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How do you take Ubrelvy tablets?

Medically reviewed by Melisa Puckey, BPharm. Last updated on June 20, 2022.

Official answer


Ubrelvy is a tablet that is taken orally when you have a migraine, a second dose may be taken after 2 hours in some cases.

Ubrelvy (ubrogepant) is a tablet that is used to treat migraines in adults.

You take Ubrelvy when you have the migraine, it is NOT used to prevent migraines.

How do you take Ubrelvy?

  • Ubrelvy is available as a 50 mg tablet and a 100mg tablet. Your prescriber will determine which dose is correct for you.
  • The tablet is taken orally (swallowed with a glass of water) when you have a migraine.
  • Ulbrelvy can be taken with or without food. If you need to, you can take a second tablet 2 hours after the first dose, however you should NOT take a second dose if you have consumed grapefruit or grapefruit juice, or take any of these medications: verapamil, cyclosporine ciprofloxacin, fluconazole or fluvoxamine.
  • The safety of using Ubrelvy to treat more than 8 migraines over 30 days is not known.

What does Ubrelvy do?

Ubrelvy helps reduce the pain from migraines, and in some cases completely will completely stop the pain.

Ubrelvy also helps bothersome migraine symptoms such as light sensitivity, sound sensitivity, or nausea.


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