What is Zomig Rapimelt?
Zomig Rapimelt is a medication that contains Zolmitriptan. It is a Serotonin or 5HT antagonist. This medication is likewise known as the ‘Triptan.’ The medicine is specially made to relieve migraine headache attacks.
How does Zomig Rapimelt work?
Zomig Rapimelt functions by mimicking the serotonin receptors or 5HT receptors that are found inside the brain. This naturally occurring substance known as serotonin often acts on these receptors and it helps to narrow the blood vessels in the brain. These receptors constrict the blood vessels and help relieve one of the severe pains caused by migraine headaches.
Even though the real cause of migraine headaches is not totally understood, it is known that the expansion of the blood vessels in the brain as the main culprit that causes throbbing pain in the head that makes up for migraine headaches.
What are benefits of Zomig Rapimelt?
Like the rest of the Zomig line of migraine medications, the Zomig Rapimelt is helpful for those who want to take the medication in tablet form. It is effective in getting rid of the severe pain brought about by migraine attacks. It narrows down the blood vessels surrounding the brain and helps block the substances that cause the pain in the areas of the head.
The dosage of Zomig Rapimelt must be taken immediately after the migraine headache had begun. But, it is likewise effective when taken at a later parts of the migraine attack. The tablets are taken sublingually. It is melted under the tongue with your saliva without having to take a glass full of water
Side Effects of Zomig Rapimelt
- Neck pain
- Throat pain
- Fatigue and exhaustion
zolmitriptan. Each tablet contains 2.5 mg of zolmitriptan.
aspartame (E951), citric acid anhydrous, silica colloidal anhydrous, crospovidone, magnesium stearate, mannitol (E421), microcrystalline cellulose, orange flavour (SN027512) and sodium hydrogen carbonate