Sumatriptan (Generic Imigran) 6 Tablets

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  • Active Ingredient: Sumatriptan
  • Generic version of Imigran
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Stop migraines in their tracks with Sumatriptan, the fast-acting migraine and severe headache relief treatment. Sumatriptan relieves common symptoms including: pain and pressure in the head, increased sensitivity to light or sound, nausea and vomiting. 

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Sumatriptan Side Effects

Like with all medicine, Sumatriptan Side Effects can occur but these aren’t experienced by everyone. If you experience any of these Sumatriptan side effects, especially if any of them are getting progressively worse, immediately stop and speak to your doctor as soon as possible.

Below is a list of Sumatriptan Side Effects experienced more, or less when people have taken Sumatriptan tablets. For a full list, please refer to the patient information leaflet.

If you experience any of the following allergy symptoms, stop taking Sumatriptan tablets immediately and contact a doctor.

  • Rash, hives, wheezing, swollen eyelids, face or lips


  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Tiredness or drowsiness
  • Hot flushes, feeling weak, dizziness
  • Temporary blood pressure increase
  • Shortness of breath
  • Aching muscles

Very Rare

  • Liver function changes. If a blood test is being taken to check liver function, a doctor or nurse must be made aware you are currently taking Sumatriptan tablets.

Sumatriptan 50mg

Sumatriptan 50mg is the lowest dose we currently offer at My Pharmacy with Sumatriptan 100 mg being the highest. Each 50 mg Sumatriptan box contains six tablets and a patient information leaflet.

Depending on how severe your condition is, your doctor may prescribe lower or higher doses. Typically lower doses such Sumatriptan 50 mg are used for long term treatment plans, where it is desirable to find the lowest effective dose. Meanwhile, a higher or highest dose is used for acute, life threatening conditions, when a rapid treatment response is required.

This won’t apply to 50 mg Sumatriptan tablets as they won’t be used for life threatening conditions.

Sumatriptan Dosage

The Sumatriptan dosage should always be followed exactly as your doctor has told you. If you aren’t sure about your Sumatriptan dosage, check with your doctor or pharmacist.

Recommended Sumatriptan Migraine Dosage for Adults:

Adults should take a single dose of Sumatriptan 50 mg in the event of a migraine attack. Some may need a single dose of 100 mg Sumatriptan.

Recommended Dosage for Children & Adolescents:

Sumatriptan tablets are not recommended in children and adolescents.

Recommended Dosage for the Elderly:

Sumatriptan tablets are not recommended for this age group.

Recommended Sumatriptan Dosage for patients with liver impairment:

A doctor may prescribe Sumatriptan 50 mg.

Ibuprofen and Sumatriptan

Taking Ibuprofen and Sumatriptan together should be fine. If a first dose of Sumatriptan tablets doesn’t work, it’s fine to take a painkiller containing aspirin, paracetamol or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs), including ibuprofen.

There have been no interactions found between Ibuprofen and Sumatriptan, but this doesn’t necessarily mean no interaction exist.

If you are unsure whether you should take Ibuprofen and Sumatriptan together, be cautious and speak to your doctor first.

Sumatriptan Migraine

Sumatriptan Headache should only be used to relieve an on-going migraine attack and should never be used to prevent migraine attacks from occurring. You can use Sumatriptan migraine for headaches with or without what is known as an ‘aura’.

It can be used to treat several types of migraine, including:

  • Migraine with aura – this is when there are specific signs a migraine attack is about to happen, such as experiencing flashing lights in your vision
  • Migraine without aura – the most common type, where the migraine occurs without any warning signs
  • Migraine aura without a migraine – where an aura or other migraine symptoms are experienced, but the headache doesn’t develop

Sumatriptan migraine is also available as a nasal spray called Imigran.

Sumatriptan Over The Counter

Can you purchase Sumatriptan over the counter? Yes and no. Sumatriptan over the counter is not available if you haven’t previously been diagnosed with migraines. Sumatriptan tablets are a prescription only medicine and requires your GP to prescribe it for you.

