Imitrex is a perfect remedy in struggle against the symptoms of migraine headaches. Imitrex acts by narrowing blood vessels in the head and stopping pain signals from being sent to the brain. It is selective serotonin receptor agonists. Imitrex is also known as Sumatriptan, Imigran. Generic name of Imitrex is Sumatriptan. Brand names of Imitrex are Imitrex, Imitrex nasal.
Shake the liquid form of Imitrex before using.
Keep this remedy away from children and don't give it to other people for using.
Do not crush or chew it.
Use Imitrex once a day.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Imitrex suddenly.
Imitrex Missing Dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Imitrex and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately. Symptoms of Imitrex overdosage: breathing problems, blue-colored lips or fingernails, weakness, lack of coordination, shaking, convulsions, vision problems, skin redness, watery eyes or mouth.
Store at room temperature between 2 and 30 degrees C (36 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.
Imitrex More Info
Active Ingredient: Sumatriptan.
Other Ingredients: croscarmellose sodium, dibasic calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium bicarbonate,
Do not take Imitrex if you are allergic to Imitrex components or to aspirin.
Do not take Imitrex if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant. Avoid breast-feeding.
Be careful with this medicine if you smoke, if you are postmenopausal, or if you are a man over 40.
Be careful using Imitrex if you take selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (Ssris) such as citalopram (Celexa), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem, in symbyax), fluvoxamine, paroxetine (Paxil), and sertraline (Zoloft); and selective serotonin/norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (Snris) such as duloxetine (Cymbalta) and venlafaxine (Effexor).
It can be dangerous to use Imitrex if you suffer from or have a history of high blood pressure, angina (recurring chest pain), heart attack, high cholesterol, obesity, stroke, transient ischemic attack (mini-stroke), ischemic bowel disease, coronary artery disease, seizures, or blood vessel, kidney, or liver disease, heart disease, diabetes.
It can be dangerous to stop Imitrex taking suddenly.