Used for Migraines

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Updated on 26 Apr 2024

Learn more about ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY



ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY is the brand name for zolmitriptan.

What dosages is ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY available in?

What dosages is ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY available in?

ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY is available as a 2.5 mg, and 5 mg nasal spray.

What is ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY used for?

What is ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY used for?

ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY is a triptan that is used for the treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults.

How does ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY work?

How does ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY work?

ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY is a triptan. It works by attaching to certain serotonin receptors (proteins) in your brain and nervous system. These proteins react to serotonin, which is a natural chemical in your body that might play a role in migraines. When ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY attaches to these receptors, it’s thought to help lower blood vessel swelling in the brain. It’s also thought to help stop the release of pain signals through your nerves. This helps relieve migraine pain.



The recommended starting dose of ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY is 2.5 mg. The maximum single dose is 5 mg. May repeat dose after 2 hours if needed; not to exceed 10 mg in any 24-hour period.

Is it safe for me to take ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY?

Is it safe for me to take ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY?

ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication in the following:

  • History of ischemic heart disease or coronary artery vasospasm
  • Symptomatic Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome or other cardiac accessory conduction pathway disorders
  • History of stroke, transient ischemic attack, or hemiplegic or basilar migraine
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Ischemic bowel disease
    Uncontrolled hypertension
  • Recent (within 24 hours) use of another 5-HT1 agonist (e.g., another triptan) or of an ergot-type medication.
    MAO-A inhibitor used in past 2 weeks
  • Hypersensitivity to ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY
ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY Common Side Effects

ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY Common Side Effects

Common side effects of ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY:

  • Unusual taste
  • Pins and needles feeling in the arms or legs
  • Dizziness
  • Extreme sensitivity to touch, pain, pressure, and thermal sensations
ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY Serious Side Effects

ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Heart attack: chest or arm pain, shortness of breath, cold sweat
  • Stroke: sudden weakness on one side of your body, headache, changes in your speech or vision, confusion
  • Serotonin syndrome: high fever, racing heart, hallucinations, sudden changes in thought or mood, movement problems
  • Allergic reaction: rash; hives; difficulty breathing or swallowing; swollen face, lips, mouth, tongue, or throat
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY

The following medications may interact with ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY:

  • If co-administered with cimetidine: Maximum single dose of 2.5 mg, not to exceed 5 mg in any 24-hour period


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Is ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY safe in pregnancy?

Is ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY safe in pregnancy?

Based on animal data, ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY may cause fetal harm. Tell your healthcare provider if you become pregnant while taking ZOMIG NASAL SPRAY.


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