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Nurtec ODT Side Effects

Generic name: rimegepant

Medically reviewed by Philip Thornton, DipPharm. Last updated on Mar 25, 2022.

Note: This document contains side effect information about rimegepant. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Nurtec ODT.

For the Consumer

Applies to rimegepant: oral orally disintegrating tablets

Side effects include:

Acute treatment of migraine (≥1%): Nausea.

Preventive treatment of migraine (≥2%): Nausea, abdominal pain/dyspepsia.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to rimegepant: oral tablet disintegrating


The most commonly reported adverse reaction with acute use has been nausea; with preventive use, nausea, abdominal pain and dyspepsia have been reported.[Ref]


Uncommon (Less than 1%): Hypersensitivity reactions

Hypersensitivity reactions including dyspnea and severe rash occurred in less than 1% of patients. Delayed serious hypersensitivity has occurred.


Common (1% to 10%): Nausea, abdominal pain/dyspepsia

Frequently asked questions


1. "Product Information. Nurtec ODT (rimegepant)." Biohaven Pharmaceuticals (2020):

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.