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pizotifen-oral

GENERIC NAME: PIZOTIFEN - ORAL (pizz-oh-TIFF-en)

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Discontinued Warning Icon Please Note: This Drug is no longer available in the United States.

USES: This medication is used to prevent migraine headaches. It is not used for acute migraine attacks or tension headaches.

HOW TO USE: This drug is taken by mouth, generally starting with a bedtime dose, then increased slowly to 3 times daily. The maximum dose is 6 mg daily. Take exactly as directed regularly. Effects should be seen within 4 weeks. If your doctor plans to stop the drug for a period of time, the dose should be reduced slowly over 2 weeks to decrease the chance of increased headaches reoccurring. After a period of time, this medicine may not work as well as it had before. Consult your doctor if this occurs.




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