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Imitrex (Sumatriptan) – Generic




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Imitrex Uses and indications:

Imitrex (Sumatriptan)

Sumatriptan 50mg and Sumatriptan 100mg both are used for treating migraines. Imitrex helps to relieve headaches, pain, and other migraine symptoms which include nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound.

Sumatriptan belongs to a class of drugs called triptans. It affects a natural substance in our body that causes the narrowing of blood vessels in the brain.

Imitrex for migraine is considered as one of the perfect medicines to help get rid of headaches and symptoms of headaches. You can purchase Imitrex online from Canada Pharmacy.


Sumatriptan 50mg and Sumatriptan 100mg both are to be taken orally; with or without food, as directed by your physician as soon as you experience the first signs of migraine.

Imitrex for migraine should be taken in the dosage prescribed to you by your doctor. Your dosage depends on the severity of your headache and how you respond to the treatment. If your condition does not improve, then do not continue taking this medicine after talking to your doctor.

If Imitrex helps in partly relieving your headache or if your headache comes back, then take another dosage at least 2 hours after the first dose. Do not take more than 200 milligrams in a day.

If you are using medications for migraine attacks on more than 10 days a month, then Imitrex might make your headaches worse. Do not use the medication for longer than directed.


The active ingredient is Sumatriptan while other ingredients include:

  • Magnesium stearate
  • Colloidal silicon anhydrous
  • Acesulfame potassium
  • Microcrystalline cellulose
  • Lactose
  • Croscarmellose sodium


If you have a heart problem, then ask your doctor to perform a heart exam before taking sumatriptan.

Let your doctor know about any allergies you might have.  Tell your doctor or pharmacist about your medical condition as well as the medical history of your family.

Side Effects

Some common side effects with Imitrex are:

  • Flushing
  • Feelings of tingling or numbness or prickling
  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness

Keep in mind that your doctor has prescribed this medication because it holds more benefits for you than side effects. This medication might increase your blood pressure so check your blood pressure regularly. Sumatriptan 50mg and Sumatriptan 100mg may cause some side effects as well. However, some side effects are like the symptoms of heart attack, such as:

  • Chest or jaw or left arm pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Unusual sweating
  • Fast or irregular heartbeat
  • Fainting
  • Severe stomach
  • Abdominal pain
  • Bloody diarrhea
  • Seizure