A fast-acting generic medication, equivalent to Imigran, which can help to relieve a migraine headache about 30 minutes after you take it.
This is a generic product, therefore depending on availability, the brand you receive may not be the same as the one pictured.
What is Sumatriptan?
Sumatriptan is used to treat migraine. The tablets contain an active ingredient called Sumatriptan Succinate, which belongs to a group of medicines called triptans (5-HT, receptor agonists). Migraines, usually identified by a throbbing at the front or on the side of the head, can affect a large number of people on a daily basis, and the root cause can often be difficult to interpret. Imigran can also provide a fast-acting relief to the symptoms of more severe migraines, which can include nausea, sensitivity to light and sound and stiffness in the neck and shoulder area.
What is a migraine?
A migraine will usually start as a headache with throbbing at the front or on the side of the head. As the migraine develops, the location of the pain may change and become more intense. Depending on the severity, the symptoms may include; nausea and vomiting, sensitive to light, visual problems, sensitive to smells, reduced concentration levels, sweating, abdominal pain, feeling generally unwell and occasionally leading to diarrhoea. The symptoms associated with a migraine can vary between individuals and in severe cases can last a couple of days.
How the medication works
Migraine symptoms may be triggered by a temporary swelling of blood vessels in the head due to a temporary chemical imbalance in the body. Sumatriptan counters this chemical imbalance by stimulating receptors in the brain that result in a reduction in the swelling of the blood vessels, thereby relieving the intense pain felt during a migraine.
How to use it
Please consult the enclosed patient information leaflet before using Sumatriptan
The following dosage guide should be followed:
- Adult (Over 18 Years of age)
- 50mg at onset of symptoms as soon as possible. Some patients may require 100mg
- If after taking the first dose your symptoms are reduced, but later return, a second dose of 50mg may only be taken at least 2 hours following the first dose.
- If the first tablet has no effect, do not take another dose for the same migraine. For further advice contact your GP or the Patient Support Team on 0208 123 0703 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Maximum daily dosage for Sumatriptan is 300 milligrams
- 50mg – 6x50mg tablets a day
- 100mg – 3x100mg tablets a day
The most common side effects associated with the usage of Sumatriptan include; fatigue, dizziness, flushing, sensations of heaviness and short term increases in blood pressure (transient).
Further information on the side effects of Sumatriptan can be found in the patient information leaflet.
Reviews for Sumatriptan 100mg
100% of customers liked this medication (45 reviews)
|22-Apr-2017||This works most effectively on my migraines - I have been using it (prescribed by doctor) for many years - and just half a 100mg tablet will stop a migraine developing further and keeps me sane and human!|
|21-Apr-2017||Can't do without these migraine tablets, the only tablets that work for me|
|20-Apr-2017||Works a treat.Great product.|
|13-Apr-2017||I suffer with cluster migraines and this medication eases my migraines within 20 minutes.|
|16-Mar-2017||This product works wonders if taken at early onset of a migrainne|
|13-Mar-2017||This is the only tablet I have found that gets rid of my bad heads. No side effects|
|12-Mar-2017||Exactly what I ordered. And delivered promptly|
I followed the instructions and the tablets hit my migraine right away.
No fuss or bother in answering the local supermarkets pharmacists 101 questions for wanting to buy only 2 Imigran which have exactly the same results.Fill the questionaire out online with express Pharmacy once and you are done ! No hassle
|04-Mar-2017||Great product, works just the same as ones I have received from my gp in the past.|
|03-Mar-2017||Effective migraine treatment.|
Reviews for Sumatriptan 50mg
100% of customers liked this medication (58 reviews)
|14-Apr-2017||Because they do the job and stop my migrain attack.|
|09-Apr-2017||It's the only medication that allows me to function whilst suffering regular hormonal migraines.|
|06-Apr-2017||always works for me as recommended by my doctor|
|06-Apr-2017||Excellent service with fast delivery|
|04-Apr-2017||Fast registered delivery and an authentic product|
|31-Mar-2017||Very quick and easy to purchase and quick delivery. Highly recommended|
|27-Mar-2017||No complaints, product as advertised.|
|23-Mar-2017||Does what is says on box stops my migraine attack|
|22-Mar-2017||Excellent product, fast acting.|
|22-Mar-2017||Quite simply, the tablets work.|
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This works most effectively on my migraines - I have been using it (prescribed by doctor) for many years - and just half a 100mg tablet will stop a migraine developing further and keeps me sane and human!Read More
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