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.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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.
Sumitrex 6mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
There is limited information available on the use of Sumitrex 6mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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