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Rimegepant Side Effects

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

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

General

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

Hypersensitivity

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.

Gastrointestinal

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

Frequently asked questions

References

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.