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Naratriptan Dosage

Generic name: naratriptan
Brand name: Amerge
Drug class: Antimigraine agents

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.


Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  TAB: 1 mg, 2.5 mg

Migraine headache, acute

[1-2.5 mg PO x1]
Max: 5 mg/24h; Info: may repeat dose x1 after 4h

Menstrual migraine headache prophylaxis

[1 mg PO bid x5 days]
Start: 2 days prior to onset of menses

Renal dosing

mild-mod impairment: start 1 mg x1, max 2.5 mg/24h; CrCl <15: contraindicated
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[adjust dose amount]
Child-Pugh Class A or B: consider decr. start dose, max 2.5 mg/24h; Child-Pugh Class C: contraindicated



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