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Sumatriptan Information

Sumatriptan Benefits & Uses

Sumatriptan is used to treat the following -

  1. Migraine Primary

Sumatriptan Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Sumatriptan


Sumatriptan Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Sumatriptan is used -

  1. Weakness
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Dry Mouth Mild
  4. Paresthesia
  5. Pale Red Skin
  6. Tremor
  7. Muscle cramps or spasms (painful)
  8. Contact Dermatitis Moderate
  9. Confusion
  10. Drowsiness
  11. Skin Erosions
  12. Inflammation of a vein
  13. Bradycardia
  14. Gastric Irritation
  15. Pancreatic inflammation
  16. Dizziness Severe

Sumatriptan Related Warnings

Is the use of Sumatriptan safe for pregnant women?

Sumatriptan may have some side effects during pregnancy. If there is any side effect of Sumatriptan during pregnancy, discontinue it immediately. Take medical advice before using it again.


Is the use of Sumatriptan safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can take Sumatriptan. It has very minor side effects for them, if any.


What is the effect of Sumatriptan on the Kidneys?

Sumatriptan may have mild side effects on the kidney. Most people will never see any effect on the kidney.


What is the effect of Sumatriptan on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Sumatriptan on liver have been reported.


What is the effect of Sumatriptan on the Heart?

Sumatriptan may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.


Severe Interaction of Sumatriptan with Other Drugs

Sumatriptan should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Sumatriptan Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Sumatriptan unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Heart Disease
  4. Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)
  5. Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome
  6. Diabetes

Frequently asked Questions about Sumatriptan

Is this Sumatriptan habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Sumatriptan.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Sumatriptan you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

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Is it safe?

" Yes, Sumatriptan it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Sumatriptan for mental disorders.

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Sumatriptan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Sumatriptan

Taking Sumatriptan with food does not cause any problem.


Interaction between Alcohol and Sumatriptan

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Sumatriptan and alcohol. No research has been done on this.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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