Nurtec ODT (Rimegepant)

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75mg ODT
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We guarantee the lowest price on all of our prescription products. If you find your medications cheaper at any other recognized licensed mail order pharmacy, we will not only match their price, we will beat it by 25% of the difference. It is our 125% price match guarantee!

Example: If you find a product on Canada Drugs Direct for $50.00 and find the same product for $40.00 at another mail order pharmacy, we will provide you with a $12.50 discount, bringing your total to $37.50.

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The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.

Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.


Nurtec ODT (rimegepant) is used as an acute treatment for migraines with or without aura and to prevent episodic migraines in adults. 

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Elimination half-life

11 hours

Dosage (Strength)

75mg ODT


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Nurtec ODT

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Routes of administration

By mouth


Nurtect comes as a 75 mg orally-disintegrating tablet. 

Typical dose for acute treatment of migraines: Place one tablet on the tongue as needed, and let the tablet dissolve. 

Typical dose to prevent migraine episodes: Place one tablet on the tongue every other day, and let the tablet dissolve.

You should not exceed more than 75 mg (one tablet) per 24 hours.


Rimegepant is the active ingredient in Nurtec ODT.


Avoid taking Nurtec ODT if you have any allergy to Rimegepant or any of Nurtec's other ingredients.


  • Before beginning treatment with Nurtec ODT, tell your doctor:
    • If you take any medications, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements
    • If you have any allergies
    • If you have any medical conditions
    • If you are currently pregnant or plan to become pregnant
    • If you are currently breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed

Side Effects

Nausea, stomach pain, and indigestion are the most common side effects of Nurtec ODT. 

Immediately speak with your doctor if you develop troublesome or continuous side effects.


Nurtec ODT. New Haven, CT: Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 2021.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

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