You never know when a migraine attack will happen or how bad it will be, which can make it difficult to treat. Throbbing pain on one or both sides of your head is only one symptom of a migraine attack. Other common symptoms can include:
If you have questions about migraine, you’ve come to the right place.
Migraine is different for everyone, which can make diagnosing it difficult. If you experience head pain along with any of the symptoms mentioned above, tell your doctor.
Triggers are things in your surroundings that could cause an attack. Some people don’t have triggers, while others know their triggers and try to avoid them. They can be different for everyone, but certain foods or drinks, strong scents, or even hormones can be triggers. Other common triggers include:
Do your best to learn and avoid your triggers, though avoiding them may not always be possible.
When learning about migraine medicines, you may have heard terms like “acute” and “preventive.” When you have a migraine, acute medicines are used to help end the attack. Preventive medicines* are used to help prevent attacks from happening in the first place.
*REYVOW is not approved for the preventive treatment of migraine.
Learn more about a preventive treatment that could fit into your treatment plan. Talk to your doctor about what is right for you.
Talk to your doctor about what migraine medicine is right for you. Your doctor may consider things like:
Remember, even if you are taking preventive medicine*, you can still have a migraine attack. When one happens, you might also benefit from an acute medicine.
*REYVOW is used for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults. It is not approved for the preventive treatment of migraine.
Important Facts About REYVOW® (RAY-vow) tablets. REYVOW is also known as lasmiditan.
REYVOW can cause serious side effects, including:
Common Side Effects
The most common side effects of REYVOW include dizziness, sleepiness, numbness, feeling tired, and tingling. These are not all the possible side effects of REYVOW. Tell your doctor if you have any side effects.
You can report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch
Before You Take REYVOW:
How to Take
Take REYVOW exactly as your doctor tells you to, and do not change your dose without talking to your doctor. REYVOW should only be used during a migraine attack. It should not be used to try to prevent migraine attacks.
For more information, call 1-833-REYVOW1 (1-833-739-8691).
This summary provides basic information about REYVOW, but it does not include all the information known about this medicine. Read the information that comes with your prescription every time you have a prescription filled. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about this information. Your doctor is the best person to help you decide if REYVOW is right for you.
LM CON BS 09DEC2019