Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
Lasmiditan is used to treat acute migraine headaches with or without aura. It is not used to prevent migraine headaches. Lasmiditan works in the brain to relieve the pain from migraine headaches.
Lasmiditan is not an ordinary pain reliever. It will not help with any kind of pain other than migraine headaches. This medicine is usually used in people whose headaches are not helped or relieved by acetaminophen (Tylenol®), aspirin, or other pain relievers.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
Portions of this document last updated: Aug. 01, 2023
Mayo Clinic does not endorse companies or products. Advertising revenue supports our not-for-profit mission.
Check out these best-sellers and special offers on books and newsletters from Mayo Clinic Press.
Make your tax-deductible gift and be a part of the cutting-edge research and care that's changing medicine.