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Product Details
Generic Name: : Sumatriptan (oral/nasal)
Brand Name: Imitrex
Imitrex also known as Sumatriptan is a synthetic medicine that belongs to the class of drugs called triptan and is used for treating migraine headaches. Structurally, it is an analog of naturally occurring neuro-active alkaloids bufotenine, 5-methoxy-dimethyltryptamine and DMT (dimethyltryptamine), with N-methyl sulfonamidomethyl group at position C-5 on indole ring. Imitrex is manufactured and sold by plenty of drug manufacturing companies with various brand names including Imitrex, Sumatriptan, Imigran, Treximet and Imigran recovery.
Doses of Imitrex :
  • You can take Imitrex as prescribed by your doctor; however not in smaller or larger amounts and not for longer than recommended.
  • Take this medicine as soon as you observe headache symptoms or after an attack has already started.
  • Imitrex can be taken with glass full of water.
  • Take second tablet after two hours if your headache doesn’t go away completely.
  • Imitrex nasal spray should be used carefully.
  • Take the missed dose as soon as you remember; don’t take additional dose to make up the missed one.
  • Get emergency medical help, in case of overdose; symptoms include tremors, skin redness, breathing problems, vision problems, watery eyes or mouth, lack of coordination.
  • Keep Imitrex at room temperature away from heat and moisture.