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Eletriptan Coupon - Eletriptan 40mg tablet
Eletriptan

Relpax

ELETRIPTAN is used to treat migraines with or without aura. An aura is a strange feeling or visual disturbance that warns you of an attack. It is not used to prevent migraines. Compare triptans.
Eletriptan Coupon - Eletriptan 40mg tablet
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Eletriptan Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Only take this medicine for a migraine headache. Take it if you get warning symptoms or at the start of a migraine attack. It is not for regular use to prevent migraine attacks.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. To reduce dizzy or fainting spells, do not sit or stand up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. Alcohol can increase drowsiness, dizziness and flushing. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

Smoking cigarettes may increase the risk of heart-related side effects from using this medicine.

If you take migraine medicines for 10 or more days a month, your migraines may get worse. Keep a diary of headache days and medicine use. Contact your healthcare professional if your migraine attacks occur more frequently.

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Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

Chest pain or tightness

difficulty with swallowing

tightness in the throat

Rare

Chest discomfort

dizziness

headache

nausea

nosebleeds

numbness or tingling in the face, arms or legs

pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back or neck

sweating

vision problems

vomiting

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach pain

agitation

bloody diarrhea

confusion

cough

diarrhea

difficulty in speaking

fainting

fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse

fever

inability to move arms, legs, or facial muscles

overactive reflexes

pain in the arms legs, or lower back, especially pain in calves or heels upon exertion

pale, bluish-colored, or cold hands or feet

paleness or cold feeling in fingertips and toes

poor coordination

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

restlessness

seizures

severe or sudden headache

shivering

skin rash, hives, or itching

slurred speech

sudden loss of coordination

sweating

talking or acting with excitement you cannot control

tingling or pain in the fingers or toes when exposed to cold

trembling or shaking

twitching

unusual tiredness or weakness

weak or absent pulses in the legs

weakness in the arm or leg on one side of the body, sudden and severe

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Lack or loss of strength

sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

Less common

Acid or sour stomach

belching

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, “pins and needles”, or tingling feelings

dry mouth

heartburn

indigestion

stomach soreness or discomfort

stomach upset

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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