Sumatriptan 50mg tablet are mainly used to treat migraine. It not only relieves headaches or pain but also prevents migraine symptoms, like vomiting and sensitivity to light and sound. It is a quick and temporary treatment for migraine. There is no surety about future migraine problems. Inform your physician before taking this medicine.
WAY OF ADMINISTRATION:
Sumatriptan 50mg tablet by mouth with or without food, but it’s better to take it with food. Take a full glass of water with each dose of the medicine to avoid stomach irritation. Do not cut, bite or triturate the tablet and swallow it thoroughly. Read the information mentioned; on the user leaflet and follow the doctor’s instructions.
SIDE EFFECTS OF SUMATRIPTAN:
Everyone may experience different side effects depending upon dose concentration and frequency. Here are a few common side effects:
- Upset stomach
Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any ingredient present in the medicine. It may cause severe side effects.
Here are a few severe side effects:
- Sore throat
- Dark color urine
- Blur vision
- Weight gain (rare)
- Liver diseases( rare)
- Trouble in breathing
DOSAGE OF SUMATRIPTAN:
Tablets Sumatriptan 50mg not only depends on the age but also depends on treatment response as it is a prescription drug. Usually, the dose is prescribed to take when there is extreme pain then, it is 2 times a day, or it can be less depending on the disease condition. Do not take an overdose for quick betterment. Otherwise, it may give severe side effects.
Keep at room temperature.
Keep away from sunlight.
Keep away from children.
Do not take imitrex 50mg tablet if you are taking any blood disorder treatment or if you have a high cholesterol problem.
Patients with kidney/liver/lung disease or mental disorders like depression and rapid mood swings should tell their doctor about it as more doses of this medicine may cause kidney failure or worsen.
Someone with blood pressure problems or breathing issues should take the doctor’s advice for this medication as it causes an increase in blood pressure which gives undesirable side effects.
Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should avoid this medicine because it passes through breast milk and affects the baby’s growth.
Imitrex 50mg tablet may interacts with following drugs:
- MAO inhibitors
|ACTIVE INGREDIENTS||INACTIVE INGREDIENTS|
|Sumatriptan 50mg||Lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, acesulfame potassium, magnesium stearate and colloidal silicon anhydrous.|