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Sumitrex 6mg Injection

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Composition for Sumitrex 6mg Injection

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Primary uses of Sumitrex 6mg Injection

MRP
37.12
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Sumitrex Injection

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Uses of Sumitrex Injection

Sumitrex 6mg Injection is used in migraine. It relieves the symptoms of migraine and prevents the attack from becoming worse.
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Sumitrex Injection side effects

Common

Neck pain, Dizziness, Sensation of heaviness, Sleepiness, Weakness, Nausea, Dryness in mouth, Jaw pain, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Throat pain, Warm sensation.

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How to use Sumitrex Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Sumitrex Injection works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Sumitrex 6mg Injection works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thereby relieving the migraine headaches.

In Depth Information on Sumitrex Injection

Expert advice for Sumitrex Injection

  • To relieve migraine as soon as possible, take Sumitrex as soon as the headache begins. 
  • Lying down in a quiet and dark room for a while after you use Sumitrex may help to relieve the migraine. 
  • Take Sumitrex only as prescribed by the doctor. Using too much Sumitrex may increase the chances of side effects. 
  • Notify your doctor if your migraine headaches are occurring more often, than before you started using Sumitrex.
  • Notify your doctor if you have used Sumitrex for at least three consecutive months.
  • Avoid driving after taking as it may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Sumitrex, it can cause new and worse headaches.
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Sumitrex Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Sumitrex Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sumitrex 6mg Injection 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Sumitrex 6mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
It is also suggested that withholding breastfeeding for 8 hours after using Sumitrex 6mg Injection would be better.
Driving
Sumitrex 6mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Sumitrex 6mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Sumitrex 6mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sumitrex 6mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sumitrex 6mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Sumitrex Injection

Frequently asked questions about Sumatriptan

Sumitrex 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
No, Sumitrex is not a blood thinner or beta blocker or anti-inflammatory/NSAIDs
No, Sumitrex is not useful for routine headache or sinus headache or tension headache or hangover. It is used in the treatment of acute migraine attacks
No, Sumitrex 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
Overdose of Sumitrex may cause hair loss, but it is not known to cause weight gain, or joint pain or rebound headache
Sumitrex may cause transient increases in blood pressure especially in patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure. Consult your doctor before use
Sumitrex is not reported to affect birth control. However, consult your doctor for use.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Sumitrex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Sumitrex with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Sumitrex with Azithromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Azit, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azirox, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azipar O, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine
Sumitrex with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
Sumitrex with Spiramycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Sumitrex with Clarithromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
Sumitrex with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Sumitrex with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Reduce
Sumitrex with Erythromycin
LIFE-THREATENING
Sumitrex with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Sumitrex with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot
Sumitrex with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit
Sumitrex with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Sumitrex with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza, Afderm, Itraderm, IT Mac
Sumitrex with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Sumitrex with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Sumitrex with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor
Sumitrex with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine
Sumitrex with Fluvoxamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Voxinix, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin, Fluxam, Sorest, Fluvoxin
Sumitrex with Venlafaxine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Venlift, Ventee, Venpad, Venlor, Venla, Flavix, Venjoy, Nutraport, Venlaway
Sumitrex with Codeine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Codeine: Montokuf
Sumitrex with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Sumitrex with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Sumitrex with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef
Sumitrex with Fluoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluoxetine: Flunil, Fludac, Salidep, Tritin, Fadep, Dawnex, Flutee, Acodac, Fluxozam, Theoxetin, Arkadep, Floxin, Platin
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