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Brand Name Imitrex
Generic Name Sumatriptan
Category Migraine Headaches
Medication 25, 50 and 100 mg

Information to have about Sumatriptan (Generic Equivalent to Imitrex)..

What is Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) and what are its uses ?
How does Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) Works (Mechanism) ?
Dosage: How should you take Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) ?
Possible food and drug interactions when taking Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex).
Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) Warnings and Precautions.
Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) Side effects.

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What is Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) and what are its uses?

Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) is a headache medicine. Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) is believed to work by causing vasoconstriction (narrowing) of blood vessels (arteries and veins) around the brain. Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) also reduces the release of substances in the body that contribute to headache pain, nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, and other migraine symptoms.

Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) is used to treat vascular headaches such as migraine and cluster headaches.

Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) will not prevent migraines or cluster headaches or reduce the number of attacks. Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) will only treat a migraine or cluster headache that is already occurring.

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How does Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) Works (Mechanism) ?

Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) contains the active ingredient sumatriptan, which is a type of medicine called a serotonin (or 5HT) agonist. Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) works by stimulating serotonin (5HT) receptors in the brain.

Serotonin is a natural substance in the brain that, among other things, causes blood vessels in the brain to narrow. Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) mimics this action of serotonin by directly stimulating the serotonin receptors in the brain. This causes the blood vessels to narrow.

Although the cause of migraine attacks is not fully understood, it is thought that the widening of blood vessels in the brain causes the pain associated with migraine attacks. As Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) narrows these blood vessels, it relieves the pain of migraine headaches. The dose should be taken as early as possible after the onset of migraine headache, though it is also effective if taken at a later stage during the migraine attack.

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Dosage: How should you take Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) ?

Take Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) tablets orally.

Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) is taken at the first symptoms of a migraine attack; it is not for everyday use. Swallow the tablets with a drink of water. If your migraine headache returns after one dose of Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex), 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 of Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex), do not take a second dose without talking to your prescriber or health care professional.

Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) dosage for Adults
The usual adult dose of Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) is one 25, 50, or 100 milligram tablet taken with water or other liquid. The most you should take at one time is 100 milligrams, and the most you should take in 1 day is 200 milligrams. Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) doses should be spaced at least 2 hours apart.

If you have liver disease, you should not take more than 50 milligrams of Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) Tablets at one time.

Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) dosage for Children
Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) in children. Special care may be needed.

Have you skipped your Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) dose?
This does not apply; Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) is not for regular use.

If you take too much of Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex)?
Incase of an overdose with Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) seek medical emergency immediately.

Symptoms of Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) overdose include

  • bluish tinge to the skin,
  • convulsions,
  • dilated pupils,
  • inactivity,
  • lack of coordination,
  • paralysis,
  • redness in the arms and legs,
  • skin changes at the site of injection,
  • slow breathing,
  • sluggishness,
  • tremor
Where should you store Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex)?
Store Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open. Store Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) after the expiry date.

Available strengths of Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex)
Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) tablets are available in the strengths of 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg.

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Possible food and drug interactions when taking Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex).

Do not take Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) with any of the following medicines:

  • amphetamine or cocaine
  • dihydroergotamine, ergotamine, eroloid mesylates, methysergide, or ergot-type medication - do not take within 24 hours of taking sumatriptan.
  • almotriptan, eletriptan, naratriptan, rizatriptan, zolmitriptan - do not take within 24 hours of taking sumatriptan.
  • medicines for weight loss such as dexfenfluramine, dextroamphetamine, fenfluramine, or sibutramine
  • monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) such as phenelzine, tranylcypromine, isocarboxazid, and selegiline - do not take sumatriptan within 2 weeks of stopping MAOI therapy.
  • cough syrup or other products containing dextromethorphan
  • feverfew
  • lithium
  • medicines for mental depression, anxiety or mood problems such as buspirone, citalopram, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, mirtazapine, nefazodone, paroxetine, sertraline, trazodone, tricyclic antidepressants, or venlafaxine
  • meperidine
  • propranolol
  • St. John's wort
  • tryptophan

Inform your health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

Who should not take Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex)?
Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) should not be used if you suffer from severely decreased liver function, hypertension (moderate to severe high blood pressure), peripheral vascular disease (narrowing of blood vessels in the extremities), and history of stroke or heart attack.

Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) should not be used if you suffer from a type of migraine where there is a disturbance in brain function, which initially presents with total blindness followed by dizziness, speech disturbances, ringing in the ears and double vision (basilar migraine).

Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) should not be used if you suffer from a form of migraine associated with temporary paralysis of one side of the body (hemiplegic migraine) or a form of migraine associated with paralysis of the eye muscles (ophthalmoplegic migraine).

Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) should be used with caution during pregnancy, and only if the expected benefit to the mother is greater than any possible risk to the foetus. Seek medical advice from your doctor.

Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) may pass into breast milk and it should be used with caution by breastfeeding mothers. Exposure of the baby to Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) can be minimized by not breastfeeding for 24 hours following a dose. Seek medical advice from your doctor.

Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) should not be used if you are allergic to one or any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy.

If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.

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Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) Warnings and Precautions.

Only take Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) tablets for a migraine headache. Take it if you get warning symptoms or at the start of a migraine attack. Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) is not for regular use to prevent migraine attacks.

Do not take migraine products that contain ergotamine while you are taking Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex); this combination can affect your heart.

You may get drowsy, dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) 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 Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex).

Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) Side effects.

Side effects of Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) that should be reported to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:

Rare or uncommon side effects of Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex):

  • chest or throat pain, tightness
  • dizziness or faintness
  • fast, slow, or irregular heart beat
  • feeling of chest heaviness or pressure
  • increased or decreased blood pressure
  • loss of vision or vision changes
  • palpitations
  • seizures (convulsions)
  • severe stomach pain and cramping, bloody diarrhea
  • shortness of breath, wheezing, or difficulty breathing
  • tingling, pain, or numbness in the face, hands or feet
  • unusual reaction or swelling of the skin, eyelids, face, or lips

Side effects of Sumatriptan (Generic Imitrex) that should be reported to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome:

  • change in taste
  • diarrhea
  • drowsiness
  • feeling warm, flushing, or redness of the face
  • muscle pain or cramps
  • nausea, vomiting, or stomach upset
  • tiredness or weakness

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