If you’ve been previously diagnosed with migraines, Sumatriptan over the counter is available from most pharmacies.

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What Is Sumatriptan?

Sumatriptan is a generic drug used to treat migraines (Sumatriptan Headache). It belongs to a group of medicines called triptanes, which are used to treat migraine headaches.

Triptanes are a group of medicines that are used to ease symptoms of a migraine or cluster attack. They include almotriptan, eletriptan, rizatriptan etc.

For further information about what is Sumatriptan, click here to be redirected to the NHS website.

How Does Sumatriptan Work?

When someone experiences migraine symptoms, it’s believed that his is caused by the widening of blood vessels in the head, albeit temporarily. Taking Sumatriptan tablets is understood to reduce the widening of these blood vessels and constrict them, helping relieve the headache and other symptoms of a migraine attack.

Sumatriptan should not be used to prevent a migraine attack. Only use it when a migraine attack has started.

Further information about how does Sumatriptan work can be found in the patient information leaflet. If this is your first time using this medication it may be useful to found out more about how does Sumatriptan work from your doctor.

Sumatriptan 100 mg

Sumatriptan 100 mg is currently the highest dose we have available at My Pharmacy. Higher doses such as Sumatriptan 100 mg are used when conditions are more severe or treatment needs to act fast.

Sumatriptan and Alcohol

Sumatriptan and alcohol should be fine when taking together. Alcohol does not affect how Sumatriptan tablets work. However, it’s best to avoid taking Sumatriptan and alcohol during a headache attack. Symptoms of a migraine attack can worsen when alcohol has been consumed.

Consuming alcohol also increases the chance of triggering a migraine or cluster headache. We would not recommend taking Sumatriptan and alcohol together, even though it’s safe to do so.

Sumatriptan Pregnancy

Taking Sumatriptan pregnancy is not thought to be harmful, however there is not enough research to be certain. Other medicines may be a safer option during pregnancy, so it’s best to talk to your doctor to weight the benefits and risks of Sumatriptan pregnancy.

Follow the advice given to from your doctor or specialist about Sumatriptan pregnancy.

Can You Take Paracetamol with Sumatriptan?

Yes, if a dose of Sumatriptan doesn’t help relieve the symptoms of a migraine, it’s fine to take a painkiller containing paracetamol.

If you have any further questions regarding can you take Paracetamol with Sumatriptan, speak with your doctor or pharmacist.

Sumatriptan Alternative

Sumatriptan tablets are one of many different migraine treatments we have available at My Pharmacy. Before changing treatments you should consult with your doctor and try to find the best Sumatriptan alternative for you and your migraine severity.

You may want to consider some of the following as a Sumatriptan alternative:

When to take Sumatriptan

• It’s best to take sumatriptan as soon as you feel a migraine coming on, although – you can take it at
any time during an attack
• Don’t use sumatriptan to try to prevent an attack – only use it after your migraine symptoms start.
How much to take
Adults aged 18 to 65
• The usual dose for adults aged 18 to 65 is one Imigran 50 mg tablet, swallowed whole with
water. Some patients may need a 100 mg dose – you should follow your doctor’s advice.

If your symptoms start to come back
• You can take a second Imigran tablet if at least 2 hours have passed since the first tablet. Don’t
take more than 300 mg in total in 24 hours.
If the first tablet has no effect
• Don’t take a second tablet or any other Imigran preparation for the same attack. Imigran can still
be used for your next attack.

Sumatriptan is not affected by food, so you can take it with or without food alongside it. If your first dose has absolutely no effect on your symptoms, do not take another dose for the same migraine. Instead, contact your pharmacist or GP for further advice.


A migraine is usually a moderate or severe headache felt as a throbbing pain on one side of the head.

Many people also have symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and increased sensitivity to light or sound.

