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Brand name: Zomig

Zomig is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) zolmitriptan. On this page you will find out more about Zomig, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: zolmitriptan

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Zomig 2.5 mg film-coated tablet, 2

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

ZOMIG is indicated for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance round, biconvex, film-coated tablets. The tablets are intagliated with Z on one side and plain on the other. The tablet is yellow.

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Dosage Form Tablet, film coated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
18 tablets (6 x 3 tablets): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
2 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
3 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
6 tablets (2 x 3 tablets): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Blister Pack
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 2 Years
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 November 2017

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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