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Sumatriptan

Sumatriptan
Sumatriptan is a headache medicine that narrows blood vessels around the brain. Sumatriptan also reduces substances in the body that can trigger headache pain, nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, and other migraine symptoms. Sumatriptan is used to treat migraines and cluster headaches in adults. Sumatriptan 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. Sumatriptan may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Sumatriptan
DRUG TYPE
Migraine Headaches

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use sumatriptan if you have ever had heart disease, coronary artery disease, blood circulation problems, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, uncontrolled high blood pressure, severe liver disease, a heart attack or stroke, or if your headache seems to be different from your usual migraine headaches.

Do not use this medicine if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days, such as isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine.

Do not use sumatriptan within 24 hours before or after using another migraine headache medicine.

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