Medicine Overview of SUMINAT TABLET
Uses of SUMINAT TABLET
Suminat 25mg tablet is used in acute attack of migraine.
Side effects of SUMINAT TABLET
Neck pain, Dizziness, Sensation of heaviness, Sleepiness, Weakness, Nausea, Dry mouth, Jaw pain, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Throat pain, Warm sensation.
How to use SUMINAT TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Suminat 25mg tablet at a fixed time.
How SUMINAT TABLET works
Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Suminat 25mg tablet works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thereby relieving the migraine headaches.
In Depth Information on SUMINAT TABLET
Expert advice for SUMINAT TABLET
- To relieve migraine as soon as possible, take Sumatriptan as soon as the headache begins.
- Lying down in a quiet and dark room for a while after you use Sumatriptan may help to relieve the migraine.
- Take Sumatriptan only as prescribed by the doctor. Using too much Sumatriptan may increase the chances of side effects.
- Notify your doctor if your migraine headaches are occurring more often, than before you started using Sumatriptan.
- Notify your doctor if you have used Sumatriptan for at least three consecutive months.
- Avoid driving after taking as it may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Sumatriptan, it can cause new and worse headaches.
Special precautions for SUMINAT 25MG TABLET
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Suminat 25mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Suminat 25mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION, PRATHAM 200MG/5ML REDIUSE SUSPENSION, AZIBIG 200MG SUSPENSION, AZIFINE 200MG SUSPENSION
Frequently asked questions for SUMINAT 25MG TABLET
Frequently asked questions for Sumatriptan
Q. Is sumatriptan safe/addictive/controlled substance?
Sumatriptan is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. It is not addictive. It is not a controlled substance
Q. Is sumatriptan a blood thinner or beta blocker or anti-inflammatory/ NSAIDs?
No, sumatriptan is not a blood thinner or beta blocker or anti-inflammatory/NSAIDs
Q. Is sumatriptan useful for routine headache or sinus headache / tension headache/ hangover?
No, sumatriptan is not useful for routine headache or sinus headache or tension headache or hangover. It is used in the treatment of acute migraine attacks
Q. Is sumatriptan available over the counter?
No, sumatriptan is not available without a prescription
Q. Can I take sumatriptan with acetaminophen (paracetamol), aspirin, diclofenac, or penicillin?
Yes, you can take sumatriptan with acetaminophen (paracetamol), aspirin, diclofenac, or penicillin. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Q. Can I take Excedrin (acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine) with Imitrex (sumatriptan) for migraine?
There is no evidence of any interaction between Excedrin and Imitrex. But please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Q. Can I take sumatriptan with Advil (ibuprofen), Nyquil (, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), Sudafed (pseudoephedrine), or Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ aspirin/ diclofenac/ penicillin?
Yes, you may take sumatriptan with Advil, Nyquil, Tylenol, Sudafed, Vicodin, aspirin, diclofenac, or penicillin. Please consult your doctor before use
Q. Does sumatriptan cause hair loss, weight gain, or joint pain, rebound headache?
Overdose of sumatriptan may cause hair loss, but it is not known to cause weight gain, or joint pain or rebound headache
Q. Does sumatriptan affect blood pressure?
Sumatriptan may cause transient increases in blood pressure especially in patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure. Consult your doctor before use
Q. Does sumatriptan affect birth control?
Sumatriptan is not reported to affect birth control. However, consult your doctor for use.
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