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Zolmitriptan

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Serotonin Receptor Antagonist, 5-HT3 Adult

Zolmitriptan - What is it for

​Zolmitriptan is a selective serotonin receptor agonist. It works by reducing inflammation and reversing  the widening of blood vessels in the brain, thereby stopping a migraine headache. It is often used to treat a migraine attack after it begins. It will not prevent a migraine.

Zolmitriptan - Additional Information

  • Updated on Sunday, February 28, 2021
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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