Imitrex STATdose

(Sumatriptan Succinate)
  • All Strengths

  • 6mg/0.5mL

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Imitrex Injection 6mg/0.5mL


Marketed as Imigran Subject Treatment Pack in United Kingdom

Imitrex Injection 6mg/0.5mL
Imitrex Injection 6mg/0.5mL

Imitrex Injection 6mg/0.5mL


Marketed as Imigran Subject Treatment Pack in United Kingdom

Prescription required. Manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline UK Ltd Product of United Kingdom. Shipped from United Kingdom.
Imitrex STATdose Refill 6mg/0.5mL
Prescription required. Manufactured by Glaxo Wellcome Product of Canada. Shipped from Canada.
Imitrex STATdose Starter Pack 6mg/0.5mL
Prescription required. Manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Product of Canada. Shipped from Canada.
Generic equivalents for Imitrex STATdose

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Prescription required. Manufactured by A UK MHRA approved Generic Manufacturer Product of United Kingdom. Shipped from United Kingdom.

Imitrex STATdose Drug Information

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  • Imitrex STATdose Overview

    Sumatriptan is used to treat migraines. It helps to relieve headache, pain, and other migraine symptoms (including nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light/sound). Prompt treatment helps you return to your normal routine and may decrease your need for other pain medications. Sumatriptan belongs to a class of drugs known as triptans. It affects a certain natural substance (serotonin) that causes narrowing of blood vessels in the brain. It may also relieve pain by affecting certain nerves in the brain. Sumatriptan does not prevent future migraines or lessen how often you get migraine attacks.

  • How to Use Imitrex STATdose

    Read the Patient Information Leaflet and Instructions for Use if available from your pharmacist before you start using sumatriptan spray and each time you get a refill. Imitrex STATdose comes in different brands with different strengths. Carefully read and follow the instructions for your brand. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Imitrex STATdose is for use in the nose only. Remove the sumatriptan spray from the package only when you are ready to use it. Do not test or prime the spray before use. Doing so will make you lose the dose. Use Imitrex STATdose at the first sign of a migraine as directed by your doctor, usually 1 spray into one nostril. Avoid spraying into your eyes. Gently blow your nose before using Imitrex STATdose. Keeping your head upright, close one nostril by pressing with your index finger on one side of your nose. You may tilt your head back slightly to keep the medicine from dripping out of your nose. Place the nozzle of the spray device into the other nostril and breathe in gently as you press the plunger. Keep your head upright, remove the nozzle from your nose, and gently breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth for 10 to 20 seconds. Your nose may feel wet inside and you may notice a slight taste after using the spray. This is normal. If there is no improvement in your symptoms, do not take more doses of Imitrex STATdose before talking to your doctor. If your symptoms are only partly relieved, or if your headache comes back, you may use another dose after at least 1 or at least 2 hours (depending on your brand). The Dosage of Imitrex STATdose is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. If you have a higher risk for heart problems (see Precautions), your doctor may perform a heart exam before you start taking sumatriptan. He/she may also direct you to take your first dose of Imitrex STATdose in the office/clinic to monitor for serious side effects (such as chest pain). Talk to your doctor for details. If you are using drugs for migraine attacks on 10 or more days each month, the drugs may actually make your headaches worse (medication overuse headache). Do not use medications more often or for longer than directed. Tell your doctor if you need to use Imitrex STATdose more often, or if the medication is not working as well, or if your headaches get worse.

