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Ajovy: 7 things you should know

Medically reviewed by Carmen Pope, BPharm. Last updated on Aug 31, 2023.

1. How it works

2. Upsides

3. Downsides

If you are between the ages of 18 and 60, take no other medication or have no other medical conditions, side effects you are more likely to experience include:

Note: In general, seniors or children, people with certain medical conditions (such as liver or kidney problems, heart disease, diabetes, seizures) or people who take other medications are more at risk of developing a wider range of side effects. View complete list of side effects

4. Bottom Line

Ajovy is a prescription medicine used to prevent migraine headaches that can be self-injected under the skin once a month or once every three months (using a higher dosage). Injection site reactions are the most common side effect and, unlike Aimovig, it does not appear to cause constipation. There are no reported drug interactions with Ajovy.

5. Tips

6. Response and effectiveness

7. Interactions

There are currently no documented interactions with Ajovy, according to the product information.

Ajovy is not metabolized by cytochrome P450 enzymes; therefore, interactions with concomitant medications that are substrates, inducers, or inhibitors of cytochrome P450 enzymes are unlikely.

You should refer to the prescribing information for Ajovy for any updates or newly noted interactions.


Further information

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use Ajovy only for the indication prescribed.

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

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