Imigran

Imigran Tablets

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What Is Imigran?

Imigran is used to treat migraine headache, each Imigran capsule-shaped tablet contains a single dose of sumatriptan, which belongs to a group of medicines called triptans (also known as 5-HT1 receptor agonists).

Migraine symptoms may be caused by the temporary widening of blood vessels in the head. Imigran is believed to reduce the widening of these blood vessels. This in turn helps to take away the headache and relieve other symptoms of a migraine attack, such as feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) and sensitivity to light and sound.

Imigran is available in its less expensive generic form as Sumatriptan.

How To Take

Dose

You should take ONE as directed with water.

Second Dose

A second dose maybe taken 2 hours later if the migraine recurs.

Max Dose

A daily dose of 300 mg must NOT be exceded.

Special Instructions

Usage

It’s best to take Imigran as soon as you feel a migraine coming on, although you can take it at any time during an attack.

Do not use Imigran to try to prevent an attack, only use it after your migraine symptoms start.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date shown on the carton.

Keep Away From Children

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

Storage

Do not store above 30°C.

Side Effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects.

Although not everybody gets them and the effects are usually mild to moderate and of a short duration.

Please ensure you carefully read the Patient Information Leaflet accompanied with this treatment.

Common Side-Effects Include

  • Pain, heaviness, pressure or tightness in the chest, throat or other parts of the body

Patient Information Leaflet

We strongly advise that you carefully read the Patient Information Leaflet before you take this treatment.