Axert is a prescription medication that is used to treat migraine headaches that have already started. Axert contains the drug almotriptan and works by reducing substances in your body that can trigger the symptoms of migraines. This medication should only be used to treat headaches that have been confirmed as migraines.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Axert include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of Axert:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Axert?
Axert and the generic alternative almotriptan are available in strengths of 6.25mg and 12.5mg.
How many Axert tablets should I take?
Axert should be taken at the first signs of a migraine and a second tablet two hours later if the headache returns. Do not take more than two tablets within a 24 hour period.