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Ubrelvy Side Effects

Generic name: ubrogepant

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jan 28, 2022.

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

For the Consumer

Applies to ubrogepant: oral tablet

Side effects requiring immediate medical attention

Along with its needed effects, ubrogepant (the active ingredient contained in Ubrelvy) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking ubrogepant:

Less common

  • Nausea
  • sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention

Some side effects of ubrogepant may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

  • Dry mouth

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to ubrogepant: oral tablet


The most commonly reported adverse reactions have included nausea and somnolence.[Ref]

Nervous system

Common (1% to 10%): Somnolence (includes sedation and fatigue)[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Nausea, dry mouth[Ref]

Frequently asked questions


1. "Product Information. Ubrelvy (ubrogepant)." Allergan Inc, Irvine, CA.

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.