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Composition FOR SUMINAT FORTE

Sumatriptan(50mg),Naproxen(550mg)

food interaction for SUMINAT FORTE

alcohol interaction for SUMINAT FORTE

pregnancy interaction for SUMINAT FORTE

lactation interaction for SUMINAT FORTE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Naproxen with alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding caused by naproxen.
UNSAFE
Suminat forte tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR SUMINAT FORTE

Sumatriptan(50mg)

Uses

Sumatriptan is used in acute attack of migraine

How it works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Sumatriptan works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thereby relieving the migraine headaches.

Common side effects

Neck pain, Dizziness, Sensation of heaviness, Sleepiness, Weakness, Nausea, Dry mouth, Jaw pain, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Throat pain, Warm sensation
Naproxen(550mg)

Uses

Naproxen is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.

How it works

Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Common side effects

SUBSTITUTES FOR SUMINAT FORTE

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR SUMINAT FORTE

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR SUMINAT FORTE

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
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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.

Naproxen

Q. Does naproxen help with pain?
Naproxen is a pain killer and is used to reduce pain. It belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and is used to treat diseases of joints such as rheumatoid arthritis (including in children), osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis. It is also used to treat attacks of gout, muscle and bone disorders and painful periods.
Q. Can I take naproxen for a sinus infection?
Naproxen may be given to reduce the pain and swelling associated with sinus infection. It does not, however, treat any infections, you would need antibiotics for the same. Consult a doctor for the treatment of sinus infection.
Q. Does naproxen raise blood pressure?
Naproxen can raise your blood pressure, however, it is not a very common side effect. Talk to your doctor if you are a hypertensive (patient of high blood pressure) and you have been asked to take naproxen or you experience high blood pressure while taking naproxen.
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Q. Does naproxen cause constipation?
Naproxen can cause constipation, however, it is not a very common side effect. Talk to your doctor before if you experience constipation while taking naproxen.
Q. Does naproxen contain sulfa?
Naproxen doesn't contain any sulfa substance.
Q. Is naproxen a controlled substance?
Naproxen is not a controlled substance, however, it is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is naproxen addictive?
Naproxen has not been reported to have any addictive potential.
Q. Does naproxen contain caffeine?
Naproxen does not contain any caffeine.
Q. Is naproxen safe?
Naproxen is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is naproxen a narcotic?
Naproxen is not a narcotic medicine. It is a painkiller and belongs to the group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Q. Is naproxen safe in pregnancy?
Naproxen should not be taken during pregnancy. If you are pregnant or you are planning to have a baby, tell your doctor before taking this medicine.
Q. Is naproxen a blood thinner?
Naproxen is not a blood thinner. It is a painkiller and belongs to the group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Q. Is naproxen good for headaches?
Naproxen can help in relieving a headache and has been used for treating migraine headaches. However, it has not been found to be very effective for the relief of migraine headaches as mentioned in some studies. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines for the relief of headache.
Q. Is naproxen over the counter?
Naproxen is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs.
Q. Is naproxen better than ibuprofen?
Naproxen and ibuprofen belong to the same class of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and has a similar way of working, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.
Q. Can I take naproxen with ibuprofen?
Naproxen and ibuprofen both belong to the class of drugs known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). When used together, they can cause coagulation problems (increased tendency for bleeding) and can also increase blood potassium levels. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take naproxen with paracetamol?
Naproxen can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take naproxen with meloxicam?
Meloxicam and naproxen both belong to the class of drugs known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) When used together, they can cause coagulation problems (increased tendency for bleeding) and can also increase blood potassium levels. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take naproxen with oxycodone?
Naproxen can be taken with oxycodone. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take naproxen with codeine?
Naproxen can be taken with codeine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take naproxen with prednisone?
Naproxen and prednisone can increase the toxicity of each other. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take naproxen with tramadol?
Naproxen can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take naproxen for cramps (painful periods)?
Naproxen can be used for treating cramps (painful periods). Talk to your doctor before taking any medicines for cramps.
Q. Can I take naproxen for fever?
Naproxen is not generally used to treat fever. It is a pain-killer and is used for treating various painful conditions. Consult a doctor if you have a fever as it is important to know the cause of fever before starting any medicines.
Q. Can I take naproxen for back pain?
Naproxen can be used to treat muscle and bone disorders, so, it can help in relieving back pain. However, consult a doctor for the relief of back pain as it is important to find out the cause of back pain before starting any medicines.
Q. Can I take naproxen for a cold?
Naproxen is not used to treat cold. Consult a doctor if you have a cold before taking any medicine.
Q. Can I take naproxen for a hangover?
Naproxen is not used to treat a hangover.
Q. Can I take naproxen for gallbladder pain?
Naproxen is not used to treat gallbladder pain. Consult a doctor if you think you have gall bladder pain as it is important to know the reason for pain before starting any medicines.
Q. Can I take naproxen for tonsillitis?
Naproxen is not used to treat tonsillitis. Consult a doctor if you think you have tonsillitis as it would need to be diagnosed before the start of any treatment.
Q. Can I take naproxen for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Naproxen is not used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) as it is a pain killer and you would need an antibiotic for the treatment of an infection. Please consult your doctor if you think you have urinary tract infection (UTI) as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can I take naproxen for a toothache (dental pain)?
Naproxen is a pain killer, so can be used for the treatment of a toothache (dental pain), however, please consult your doctor before starting any painkillers as there could be an underlying infection which needs to be taken care of along with.
Q. Does naproxen make you sleepy?
Naproxen may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or tired and may cause blurred vision and you need to be careful while driving or operating any machinery. Talk to your doctor before taking naproxen.
Q. Does naproxen work immediately?
Naproxen starts working immediately as it is absorbed quickly from the gastrointestinal tract. Some pain relief occurs after a few hours, however, the full effect is seen after a couple of weeks. Please consult your doctor for more details.
Q. Does naproxen expire?
Yes, naproxen does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Does naproxen have aspirin in it?
Naproxen does not contain aspirin. These are two different drugs which belong to the same group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Q. Does naproxen get you high?
Naproxen does not get you high. It has not been reported to have any addiction potential.
Q. Does naproxen work?
Naproxen works if used for the right indication at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does naproxen have paracetamol in it?
Naproxen does not contain paracetamol. These are two different medicines which belong to the same group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Q. Can I take naproxen for the treatment of flu?
Naproxen is not recommended for the treatment of flu. Talk to your doctor if you have flu before taking any medicines. It is a self-limiting condition and you may not need to take any treatment for this.
Q. Can I take naproxen for swollen glands?
Naproxen may be given to reduce the pain and swelling associated with the swollen glands. It does not, however, treat any underlying infections if any, you would need antibiotics for the same. Consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)