Proper Use

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

Do not use this medicine for a headache that is different from your usual migraines. Talk to your doctor about what to do for regular headaches.

If your headache comes back or does not go away after taking this medicine, wait at least 2 hours before taking another dose. However, use this medicine only as directed by your doctor. Do not use more of it, and do not use it more often, than directed. Using too much of this medicine may increase the chance of side effects. Do not take more than two tablets in 24 hours.

If your pain does not does not improve after the first dose of medicine, do not take a second dose. Call your doctor.

You may take the tablet with or without food. Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it.

Use this medicine for the shortest time possible and in the smallest dose possible. This will help lower the risk of side effects.

This medicine comes with a Medication Guide. Read and follow the instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.

Dosing

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For oral dosage form (tablets):
    • For migraine headaches:
      • Adults—One tablet once a day. Your doctor may increase your dose if needed. Do not take more than two tablets in any 24-hour period.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Storage

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Ask your healthcare professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use.