Imigran (Sumatriptan Succinate)
What is Imigran (Sumatriptan Succinate) used for?
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Imigran (Sumatriptan) is prescribed to treat patients who are suffering from migraines. The medication narrows blood vessels in the brain to reduce migraine symptoms such as nausea, severe pain, or sensitivity to light (photosensitivity). Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Imigran (Sumatriptan Succinate)?
Follow your physician's instructions while using Imigran (Sumatriptan) to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet should be taken at the first sign of a migraine along with a full glass of water. If your symptoms remain or return you are recommended to take a higher dosage, but never exceed 200mg within a twenty-four hour period. Never change the form of the tablets by chewing, crushing, or splitting them as this may destroy or alter the effects of the contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Imigran (Sumatriptan Succinate)?
Some patients using Imigran (Sumatriptan) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Tell your physician if any of these conditions become worrying or if more intense side effects occur including muscle tightness in the jaw or neck, severe stomach pain, bloody diarrhea, numbness on one side of the body, faintness, or severe chest pain. These conditions may require medical assistance or other changes to your dosage or frequency of administration to prevent further problems from appearing.
Imigran (Sumatriptan) should not be used to treat patients who have had a recent heart attack, history of strokes, suffer from ophthalmoplegic migraines, hemiplegic migraines, basilar migraines, severe angina, or narrowing of the blood vessels. Also inform your physician if you have heart disease, controlled hypertension, allergies to sulphonamide medications, or a history of epilepsy. These conditions may cause problems during treatment requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Imigran (Sumatriptan). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.