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Zomig-ZMT (zolmitriptan) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There are 3 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Zomig-ZMT (zolmitriptan) which include:

Moderate

ZOLMitriptan ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of ZOLMitriptan such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with ZOLMitriptan. Do not use more than the recommended dose of ZOLMitriptan, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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Major

High Cholesterol (Hyperlipoproteinemia, Hypertriglyceridemia, Sitosterolemia)

Severe Potential Hazard, High plausibility

5-HT1 agonists - CAD risk factors

The group of drugs known as 5-hydroxytryptamine1 receptor (5-HT1) agonists can cause vasospastic reactions, including coronary vasospasm, peripheral vascular ischemia, and colonic ischemia. Rarely, serious adverse cardiac events including acute myocardial infarction, arrhythmia, cardiac arrest, and death have been reported within a few hours following the administration of 5-HT1 agonists, in some cases even in patients with no prior history or findings of coronary artery disease (CAD). Significant elevation in blood pressure, including hypertensive crisis, has also been reported on rare occasions in patients with and without a history of hypertension, as have transient increases in blood pressure and peripheral vascular resistance. In general, patients with potentially unrecognized CAD as predicted by the presence of risk factors (e.g., hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, tobacco use, obesity, diabetes, strong family history of CAD, female with surgical or physiological menopause, or male over 40 years of age) should not be administered 5-HT1 agonists unless a cardiovascular evaluation provides satisfactory clinical evidence indicating the lack of CAD, ischemic heart disease, or other significant underlying cardiovascular disease. As a precaution, the manufacturers recommend that the first dose be administered under medical surveillance in such patients, and that electrocardiographic monitoring be considered during the interval immediately following administration to help detect any asymptomatic cardiac ischemia that may occur. Periodic cardiovascular evaluations should be performed during intermittent, long-term use.

References

  1. Mueller L, Gallagher RM, Ciervo CA "Vasospasm-induced myocardial infarction with sumatriptan." Headache 36 (1996): 329-31
  2. Kelly KM "Cardiac arrest following use of sumatriptan." Neurology 45 (1995): 1211-3
  3. "Product Information. Axert (almotriptan)" Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
  4. "Product Information. Imitrex (sumatriptan)." Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, NC.
  5. Cavazos JE, Caress JB, Chilukuri VR, Devlin T, Gray L, Hurwitz BJ "Sumatriptan-induced stroke in sagittal sinus thrombosis." Lancet 343 (1994): 1105-6
  6. MacLean MR, Smith GC, Templeton AG "Adverse reactions associated with sumatriptan." Lancet 341 (1993): 1092
  7. Curtin T, Brooks AP, Roberts JA "Cardiorespiratory distress after sumatriptan given by injection." BMJ 305 (1992): d713-4
  8. "Product Information. Relpax (eletriptan)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals, New York, NY.
  9. Morgan DR, Trimble M, McVeigh GE "Atrial fibrillation associated with sumatriptan." Br Med J 321 (2000): 275
  10. Dulli DA "Naratriptan: an alternative for migraine." Ann Pharmacotherapy 33 (1999): 704-11
  11. Visser WH, Devriend RHM, Jaspers NMWH, Ferrari MD "Sumatriptan in clinical practice: a 2-year review of 453 migraine patients." Neurology 47 (1996): 46-51
  12. Willett F, Curzen N, Adams J, Armitage M "Coronary vasospasm induced by subcutaneous sumatriptan." BMJ 304 (1992): 1415
  13. Plosker GL, Mctavish D "Sumatriptan - a reappraisal of its pharmacology and therapeutic efficacy in the acute treatment of migraine and cluster headache." Drugs 47 (1994): 622-51
  14. Ottervanger JP, Vanwitsen TB, Valkenburg HA, Grobbee DE, Stricker BHC "Adverse reactions attributed to sumatriptan - a postmarketing study in general practice." Eur J Clin Pharmacol 47 (1994): 305-9
  15. Visser WH, Jaspers NMWH, Devriend RHM, Ferrari MD "Chest symptoms after sumatriptan: a two-year clinical practice review in 735 consecutive migraine patients." Cephalalgia 16 (1996): 554-9
  16. "Product Information. Amerge (naratriptan)." Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, NC.
  17. Ottervanger JP, Paalman HJ, Boxma GL, Stricker BH "Transmural myocardial infarction with sumatriptan." Lancet 341 (1993): 861-2
  18. "Product Information. Zomig (zolmitriptan)." Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, DE.
  19. "Product Information. Maxalt (rizatriptan)." Merck & Co, Inc, West Point, PA.
  20. Ottervanger JP, van Witsen TB, Valkenburg HA, Stricker BH "Postmarketing study of cardiovascular adverse reactions associated with sumatriptan." BMJ 307 (1993): 1185
  21. Boyd IW, Rohan AP "Sumatriptan-induced chest pain." Lancet 344 (1994): 1704-5
  22. "Product Information. Frova (frovatriptan)." Endo Laboratories LLC, Chadds Ford, PA.
  23. Dooley M, Faulds D "Rizatriptan - A review of its efficacy in the management of migraine." Drugs 58 (1999): 699-723
View all 23 references
Major

