Sumatriptan is a medication used to treat migraines. It belongs to a class of drugs called triptans, which work quickly to counteract the symptoms of a migraine. They work best when taken at the first sign of a migraine attack. Buy Sumatriptan now from e-Surgery.

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What is Sumatriptan?

Sumatriptan is a form of medication from the triptan class, these medications are used to treat migraine attacks. 

How do you take Sumatriptan?

Sumatriptan comes in a tablet which is to be taken orally. Sumatriptan is best to take at the first the sign of a migraine. If symptoms return after 2 hours or longer, a second tablet is required. If symptoms do not improve after the first tablet at all then DO NOT take a second tablet. Instead you should call your doctor. They will give you advice about the number of tablets you should take in a 24-hour period. Always follow the instruction on your prescription. 

If instructions are not followed, such as taking more Sumatriptan tablets than recommended or for longer than recommended, then migraines could increase in severity. This includes any other headache relief medication. 

Side effects of Sumatriptan?

As with any form of medication, Sumatriptan tablets have side effects. For a full list of side effects, please read the Patient Information Leaflet of Sumatriptan.  Below are a few of the common side effects of taking Sumatriptan tablets: 

  • Tight chest 
  • Feeling/being sick 
  • Tiredness 
  • Dizziness 
  • Hot flushes 
  • Temporary increase in blood pressure 
  • Shortness of breath 
  • Aching muscles 

For a full list of side effects, please read the Patient Information Leaflet of Sumatriptan. 

Interactions of Sumatriptan with alcohol and food?

When taking sumatriptan you may experience drowsiness or become dizzy or nausea. It is not recommended to consume alcohol when taking this course of treatment as it can exacerbate these effects.  

Sumatriptan is not affected by any food products.  

Any interactions of Sumatriptan with other drugs?

You should not take Sumatriptan if you are taking any of the following 

  • Ergotamine 
  • Isocarboxazid 
  • Phenelzine 
  • Tranylcypromine 

Is there any reason why I would not be able to take Sumatriptan?

Is there any reason why I would not be able to take Sumatriptan 

You can NOT take Sumatriptan if: 

  • You are allergic to any of the ingredients 
  • You have heart problems 
  • You have circulation problems 
  • You have had a stroke 
  • You have high blood pressue 
  • You have a serious liver disease 
  • You are using other migraine medication  
  • You are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors 

Why should I take Sumatriptan?

 Sumatriptan works by widening blood vessels in the head to relieve symptoms of a migraine attack. 

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