Axert (Almotriptan)

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Medically reviewed by Dr. Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated: April 10, 2024

Dr. Maaiah is a PharmD graduate who has practiced both in pharmaceutical consulting and retail pharmacy. His interests include consulting and the development and approval of new therapeutics. He currently works as a Medical Information Consultant (MIC) and as a retail pharmacist. As a MIC he helps pharmaceutical companies with projects and by consulting as a medical information expert.

When Dr. Maaiah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, doing outdoor activities, working out, and reading.

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How to buy Axert (Almotriptan) online?

You can order Axert (Almotriptan) by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to customer support or online through The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information please visit the “How to Order” page on

Is a prescription required?

Yes, Axert (Almotriptan) is a prescription medication and, therefore, can only be sold with a prescription. A valid prescription written by your doctor is required. To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be uploaded, emailed ([email protected]), or faxed (1-800-416-8019). Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to acquire a valid prescription if you would like.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 90-day supply is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your provider. Refills are kept on file for future orders.

Is it safe to order Axert (Almotriptan) from Canadian Pharmacy Online?

Absolutely. We operate just like your local pharmacy, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication. All of our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries to supply medications. We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee.

Axert Cost

How much does Axert (Almotriptan) cost?

Axert 12.5 mg – 12 Tablets

  • Average US retail price – N/A
  • Our price – $153.00

Almotriptan 12.5 mg – 12 Tablets

  • Average US retail price – $503.59
  • Our price – $160.00

At, we make sure to keep drug prices low. You can view the Axert (Almotriptan) cost savings above with the price comparison of Axert 12.5 mg tablets between the average U.S. retail price and Canadian Pharmacy Online price.


What is the lowest price of Axert (Almotriptan) per unit?

Lowest Price Per Unit: $11.67/unit for generic Axert (Almotriptan) 12.5 mg tablets

Is this price for Axert (Almotriptan) without insurance?

These prices are not including insurance since we are unfortunately unable to accept insurance. However, we will give you an official receipt which you can use to apply for reimbursement with your insurer. We are unable to adjudicate with US insurance providers.

Why is Axert (Almotriptan) cheaper from Canada than from the United States?

Drug prices in Canada and from other countries we source medication from are negotiated and regulated. The US is a free market economy which is why the price differs since pharmaceutical suppliers can charge what they consider appropriate for the product. As a result, we can offer lower prices to our patients as we utilize medications from these countries.

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Axert Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Axert (Almotriptan) available?

Axert (Almotriptan) is available as a generic alternative.

How much cheaper is generic Axert (Almotriptan)?

At a quantity of 12 tablets, brand Axert is $7 cheaper than generic Axert (almotriptan).

What is the difference between brand and generic Axert (Almotriptan)?

There is no difference between generic and brand Axert. Generic formulations of medications contain the same active ingredients and meet the same quality, strength, and purity standards as the brand formulation.


Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes. An email notification will be sent to you once the item has been shipped. We ship nationwide across the United States.

How much does shipping cost?

There are no shipping fees.

Is express shipping available?

If a product of Canada is available then express shipping can be selected with an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days. You have the option at the checkout page to select the express shipping option ($25) if available for that medication source.

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How to refill a prescription?

Refilling your prescription is fast and simple with Canadian Pharmacy Online. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the reorder section in your account. You can sign into your online account to view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat can also be a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be instances where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc. However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About Axert (Almotriptan)

What is Axert (Almotriptan)?

Axert (Almotriptan) is a prescription medication that is classified as a 5HT-1B/1D agonist (triptan).


What is Axert used for?

It is used for treatment of acute migraine attacks in patients aged 12 and older with a history of migraine, with or without aura.

How does it work?

Axert acts as an agonist at the 5HT-1B/1D receptors which causes vasoconstriction, inhibition of neuropeptide release, and reduced neural transmission in the trigeminal system to treat the symptoms of an acute migraine attack.


How do I take Axert (Almotriptan)?

Axert (Almotriptan) should be taken as directed by your physician. Take 1 tablet at the first onset of a migraine. If symptoms are not relieved or reemerge after 2 hours, you can take a second dose of this medication but do not take any more after this without first consulting your doctor.

What dosages are available?

Axert (Almotriptan) is available as brand and generic 6.25 mg and 12.5 mg tablets.

What is the recommended dosage?

It is typically dosed either 6.25 mg or 12.5 mg upon onset of migraine. A second dose 2 hours later can be taken if needed.

What is the maximum dosage?

The maximum recommended dosage is 2 doses per day (25 mg/day).

What if I miss a dose?

This medication should be used on an as-needed basis for the treatment of migraines. Therefore, missing doses of this medication is not of concern since it should not be taken scheduled.

Warnings & Precautions

What should you know before you take Axert (Almotriptan)?

There is a potential for serious cardiac events such as, myocardial infarctions. Do not take if you have risk factors for or a diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) unless under a doctor’s supervision. Report symptoms of angina to your doctor as they may want to evaluate the appropriateness of this medication in you.

Fatal cerebrovascular events, gastrointestinal ischemic events, and peripheral vasospastic reactions have been reported

Increased risk for serotonin syndrome when taken with other medications that enhance the uptake of serotonin

Clinically insignificant elevations in blood pressure have been observed

Patients with hypersensitivity to sulfonamides should taken with caution

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Axert (Almotriptan)?

Common side effects (>1%) in adults include:

  • Nausea
  • Dry mouth
  • Paresthesia (burning, prickling sensation in extremities)

Common side effects (>1%) in adolescents (12+) include:

  • Dizziness
  • Somnolence
  • Headache
  • Paresthesia
  • Nausea, vomiting

Speak to your doctor for a full list of side effects


Does this medication interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

Do not use with ergotamine-derivatives or other triptans within 24 hours

Life-threatening instances of serotonin syndrome have been reported when used concomitantly with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs)

When used with ketoconazole, the max dose of Axert is 6.25 mg per dose with a max of 12.5 mg a day


How should this medication be stored?

Axert (Almotriptan) should be stored in its original packaging at room temperature (68°F to 77°F)

Pharmacist Tips

  • This medication may cause drowsiness. Try not to drive after using this medication until you know how it affects you.
  • Symptoms of serotonin syndrome include: mental status changes, fast heartbeat, changes in blood pressure and body temperature, and tight muscles or trouble walking. If you experience any of these symptoms, let your doctor know immediately and seek medical attention.
  • Using this medication more frequently (10+ doses per month) may cause ‘medication overuse headaches’. Let your doctor know if you are taking this medication frequently as they may adjust your dose or switch your medication.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding as the effects of this medication are unknown in this population.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.


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Axert FAQ

Q: Is Axert an opioid?

No it is not an opioid. It belongs to the drug class, triptans, or 5HT agonists.

Q: Who should not use Axert?

Patients with high blood pressure, history of cardiac issues, diabetes, stroke history, or history of hemiplegic migraines should not use this medication. This is not a full list of patients who should avoid this medication, refer to your doctor for a full list.

Q: What happens if triptans don’t work?

You may take a second dose if it has been more than 2 hours since your first dose but do not take more than 2 doses in a 24-hour period. If symptoms don’t improve 2 hours after your second dose, you may need to take over-the-counter pain medications.

Q: Can you take 2 different triptans?

No. These medications work by causing vasoconstriction so taking 2 medications in the same class can cause extreme vasoconstriction and lead to vessel narrowing.

Q: Are triptans anti-inflammatory?

No, they are vasoconstrictive.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.