Zolmitriptan is used to treat acute attacks of
migraine headache and is in a class of drugs known as serotonin antagonists. There are
currently no reported nutrient or herb interactions involving zolmitriptan.
Interactions with Vitamins, Herbs, and Foods
In some cases, an herb or supplement may appear in more than one category, which may seem
contradictory. For clarification, read the full article for details about the summarized
Avoid: Adverse interaction—Avoid these supplements when taking this
medication because taking them together may cause undesirable or dangerous results.
|Depletion or interference
|Side effect reduction/prevention
An asterisk (*) next to an item in the summary indicates that the
interaction is supported only by weak, fragmentary, and/or contradictory scientific
Interactions with Dietary Supplements
Zolmitriptan works by stimulating serotonin receptors in the brain. 5-HTP and L-tryptophan are
converted to serotonin in the brain, and taking them with zolmitriptan could increase
zolmitriptan-induced side effects. However, no interactions have yet been reported with
zolmitriptan and 5-HTP or L-tryptophan.