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Almotriptan - welzo
Almotriptan - welzo


Almotriptan - welzo
Almotriptan - welzo
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Almotriptan is a migraine relief medication that is an effective and fast-acting solution. The medication narrows the...

Almotriptan is a migraine relief medication that is an effective and fast-acting solution. The medication narrows the blood vessels leading to the brain to reduce inflammation and relive pain.

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What is Almotriptan?

Almotriptan is used for the treatment of migraine and different other types of headaches. It is a member of a class of drugs called the Triptans. It is not used for prophylactic purposes and has excellent efficacy for migraine.

How does it work?

This drug is taken with or without food through the oral route. Once absorbed into the blood, it reaches the brain and blocks a substance called serotonin, which is responsible for narrowing blood vessels in the brain. It also influences various nerves involved in the pain and to relieve the migraine. 

Is Almotriptan for me?

This drug is for you if you have;

  • Migraine
  • Other symptoms of migraine, e.g., sensitivity to sound/ light, nausea, vomiting etc.

It is used to treat the acute attacks of migraine and doesn't prevent the future onset of migraine

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Side Effects

The doctor will prescribe the drug after weighing its side effects and benefits. However, you can expect the following;

  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Numbness, tingling and burning sensation.
  • Nausea

Some less common side effects are;

  • Back pain
  • Aching
  • Anxiety
  • Moist cough
  • Belching
  • Taste disturbances
  • Warmth feeling
  • Redness/ flushing of the skin
  • Indigestion
  • Disturbed hearing
  • Bleeding issues
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting
  • Disturbed sleep
  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Restlessness
  • Trembling

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.


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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!


Commonly used dosage guidelines for Almotriptan. 

The dosage depends upon your age.

For those under 18, children

The usage in this age group is not recommended as no safety data is available.

For adults (18-65 years)

The recommended dose is a single tablet of 12.5mg. However, an additional tablet may be required if the symptoms reappear within 24 hours. Remember that 2 doses (of 12.5mg) per day are the maximum permissible dose and shouldn't be exceeded.

For elders (more than 65 years)

The efficacy and safety in this age group are not known. So, it shouldn't be used for older adults.

The dosage recommendation also changes in case of hepatic or renal impairment.

Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.

Can I get Almotriptan on the NHS?

Whether or not you can get Almotriptan on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Almotriptan from the NHS.

Can you get Almotriptan over the counter?

No, you can’t get Almotriptan over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Almotriptan is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.

Can I buy Almotriptan online even if I have never taken it before?

A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched.

Is Almotriptan safe?

If you have been prescribed Almotriptan then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.

However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Almotriptan then you should contact a doctor immediately.

Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Almotriptan?

We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.

Can I buy Almotriptan from Boots?

It is generally possible to purchase medication, including Almotriptan, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.

Can I buy Almotriptan from Superdrug?

If you would like to buy Almotriptan, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.

Can I buy Almotriptan from Amazon?

Amazon does not sell medication such as Almotriptan, as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see what they sell.

How long does Almotriptan take to work?

The time it takes for a Almotriptan to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Almotriptan may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.

How effective is Almotriptan?

The effectiveness of Almotriptan can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.

What are the risks of taking Almotriptan?

At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.

  1. Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to
  2. Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Almotriptan.
  3. Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
  4. Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
  5. Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
  6. Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.

Can I buy Almotriptan in the UK?

Yes, you can buy Almotriptan in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Almotriptan is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

Are Almotriptan users satisfied with the product?

We have a list of reviews from customers taking Almotriptan at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Almotriptan head over to for further details.

Can I buy Almotriptan from an online pharmacy?

This is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.

How much does Almotriptan cost?

The costs of Almotriptan are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as we do not sell Almotriptan.

Which foods do I need to avoid during a migraine?

The Almotriptan helps you too, but you must avoid following foods that can trigger migraines.

  •  Excessive coffee
  • Red wine
  • Old cheese
  • Chocolate
  • Citrus 

Can Almotriptan be taken daily?

This drug should be used only on the prescription of the doctor. As it doesn't prevent migraines, using it for an extra duration will increase the chances of side effects.

Which is better? Almotriptan or Sumatriptan?

Both belong to the same class of drugs. Both also have comparable efficacy, as a study has found that the effectiveness of Almotriptan was 58% after 2 hours of use and that of Sumatriptan was 57.3%. However, for headaches, Sumatriptan seems to be more effective.

Can Almotriptan cause weight disturbances?

Almotriptan and other Triptans lower the appetite and hence can reduce weight. So, alongside the migraine, you will also get relief from obesity.

Can migraine be cured permanently?

Although various treatments (e.g., Almotriptan) help relieve the symptoms, there is currently no permanent cure for migraine. You can use multiple treatments after consulting the doctor.

Does Almotriptan help with tension headaches?

Yes. The Triptans, e.g., Almotriptan, are also good for episodic tension-related headaches. They are, in fact, better than opioids because the opioids can cause dependency.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Herminia Nicolozakes

Almotriptan has been a game-changer for me. My migraines have significantly reduced in intensity and frequency. It's easy to use and I've had no side effects. Highly recommended!

Kimberlie Duenas

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