Obesity

Severe Potential Hazard, High plausibility

5-HT1 agonists - CAD risk factors

The group of drugs known as 5-hydroxytryptamine1 receptor (5-HT1) agonists can cause vasospastic reactions, including coronary vasospasm, peripheral vascular ischemia, and colonic ischemia. Rarely, serious adverse cardiac events including acute myocardial infarction, arrhythmia, cardiac arrest, and death have been reported within a few hours following the administration of 5-HT1 agonists, in some cases even in patients with no prior history or findings of coronary artery disease (CAD). Significant elevation in blood pressure, including hypertensive crisis, has also been reported on rare occasions in patients with and without a history of hypertension, as have transient increases in blood pressure and peripheral vascular resistance. In general, patients with potentially unrecognized CAD as predicted by the presence of risk factors (e.g., hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, tobacco use, obesity, diabetes, strong family history of CAD, female with surgical or physiological menopause, or male over 40 years of age) should not be administered 5-HT1 agonists unless a cardiovascular evaluation provides satisfactory clinical evidence indicating the lack of CAD, ischemic heart disease, or other significant underlying cardiovascular disease. As a precaution, the manufacturers recommend that the first dose be administered under medical surveillance in such patients, and that electrocardiographic monitoring be considered during the interval immediately following administration to help detect any asymptomatic cardiac ischemia that may occur. Periodic cardiovascular evaluations should be performed during intermittent, long-term use.

References

  1. Mueller L, Gallagher RM, Ciervo CA "Vasospasm-induced myocardial infarction with sumatriptan." Headache 36 (1996): 329-31
  2. Kelly KM "Cardiac arrest following use of sumatriptan." Neurology 45 (1995): 1211-3
  3. "Product Information. Axert (almotriptan)" Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
  4. "Product Information. Imitrex (sumatriptan)." Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, NC.
  5. Cavazos JE, Caress JB, Chilukuri VR, Devlin T, Gray L, Hurwitz BJ "Sumatriptan-induced stroke in sagittal sinus thrombosis." Lancet 343 (1994): 1105-6
  6. MacLean MR, Smith GC, Templeton AG "Adverse reactions associated with sumatriptan." Lancet 341 (1993): 1092
  7. Curtin T, Brooks AP, Roberts JA "Cardiorespiratory distress after sumatriptan given by injection." BMJ 305 (1992): d713-4
  8. "Product Information. Relpax (eletriptan)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals, New York, NY.
  9. Morgan DR, Trimble M, McVeigh GE "Atrial fibrillation associated with sumatriptan." Br Med J 321 (2000): 275
  10. Dulli DA "Naratriptan: an alternative for migraine." Ann Pharmacotherapy 33 (1999): 704-11
  11. Visser WH, Devriend RHM, Jaspers NMWH, Ferrari MD "Sumatriptan in clinical practice: a 2-year review of 453 migraine patients." Neurology 47 (1996): 46-51
  12. Willett F, Curzen N, Adams J, Armitage M "Coronary vasospasm induced by subcutaneous sumatriptan." BMJ 304 (1992): 1415
  13. Plosker GL, Mctavish D "Sumatriptan - a reappraisal of its pharmacology and therapeutic efficacy in the acute treatment of migraine and cluster headache." Drugs 47 (1994): 622-51
  14. Ottervanger JP, Vanwitsen TB, Valkenburg HA, Grobbee DE, Stricker BHC "Adverse reactions attributed to sumatriptan - a postmarketing study in general practice." Eur J Clin Pharmacol 47 (1994): 305-9
  15. Visser WH, Jaspers NMWH, Devriend RHM, Ferrari MD "Chest symptoms after sumatriptan: a two-year clinical practice review in 735 consecutive migraine patients." Cephalalgia 16 (1996): 554-9
  16. "Product Information. Amerge (naratriptan)." Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, NC.
  17. Ottervanger JP, Paalman HJ, Boxma GL, Stricker BH "Transmural myocardial infarction with sumatriptan." Lancet 341 (1993): 861-2
  18. "Product Information. Zomig (zolmitriptan)." Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, DE.
  19. "Product Information. Maxalt (rizatriptan)." Merck & Co, Inc, West Point, PA.
  20. Ottervanger JP, van Witsen TB, Valkenburg HA, Stricker BH "Postmarketing study of cardiovascular adverse reactions associated with sumatriptan." BMJ 307 (1993): 1185
  21. Boyd IW, Rohan AP "Sumatriptan-induced chest pain." Lancet 344 (1994): 1704-5
  22. "Product Information. Frova (frovatriptan)." Endo Laboratories LLC, Chadds Ford, PA.
  23. Dooley M, Faulds D "Rizatriptan - A review of its efficacy in the management of migraine." Drugs 58 (1999): 699-723
View all 23 references

Zomig-ZMT (zolmitriptan) drug Interactions

There are 236 drug interactions with Zomig-ZMT (zolmitriptan)

Zomig-ZMT (zolmitriptan) disease Interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with Zomig-ZMT (zolmitriptan) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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