healthcare provider about all the prescription drugs, over the counter nonprescription medications, salt substitutes, herbal products, supplements, and vitamins you are taking to avoid potential adverse effects and drug interactions.

Similar drugs to zolmitriptan

Other triptans used for the treatment of migraines include sumatriptan, rizatriptan, and eletriptan.


  • FDA Prescribing Information for Zolmitriptan
  • MHRA product information for Zolmitriptan
  • WebMD – Zolmitriptan
  • Drugs.com – Zolmitriptan
  • NHS UK
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