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Are Nurtec ODT and Ajovy the Same Thing?
Side effects of Ajovy that are different from Nurtec ODT include injection site reactions (pain, swelling, and redness).
Nurtec ODT may interact with strong and moderate CYP3A4 inhibitors, strong and moderate CYP3A inducers, and inhibitors of P-gp or BCRP.
Ajovy may interact with other drugs.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Nurtec ODT?
Common side effects of Nurtec ODT include:
- nausea and
- hypersensitivity (including shortness of breath and severe rash)
What Is Nurtec ODT?
Nurtec ODT (rimegepant) is a calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor antagonist used for acute treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults.
What Is Ajovy?
Ajovy (fremanezumab-vfrm) is a calcitonin gene-related peptide antagonist indicated for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults.
What Drugs Interact With Nurtec ODT?
Nurtec ODT may interact with other medicines such as:
- strong CYP3A4 inhibitors,
- moderate CYP3A4 inhibitors,
- strong and moderate CYP3A inducers, and
- inhibitors of P-gp or BCRP.
Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
What Drugs Interact With Ajovy?
Ajovy may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Ajovy; it is unknown how it would affect a fetus. It is unknown if Ajovy passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
How Should Nurtec ODT be Taken?
The recommended dose of Nurtec ODT is 75 mg taken orally, as needed.
How Should Ajovy be Taken?
Two subcutaneous dosing options of Ajovy are available to administer the recommended dosage: 225 mg monthly, or 675 mg every 3 months (quarterly). The 675 mg quarterly dosage is administered as three consecutive injections of 225 mg each.
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