What happens if I miss a dose (Frova)?
Since frovatriptan is used as needed, it does not have a daily dosing schedule. Call your doctor promptly if your symptoms do not improve after using frovatriptan.
After taking a frovatriptan tablet, you must wait two (2) hours before taking a second tablet. Do not take more than three (3) frovatriptan tablets in 24 hours.
What happens if I overdose (Frova)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using frovatriptan (Frova)?
- almotriptan (Axert), eletriptan (Relpax), naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt, Maxalt-MLT), sumatriptan (Imitrex, Treximet), or zolmitriptan (Zomig); or
- ergot medicine such as ergotamine (Ergomar, Cafergot, Migergot), dihydroergotamine (D.H.E. 45, Migranal), or methylergonovine (Methergine).
Frovatriptan may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
What other drugs will affect frovatriptan (Frova)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- propranolol (Inderal, InnoPran);
- an antidepressant such as citalopram (Celexa), desvenlafaxine (Pristiq), duloxetine (Cymbalta), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem), fluvoxamine (Luvox), paroxetine (Paxil), sertraline (Zoloft), or venlafaxine (Effexor).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with frovatriptan. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about frovatriptan.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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