Proper Use

Drug information provided by: IBM 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.

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.

Ask your doctor ahead of time about any other medicine you might take if atogepant does not work. After you use the other medicine, check with your doctor as soon as possible. Headaches that are not relieved by atogepant are sometimes caused by conditions that need other treatment.

This medicine comes with a patient information leaflet. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.

You may take this medicine with or without food.

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 prevention of episodic migraine:
      • Adults—One tablet once a day. Each tablet contains 10, 30, or 60 milligrams (mg) of atogepant.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

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Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.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