Eletriptan is a Medicine belongs to antimigraine drugs group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 674   Edition : 37,

  ►   Brandname : Relpax

  ►  Strength : Tablet with 24.2  Mg, Tablet with 48.5  mg,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 292   Edition : 12,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 674   Edition : 37,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Headache phase of migraine attacks Oral 40 mg Tablet Dose: If this is ineffective, a second dose should not be taken for the same attack. If symptoms recur within 24 hours after an initial response, a second dose may be taken after an interval of at least 2 hours. Doses of 80 mg may be used in subsequent attacks, but should not be repeated within a 24-hour period.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 674   Edition : 37,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Headache phase of migraine attacks Oral 40 mg Tablet

Ref :- Book : Nelson's textbook of Pediatrics    Page : 2044   Edition : 19,
►  Side Effect : paraesthesias, asthenia, fatigue, flushing, feelings of pressure, tightness, Pain in the chest, Pain in the neck, Pain in the jaw, drowsiness, Dizziness, nausea, sweating, ,
Ref :-   Book : Goodman    Page : 346   Edition : 12, Goodman    Page : 346   Edition : 37,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Eletriptan is with Erythromycin , Ketoconazole ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 674   Edition : 37,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  Eletriptan should not be given with potent inhibitors of the cytochrome P450 isoenzyme CYP3A4 such as erythromycin and ketoconazole. It increased plasma levels of eletriptan. ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 674   Edition : 37,


►  Contraindication : Severe hepatic impairment, severe renal disease, History of ischemic disease, History of vasospastic coronary artery disease (including history of stroke or transient ischemic attacks), Cerebrovascular disease, Peripheral vascular disease, Hemiplegic migraines, Basilar migraines, cardiovascular disease, Ischemic bowel diseases, Uncontrolled hypertension,
Ref :-   Book : Goodman    Page : 346   Edition : 12,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   It is a selective serotonin agonist that acts at 5-HT1 receptors and produces vasoconstriction of cranial arteries.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 674,681   Edition : 37,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   Hepatic (Metabolism),
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 674   Edition : 37,


►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   4 hours,    Max value :-   NA
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 674   Edition : 37,

►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   1.5 hours,    Max value :-   NA
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 674   Edition : 37,