Axert (Almotriptan malate tablets)
Indication(s): Acute treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults.
Administration: Single doses of 6.25 mg or 12.5 mg
Pharmacology: Selective serotonin 5-HT1B receptor agonist
WebRx Editorial Notes: Dose may be repeated after 2 hours but not more than 2 doses within 24 hours. Should not be used within 24 hours of use of any other triptan, other serotonin 5-HT1B agents, or ergotamine products. Higher dose is more effective; lower dose is primarily for patients with kidney or liver impairment. May be taken with food. Not tested or indicated for treatment of cluster headache.
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