Zomig Warnings and Precautions
Some Zomig warnings and precautions to be aware of include possible drug interactions, the risk of a heart attack in some people who take Zomig, and the safety of taking this medicine while nursing. Before taking Zomig, you should talk to your healthcare provider if you have any kind of heart problems, high blood pressure, or certain blood vessel problems, among other conditions. Those with a history of heart disease or untreated high blood pressure are among the people who should not take Zomig.
Zomig: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?Prior to taking Zomig® (zolmitriptan), you should talk with your healthcare provider if you have:
- Heart problems of any kind, especially a history of heart disease, angina, an irregular heart rhythm (including Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome), or a history of a heart attack
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- High cholesterol
- Certain blood vessel conditions, such as peripheral vascular disease, ischemic bowel disease, or Raynaud's phenomenon
- A history of a stroke, transient ischemic attack (TIA or "mini-stroke"), or other bleeding in the brain (such as a subarachnoid hemorrhage)
- Liver problems, including liver failure or cirrhosis
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
- Are breastfeeding
- Have a family history of heart disease
- Have gone through menopause.
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.