Proper Use

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

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.

For adults: If your headache does not improve after taking this medicine, wait at least 2 hours before taking a second dose. Do not take more than 2 tablets in 24 hours.

For children 12 years of age or older: If your headache does not improve after the first dose of medicine, do not take a second dose. Call your doctor.

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

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

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


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. The dose may be repeated once after waiting 2 hours. Do not take more than 2 tablets in 24 hours.
      • Children 12 to 17 years of age—One tablet once a day. Do not take more than 1 tablet in 24 hours.
      • Children younger than 12 years of age—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.


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Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.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.