Treating migraine headaches with or without aura (flashing lights, wavy lines, dark spots) in adults. It is not intended to prevent migraines. Zomig is a serotonin 5-HT1 receptor agonist ("triptan"). It works by narrowing blood vessels in the brain, which helps to relieve migraines.
Zomig, also known as Zolmitriptan, is used to treat headaches, specifically migraines. It helps by relieving pain, headache, and other migraine symptoms, such as sensitivity to sound and light, vomiting, and nausea. It belongs to a group of drugs called triptans.
Zomig is a prescription drug used to treat migraines, a condition characterized by throbbing headaches that are accompanied by symptoms such as blurred vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light or sound. Zomig is in the group of medicines known as selective serotonin receptor agonists.
Zomig works by narrowing blood vessels close to the brain, thereby blocking pain signals from being sent to the brain. Zomig also prevents the release of certain natural chemicals that cause pain and other symptoms associated with a migraine.
Note that Zomig does not stop the reoccurrence of migraines in the future or the frequency at which you get migraine attacks.