Weekdays 6 AM - 8 PM Weekends 7 AM-5 PM PST

Your prescription - Your Choice

Choose either the B (Brand) or the G (Generic) alternative below:
  • Step 1.
TOP GENERIC CHOICE

Naratriptan
(Generic alternative to Amerge)

Formulation : Tablet

symbol_rx Prescription Required
Category:
transparent
OR
TOP BRAND CHOICE

Amerge
(Naratriptan)

Formulation : Tablet

symbol_rx Prescription Required
Category:
transparent

What is Amerge /Naratriptan used for?

Amerge is a medication designed to treat headaches by narrowing the blood vessels around the brain. Additionally, Amerge can also reduce substances that cause headache pain, nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, and other migraine symptoms. Amerge will only treat a headache that has already begun.

How should Amerge /Naratriptan be stored?

Amerge should be kept at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Amerge/Naratriptan ?

Amerge should be taken exactly as it was prescribed. Take Amerge with a full glass of water. If your headache does not go away, or goes away and then comes back call your doctor before you take a second tablet. You must wait at least 4 hours before you take another, and you can only take 2 tablets every 24 hours.

When should Amerge /Naratriptan not be taken?

Amerge should not be taken if you are allergic to naratriptan, or if you have a history of heart disease, heart attack or stroke, angina, blood circulation problems, ischemic bowel disease, severe liver or kidney disease, uncontrolled high blood pressure, or a headache that is not like other headaches you've experienced. Before taking Amerge tell you doctor if you have liver or kidney disease, high blood pressure, a heart rhythm disorder, coronary artery disease, or risk factors for coronary artery disease, or if you are taking an antidepressant.

What precautions should I follow when taking Amerge /Naratriptan ?

Do not take more than 2 Amerge tablets in the span of 24 hours. Wait at least 4 hours after taking Amerge to take a second tablet. Do not take Amerge within 24 hours of taking another migraine headache medication.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Amerge /Naratriptan ?

It is not known if Amerge can harm an unborn baby. However, Amerge is able to pass into breast-milk and may harm a nursing baby. Talk with your doctor if you may become, or are pregnant. Let your doctor know if you have recently given birth and are nursing your child. Amerge should not be taken by anyone under the age of 18 and older than 65.

When should Amerge /Naratriptan not be taken?

Serious side effects of Amerge include: allergic reaction; chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling; sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body; sudden headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance; sudden and severe stomach pain and bloody diarrhea; numbness or tingling and a pale or blue-colored appearance in your fingers or toe; or agitation, high fever, sweating, fast or pounding heartbeats, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of balance or coordination, overactive reflexes, hallucinations, fainting.

Less serious side effects include: dry mouth, mild nausea; feeling of pain or tightness in your jaw, neck, or throat; pressure or heavy feeling in any part of your body; dizziness, drowsiness, tired feeling; or warmth, redness, or mild tingling under your skin.

_GUARANTEE_SealSpan