Rapimig (zolmitriptan) dispersible tablets 2.5 mg. N6

$35.00

The drug is used to eliminate migraine attacks, which are accompanied by the appearance of an aura or without it.

Category: Manufacturer: Malta

Description

Rapimig Composition and form of release
Rapimig is made in tablets. Each tablet contains 2,5 mg of zolmitriptan. One carton contains one blister containing 6 tablets.

Pharmacological properties
The drug causes vasoconstriction of cranial vessels, and also inhibits the release of neuropeptides, which are the main effector transmitter of reflex excitement, activates vasodilation, which provokes the onset of a migraine attack. The drug inhibits the development of a migraine attack, without exerting a direct analgesic effect. In addition to stopping a migraine attack, taking the drug eliminates nausea, vomiting associated with left-sided attacks, as well as photo and phonophobia. The drug soothes migraine attacks that occur during menstruation.

Indications
The drug is used to eliminate migraine attacks, which are accompanied by the appearance of an aura or without it.

Contraindications
The appointment of Rapimig is contraindicated in patients with intolerance to zolmitriptan.
Also, its use is contraindicated in severe or moderate arterial hypertension, myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease, angiospastic form of angina pectoris, peripheral vascular disease, cerebrovascular disorders and transient ischemic attacks.

Application during pregnancy and lactation
During pregnancy, the use of Rapimig is justified only if the expected therapeutic effect for the mother significantly outweighs the possible risk to the fetus.
After taking Rapimig, it is possible to resume breastfeeding no earlier than 24 hours later.

Method of administration and dosage
Rapimig is not used to prevent migraine attacks. The drug is recommended to be used at the first signs of the disease, but its effectiveness is not related to how long after the onset of the attack the pill was taken.
When taking the drug, the tablet can simply be swallowed or put on the tongue and slowly dissolve.
To stop the attack, you need to take one tablet at a dosage of 2.5 mg. If taking the first pill did not allow obtaining the desired effect, then it is recommended to take the drug again within 24 hours. If the use of the second dose is necessary, then it should be taken no earlier than two hours after the first. With a low efficacy of the drug in the minimum dosage, a single dose of the drug at a dosage of 5 mg is permissible. The highest daily dose is 10 mg.

Overdose
When Rapimig is taken in high doses, the development of a sedative effect is observed.
To eliminate the undesirable effect, the patient undergoes gastric lavage, prescribes the intake of activated carbon and symptomatic treatment.

Side effects
Tachycardia, increased blood pressure, angina pectoris, coronary spasm, sensory disturbances, headache, hyperesthesia, drowsiness, fever, dyspeptic disorders, dry mouth, polyuria, frequent urination, urgency, muscle weakness, asthenia, muscle pain and allergic reactions.

Storage conditions and periods
Rapimig should be stored in dry places in its original packaging. The shelf life is 3 years.