RELPAX- eletriptan hydrobromide tablet, film coated 


Patient Information

RELPAX® (REL - packs)

(eletriptan hydrobromide)


Please read this information before you start taking RELPAX and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking with your doctor about your medical condition or your treatment.

What is the most important information I should know about RELPAX?

RELPAX can cause serious side effects, including:

Heart attack and other heart problems. Heart problems may lead to death.

Stop taking RELPAX and get emergency medical help right away if you have any of the following symptoms of a heart attack:

RELPAX is not for people with risk factors for heart disease unless a heart exam is done and shows no problem. You have a higher risk for heart disease if you:

Serotonin syndrome. Serotonin syndrome is a serious and life-threatening problem that can happen in people taking RELPAX, especially if RELPAX is taken with anti-depressant medicines called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs).

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for a list of these medicines if you are not sure.

Call your doctor right away if you have any of the following symptoms of serotonin syndrome:

What is RELPAX?

RELPAX is a prescription medicine used to treat acute migraine headaches with or without aura in adults.

RELPAX is for people who have been diagnosed with migraine headaches.

RELPAX is not used to prevent or decrease the number of migraine headaches you have.

It is not known if RELPAX is safe and effective to treat cluster headaches.

It is not known if RELPAX is safe and effective in children.

Who should not take RELPAX?

Do not take RELPAX if you:

What should I tell my doctor before taking RELPAX?

Before you take RELPAX, tell your doctor if you:

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Your doctor will decide if you can take RELPAX with your other medicines. RELPAX and other medicines may affect each other causing side effects.

Especially tell your doctor if you take anti-depressant medicines called:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for a list of these medicines if you are not sure.

Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them to show your doctor or pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

How should I take RELPAX?

What should I avoid while taking RELPAX?

RELPAX can cause dizziness, weakness, or drowsiness. If you have these symptoms, do not drive a car, use machinery, or do anything where you need to be alert.

What are the possible side effects of RELPAX?

RELPAX may cause serious side effects. See "What is the most important information I should know about RELPAX?"

These serious side effects include:

The most common side effects of RELPAX include:

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of RELPAX. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store RELPAX?

• Store RELPAX at room temperature between 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C).

General information about the safe and effective use of RELPAX

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for conditions that are not mentioned in patient information leaflets. Do not use RELPAX for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give RELPAX to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them.

This Patient Information summarizes the most important information about RELPAX. If you would like more information about RELPAX, talk with your doctor. You can ask your doctor or pharmacist for information on RELPAX that is written for health professionals.

For more information, call 1-866-4RELPAX (1-866-473-5729) or go to

What are the ingredients in RELPAX?

Active ingredient: eletriptan hydrobromide

Inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, lactose monohydrate, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, titanium dioxide, hypromellose, triacetin, and FD&C Yellow No. 6 aluminum lake.

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This Patient Information has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


Revised March 2020

Revised: 4/2020
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