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side effects, nutrient depletions, herbal interactions and health notes:
• Do not take this medication if you are unable to process the amino acid phenylalanine. Conversely, if you are currently taking the amino acid, phenylalanine, please be aware that this medication contains varying quantities of the amino acid, according to the milligram content of the medication. Each 2.5 mg and 5 mg ZOMIG-ZMTTM(zolmitriptan) Orally Disintegrating Tablet contains 2.81 mg and 5.62 mg of phenylalanine (a component of aspartame), respectively.1
• Tell your pharmacist or physician if you are taking the nutritional supplement 5-HTP.2
• Concurrent administration of MAO-A inhibitors or use of this medication within 2 weeks of discontinuation of MAO-A inhibitor therapy is contraindicated. This should include the herb St. John’s wort.3
References1 ZOMIG® (zolmitriptan) and ZOMIG-ZMTTM (zolmitriptan) Orally Disintegrating Tablets, Prescribing Information, 05/01, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Wilmington, Delaware.
2 No reference available.
3 ZOMIG® (zolmitriptan) and ZOMIG-ZMTTM (zolmitriptan) Orally Disintegrating Tablets, Prescribing Information, 05/01, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Wilmington, Delaware.
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