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Eletriptan Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 20 mg ; 40 mg

The information at is not a substitute for medical advice. ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Migraine

In the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura:

40 mg orally once


20 mg orally once

If after the initial dosage, the headache improves but then returns, a repeat dose may be beneficial. If a second dose is needed, it should be taken at least two hours after the initial dose.

The maximum daily dose should not exceed 80 mg.

The safety of treating an average of more than three headaches in a thirty day period has not been established.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Eletriptan should not be administered to patients with severe liver impairment. However, eletriptan may be used and no dose adjustment is necessary if liver impairment is mild to moderate.


Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients (less than 18 years of age).


Data not available