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Side effect(s) of Sumatriptan

Read the side effects of Sumatriptan as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Infrequent but serious- Potentially Fatal- Cardiac arrhythmias, MI (sudden heart attack causing death).

Heart- Flushing, chest discomfort, tightness in chest, low blood pressure, and increased blood pressure.

Central Nervous System- Tingling, dizziness, fatigue, drowsiness, seizures, weakness.

Gastrointestinal- Abdominal discomfort and difficulty in swallowing, gastroesophageal reflux and diarrhea.

Musculoskeletal - Muscle cramps, various joint disturbances (pain, stiffness, swelling, ache).

Respiratory - Difficulty in breathing, asthma.

Skin - Redness, itching, and skin rashes and eruptions.

Blood- Anemia.

Genitourinary- Painful menstruation, increased urination, and intermenstrual bleeding.

Miscellaneous- Hypersensitivity, fever, fluid retention, and overdose.



Other Precautions : *Avoid using contaminated solution of this medication.
*If there is no improvement in your health condition, consult with your doctor for next dose.

Drug Name : Sumatriptan

Sumatriptan(Imitrex) generic is a selective serotonin receptor agonist, prescribed for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults (severe, throbbing headaches that sometimes are accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to sound and light). It narrows blood vessels in the brain and by stopping pain signals from being sent to the brain. Sumatriptan Nasal spray was approved in 2019 February by the US FDA.
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