CALCITONIN GENE-RELATED PEPTIDE RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST
Nurtec ODT is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with acute migraine, with or without aura. Nurtec is also used as a preventative treatment of episodic migraines. Nurtec ODT is also referred to by its drug name, rimegepant.
Nurtec ODT is used as a therapy for migraine. Nurtec ODT is a member of a class of drugs called calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor antagonists. Nurtec ODT is believed to work by blocking specific cell receptors and inhibiting pain transmission.
How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Nurtec ODT is given orally as a tablet as needed.
The FDA-approved label for Nurtec ODT lists nausea as its common side effect.
Serious side effects listed for Nurtec ODT include hypersensitivity reactions that involve difficulty breathing and rash.
For more details about this treatment, visit:
Nurtec ODT — Biohaven Pharmaceuticals
Nurtec ODT — drugs.com
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