Frovatriptan is a medication approved to relieve symptoms of migraine headaches. It comes in the form of a tablet and is taken as soon as possible once a migraine starts. The medication works by causing the blood vessels in the head to return to their normal state after dilating during a migraine. Some of the most common side effects include tingling sensations, dizziness, and fatigue.
What Is Frovatriptan?
Frovatriptan succinate (Frova®) is a prescription medication that is used to treat migraine headaches. The drug will not help to prevent migraines, but it can help to treat a migraine that has already started.
As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with frovatriptan. However, not everyone who takes it will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate the medication well. When side effects occur, in most cases they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider.
The most common side effects of frovatriptan include:
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/. Accessed February 1, 2007.
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