|Manufacturer||Sun Pharma, India|
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|10 Tablet/s||US$ 2.05||US$ 20.50|
|60 Tablet/s||US$ 1.87||US$ 111.949%US$ 123.00|
Suminat 25 mg containing Sumatriptan is a pain relief/anti migraine medication used to relieve migraine headaches. Sumatriptan is sold under various trade names. It narrows blood vessels around the brain. Sumatriptan also lowers substances in the body that causes migraine symptoms such as headache, nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, and other symptoms of migraine. This medication will only treat a migraine attack; it will not stop or reduce migraine attacks from occurring. Sumatriptan may also be given for conditions other than migraine headaches. Sumatriptan works by stimulating the receptors of a substance known as Serotonin in the brain. This eases the various symptoms of migraine and cluster headaches.
Do not take the drug if you are allergic to Sumatriptan or any other ingredient of the drug, are pregnant (use it only when clearly needed). Clearly discuss the risks and benefits of the drug before using it, or are breastfeeding, then ask your doctor as it is still unknown that whether this medicine passes into the breast milk or not. Also, inform your doctor if you are above 65 years of age. Tell your doctor if you have severe belly cramps, have or have had liver disease, or bleeding or obstruction in the stomach and intestine.
A serious side effect due to Sumatriptan usage is rare. However, few people may experience some serious side effects like blue colored nails, coldness in hand or feet, hearing changes, seizures, or mood changes. This medication may increase the level of serotonin in the body and rarely cause a serious condition called serotonin syndrome or toxicity. The risk of this happening increases if you take other drugs that increase serotonin.
Call your doctor right away if you get any serious side effect due to this medication. Some of the common side effects of Sumatriptan are flushing, tingling sensation, numbness, prickling, warm feeling, chest/jaw/neck tightness, weakness, drowsiness, or giddiness.
If any of these conditions persist or deteriorate, get immediate medical attention.
The side effects that are listed above are not a complete set of side effects due to Sumatriptan. You may experience some other side effects.
The dosage of the drug varies according to the patient’s condition and the quantity of the drug recommended. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer the instructions in them for detailed information on that medication. Overuse of anti-migraine medication will make your migraines worse. Take Sumatriptan immediately or as soon as possible after your notice headache symptoms, or after a migraine attack has already started. You may be given this medication under medical supervision initially to check if it causes any severe side effects. Take one whole Sumatriptan tablet with a glass of water. Do not crush or break the tablet. If your headache doesn’t subside completely even after taking this medication or relapses after going away, take another dose after 2 hours. Do not exceed the limit of 200mg of Sumatriptan oral tablets and 40mg in case of the spray in 24 hours. If your condition doesn’t improve further, seek immediate medical attention. You must also tell your doctor if you have more than four migraine attacks within 30 days.