What are the side effects of sumatriptan 100 mg?

What are the side effects of sumatriptan 100 mg?

Sumatriptan can commonly cause chest/jaw/neck tightness, pain, or pressure that is usually not serious. However, these side effects are like symptoms of a heart attack, which may include chest/jaw/left arm pain, shortness of breath, or unusual sweating.

Is sumatriptan a painkiller?

Sumatriptan is not an ordinary pain reliever. It will not relieve pain other than from migraine headaches. This medicine is usually used for people whose headaches are not relieved by acetaminophen, aspirin, or other pain relievers.

Is it bad to take sumatriptan everyday?

Note: Imitrex isn’t meant to be taken every day. You should only take it if you get a migraine or cluster headache. It’s not known if it’s safe to use Imitrex to treat more than four headaches per month (30 days).

Can you take sumatriptan everyday?

Does sumatriptan make you sleepy?

Take sumatriptan as soon as a migraine or cluster headache starts. The tablets usually work within 30 to 60 minutes. The spray and injection work quicker. Common side effects include feeling or being sick, feeling sleepy or dizzy.

Does sumatriptan raise blood pressure?

For people with uncontrolled high blood pressure: Sumatriptan can increase your blood pressure. If you have high blood pressure that’s not controlled, you should not take this medication. For people with serious liver disease: You should not use sumatriptan.

Is sumatriptan good for tension headaches?

Sumatriptan is used to treat migraine headaches in adults. Sumatriptan will only treat a headache. This medicine will not prevent headaches or reduce the number of attacks. Sumatriptan should not be used to treat a common tension headache or a headache that causes loss of movement on one side of your body.

When to take sumatriptan?

Sumatriptan tablets are indicated for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults. Use only if a clear diagnosis of migraine headache has been established.

How often to take sumatriptan?

If you feel much better after a dose of sumatriptan, but your headache comes back or gets worse after a while, you may use one additional dose of sumatriptan at least 1 hour (Tosymra™) or 2 hours (Imitrex® or Onzetra™) after the first dose. Do not use more than 3 doses in any 24-hour period.

What is sumatriptan prescribed for?

Sumatriptan is a group of medication that is used in treating migraines. It helps to get relief from a headache, pain, and other symptoms of migraines such as nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light/sound.

How to dose sumatriptan?

Sumatriptan is usually given by injection for cluster headache, as it provides pain relief in about 5-15 minutes in most people. You will be shown how to use the injection. You should use it as soon as a headache occurs. The adult dose is one 6 mg injection for each headache.