Chemical formula: C₁₇H₂₅N₃O₂S  Molecular mass: 335.464 g/mol  PubChem compound: 123606

Therapeutic indications

Almotriptan is indicated for:

Migraine attacks

Population group: only adults (18 years old or older)

Almotriptan is indicated for the acute treatment of the headache phase of migraine attacks with or without aura.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments (click for details):


Almotriptan is contraindicated in the following cases:

Ischaemic heart disease, hypertension

at least one of
Ischaemic heart diseases



Ergotamine, ergotamine derivatives, 5-HT1B/1D agonists

at least one of
Ergot alkaloids
Ergot alkaloids
Ergot alkaloids
Ergot alkaloids
Selective serotonin (5HT1) agonists

Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) or transient ischaemic attack (TIA), peripheral vascular disease

at least one of
CVA - Cerebrovascular accident
Temporary cerebral vascular dysfunction
Peripheral vascular disease

Severe hepatic disease

Hepatic failure stage IV

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