  • Imitrex STATdose Precautions

    Before using sumatriptan, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. Imitrex STATdose may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Imitrex STATdose, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,blood circulation problems (for example, in your legs, arms/hands, or stomach), certain types of headaches (hemiplegic or basilar migraine), heart problems (such as chest pain, irregular heartbeat, previous heart attack), liver disease, seizure, stroke or "mini-stroke" (transient ischemic attack). Certain conditions can increase your risk for heart problems. Tell your doctor if you have any of these conditions,high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, family history of heart disease, overweight, smoker, postmenopausal (women), age more than 40 years (men). Imitrex STATdose may make you dizzy or drowsy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis). Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). The risk of heart disease, liver disease, and high blood pressure increases with age. Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of Imitrex STATdose, especially increased blood pressure and heart problems. During pregnancy, Imitrex STATdose should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Imitrex STATdose passes into breast milk in small amounts. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

  • Imitrex STATdose Misdose

    Not applicable. (See How to Use section.)

  • Imitrex STATdose Interactions

    Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval. Taking MAO inhibitors with Imitrex STATdose may cause a serious (possibly fatal) drug interaction. Do not take any MAO inhibitors (isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, safinamide, selegiline, tranylcypromine) during treatment with Imitrex STATdose. Most MAO inhibitors should also not be taken for two weeks before treatment with Imitrex STATdose. Ask your doctor when to start or stop taking Imitrex STATdose. The risk of serotonin syndrome/toxicity increases if you are also taking other drugs that increase serotonin. Examples include street drugs such as MDMA/"ecstasy," St. John's wort, certain antidepressants (including SSRIs such as fluoxetine/paroxetine, SNRIs such as duloxetine/venlafaxine), among others. The risk of serotonin syndrome/toxicity may be more likely when you start or increase the dose of these drugs. If you also take any ergotamine medication (such as dihydroergotamine) or other "triptan" drugs (such as zolmitriptan, rizatriptan), you will need to separate your sumatriptan dose from your dose of these other medications to lessen the chance of serious side effects. Ask your doctor how long you should wait between your doses of these drugs.

  • Imitrex STATdose Side Effects

    What are Imitrex STATdose side effects?

    Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Imitrex STATdose may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Imitrex STATdose as a result of an interaction with other medications.

    Side Effects of Imitrex STATdose

    The side effects of Imitrex STATdose may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Imitrex STATdose. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Imitrex STATdose may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.

    Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Imitrex STATdose, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Imitrex STATdose.

    By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Imitrex STATdose, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Imitrex STATdose and the side effects associated with Imitrex STATdose are described in the following:

    Common Imitrex STATdose Side Effects


    Less Severe

    • nasal passage irritation
    • dizziness
    • dysgeusia
    • paresthesia
    • flushing
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • sensation of warmth
    • injection site sequelae
    • vertigo
    • stinging of skin
    • hypesthesia

    Less Frequent Imitrex STATdose Side Effects


    Less Severe

    • neck stiffness
    • myalgias
    • drowsy
    • muscle weakness
    • hyperhidrosis

    Rare or Very Rare Imitrex STATdose Side Effects


    • acute myocardial infarction
    • coronary artery spasm
    • myocardial ischemia
    • ventricular tachycardia
    • ventricular fibrillation
    • ischemic bowel disease
    • seizure disorder
    • chest pain
    • chest tightness
    • dysphagia
    • anaphylaxis
    • serotonin syndrome
    • vision loss
    • abdominal pain with cramps
    • splenic infarction
    • hypersensitivity drug reaction
    • hypertension
    • Raynaud's phenomenon
    • peripheral ischemia
    • intracerebral hemorrhage
    • cerebrovascular accident
    • subarachnoid intracranial hemorrhage
    • angioedema
    • hypotension
    • acquired dystonia
    • bronchospastic pulmonary disease

    Less Severe

    • symptoms of anxiety
    • visual changes
    • nasal pain
    • jaw pain
    • mouth irritation
    • sore tongue
    • muscle rigidity
    • cramps
    • fatigue
    • sinusitis
    • medication overuse headache
    • palpitations
    • tremor
  • Imitrex STATdose Storage

    Different brands of Imitrex STATdose have different storage needs. Check the product package for instructions on how to store your brand, or ask your pharmacist. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Imitrex STATdose when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

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