- Are They the Same Thing?
- Side Effects
- What Is It?
- Drug Interaction
Are Amerge and Migergot the Same Thing?
Amerge will only treat a headache that has already begun. Amerge will not prevent headaches or reduce the number of attacks.
Side effects of Amerge and Migergot that are similar include weakness and numbness and tingling.
Side effects of Amerge that are different from Migergot include flushing (warmth, redness, or tingling under your skin), sensations of prickling/heat/warmth under your skin, drowsiness, tired feeling, dizziness, and pressure or heavy feeling in any part of your body.
Side effects of Migergot that are different from Amerge include low blood supply and oxygen (ischemia), bluish skin color, cold extremities, chest pain, EKG changes, muscle pains, temporary fast or slow heart rate, high blood pressure (hypertension), nausea, vomiting, rectal or anal ulcer (from overuse of suppositories), spinning sensation (vertigo), and localized swelling and itching.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Amerge?
Common side effects of Amerge include:
- sensations of tingling/numbness/prickling/heat/warmth under your skin,
- tired feeling,
- dizziness, or
- pressure or heavy feeling in any part of your body
What Are Possible Side Effects of Migergot?
Common side effects of Migergot include:
- upset stomach,
- trouble sleeping,
- spinning sensation,
- weakness, or
What is Amerge?
Amerge (naratriptan) is a headache medicine used to treat migraine headaches. Amerge will only treat a headache that has already begun. Amerge will not prevent headaches or reduce the number of attacks. Amerge is available in generic form.
What Drugs Interact With Amerge?
Amerge may interact with other migraine headache medicines, or antidepressants. Tell your doctor all medications you use. Amerge should be used only when prescribed during pregnancy. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
What Drugs Interact With Migergot?
Migergot may interact with other vasoconstrictors, sympathomimetics, beta-blockers, nicotine, and macrolide antibiotics. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
How Should Amerge be Taken?
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