Migraine is a common health condition, affecting around one in every five women and around one in every 15 men. They usually begin in early adulthood.

There are several types of migraine, including:

migraine with aura – where there are specific warning signs just before the migraine begins, such as seeing flashing lights
migraine without aura – the most common type, where the migraine occurs without the specific warning signs
migraine aura without headache, also known as silent migraine – where an aura or other migraine symptoms are experienced, but a headache doesn’t develop.

Some people have migraines frequently, up to several times a week. Other people only have a migraine occasionally. It’s possible for years to pass between migraine attacks.

When to seek medical advice

You should see your GP if you have frequent or severe migraine symptoms.

Simple painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen can be effective for migraine. However, be careful not to take too many painkillers as this could make it harder to treat headaches over time.

You should also make an appointment to see your GP if you have frequent migraines (on more than five days a month), even if they can be controlled with medication, as you may benefit from preventative treatment.

Causes of migraines

The exact cause of migraines is unknown, although they’re thought to be the result of temporary changes in the chemicals, nerves and blood vessels in the brain.

Around half of all people who experience migraines also have a close relative with the condition, suggesting that genes may play a role.


Some people find migraine attacks are associated with certain triggers, which can include:

Emotional triggers:


Physical triggers:

poor quality sleep
shift work
poor posture
neck or shoulder tension
jet lag
low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia)
strenuous exercise, if you’re not used to it
starting their period

Dietary triggers:

missed, delayed or irregular meals
the food additive tyramine
caffeine products, such as tea and coffee
specific foods such as chocolate, citrus fruit and cheese

Environmental triggers:

bright lights
flickering screens, such as a television or computer screen
smoking (or smoky rooms)
loud noises
changes in climate, such as changes in humidity or very cold temperatures
strong smells
a stuffy atmosphere

Treating migraines

There’s no cure for migraines, but a number of treatments are available to help reduce the symptoms.

These include:

painkillers – including over-the-counter medicationssuch as paracetamol and ibuprofen
triptans – medications that can help reverse the changes in the brain that may cause migraines
anti-emetics – medications often used to reduce nausea and vomiting
During an attack, many people find that sleeping or lying in a darkened room can also help.

Preventing migraines

If you suspect a specific trigger is causing your migraines, such as stress or a certain type of food, avoiding this trigger may help reduce your risk of experiencing migraines.

It may also help to maintain a generally healthy lifestyle, including regular exercise, sleep and meals, as well as ensuring you stay well hydrated and limiting your intake of caffeine and alcohol.

If your migraines are severe or you’ve tried avoiding possible triggers and are still experiencing symptoms, your GP may prescribe medication to help prevent further attacks.


Migraines can severely affect your quality of life and stop you carrying out your normal daily activities. Some people find they need to stay in bed for days at a time.

However, a number of effective treatments are available to reduce the symptoms and prevent further attacks.

Migraine attacks can sometimes get worse over time, but they tend to gradually improve over many years for most people.

Side Effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, but not everybody gets them.
Some symptoms may be caused by the migraine itself.
Allergic reaction: get doctor’s help straight away

Common side effects
(affect up to 1 in 10 people)
• Pain, heaviness, pressure or tightness in the chest, throat or other parts of the body, or unusual
sensations, including numbness, tingling and warmth or cold. These effects may be intense but
generally pass quickly.
If these effects continue or become severe (especially the chest pain):
Get medical help urgently. In a very small number of people these symptoms can be caused by a
heart attack.
Other common side effects include:
• Feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting), although this may be due to the migraine itself
• Tiredness or drowsiness
• Dizziness, feeling weak, or getting hot flushes
• Temporary increase in blood pressure
• Shortness of breath
• Aching muscles.

For a full list of side effects further information can be found on the manufacturers
Paitient Information Leaflet and printed if required.

Further Information

Further information can be found on the manufacturers
Paitient Information Leaflet and printed if required.