Brand names: Imitrex, Imigran
Sumatriptan (brand names Imitrex, Imigran) is a triptan drug including a sulfonamide group for the treatment of migraine headaches. Imitrex (Sumatriptan) is a headache medicine. Sumatriptan tablets and nasal spray are used to treat migraine headaches. Sumatriptan is a drug that is used for treating migraine headaches. Sumatriptan belongs to a class of drugs called selective serotonin receptor agonists. Sumatriptan will only treat a headache that has already begun. Sumatriptan (Imitrex) will not prevent headaches or reduce the number of attacks. The FDA approved sumatriptan in December 1992.
Generic Imitrex 25mg / Generic Imitrex 50mg / Generic Imitrex 100mg
What is this medicine?
SUMATRIPTAN (Imitrex) is used to treat migraines with or without aura. An aura is a strange feeling or visual disturbance that warns you of an attack. Imitrex is not used to prevent migraines.
What should my health care professional know before I receive this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
bowel disease or colitis
family history of heart disease
fast or irregular heart beat
heart or blood vessel disease, angina (chest pain), or previous heart attack
high blood pressure
history of stroke, transient ischemic attacks (TIAs or mini-strokes), or intracranial bleeding
kidney or liver disease
postmenopausal or surgical removal of uterus and ovaries
an unusual or allergic reaction to sumatriptan, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I use this medicine?
Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. This medicine is taken at the first symptoms of a migraine. It is not for everyday use. If your migraine headache returns after one dose, you can take another dose as directed. You must leave at least 2 hours between doses, and do not take more than 100 mg as a single dose. Do not take more than 200 mg total in any 24 hour period. If there is no improvement at all after the first dose, do not take a second dose without talking to your doctor or health care professional. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
What if I miss a dose?
This does not apply; this medicine is not for regular use.
What may interact with this medicine?
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medicines:
amphetamine or cocaine
dihydroergotamine, ergotamine, ergoloid mesylates, methysergide, or ergot-type medication - do not take within 24 hours of taking sumatriptan
MAOIs like Carbex, Eldepryl, Marplan, Nardil, and Parnate - do not take sumatriptan within 2 weeks of stopping MAOI therapy
other migraine medicines like almotriptan, eletriptan, naratriptan, rizatriptan, zolmitriptan - do not take within 24 hours of taking sumatriptan
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
medicines for mental depression, anxiety or mood problems
medicines for weight loss such as dexfenfluramine, dextroamphetamine, fenfluramine, or sibutramine
St. John's wort
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
What should I watch for while taking this medicine?
Only take this medicine for a migraine headache. Take it if you get warning symptoms or at the start of a migraine attack. It is not for regular use to prevent migraine attacks.
You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. To reduce dizzy or fainting spells, do not sit or stand up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. Alcohol can increase drowsiness, dizziness and flushing. Avoid alcoholic drinks.
Smoking cigarettes may increase the risk of heart-related side effects from using this medicine.
What side effects may I notice from this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
changes in vision
chest or throat pain, tightness
fast, slow, or irregular heart beat
increased or decreased blood pressure
problems with balance, talking, walking
severe stomach pain and cramping, bloody diarrhea
tingling, pain, or numbness in the face, hands or feet
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
feeling warm, flushing, or redness of the face
muscle pain or cramps
nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or stomach upset
weak or tired
This list may not describe all possible side effects.
Where can I keep my medicine?
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 2 and 30 degrees C (36 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
Frequently asked questions:
What is a generic drug?
Generic medication is a medicine which is chemically equivalent to a brand-name product, but available under its generic chemical name. Generic medication is identical (bio-equivalent) to its branded drug equivalent in dosage form, safety, strength, route of administration, quality, performance characteristics and intended use. Generic drugs are manufactured by certified producer. Mind that the pills you will receive from us differ in appearance from the brand name ones. The looks of medications as well as brand names are the intellectual property of the brand manufacturer. Thus to avoid any accusation of copyright infringement we have to change the shape and the color of the generic pills as well as use the name of the active ingredient (generic name) instead of the brand name for printing on pills. Please be aware that the generic pills differ in appearance from the brand name medications. Our pills are round shaped and blister packed (10 pills per each blister). The name of the active ingredient as well as the weight are specified on the pill itself.
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