Sumatriptan

What is Sumatriptan?

Sumatriptan is a synthetic drug belonging to the triptan class, used for the treatment of migraine headaches. Structurally, it is an analog of the naturally occurring neuro-active alkaloids dimethyltryptamine (DMT), bufotenine, and 5-methoxy-dimethyltryptamine, with an N-methyl sulfonamidomethyl- group at position C-5 on the indole ring.

Sumatriptan is produced and marketed by various drug manufacturers with many different trade names such as Sumatriptan, Imitrex, Treximet, Imigran, Imigran recovery.

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I was put on sumatriptan succinate injection . i was on it before a long time ago. I was living with my mom who is a ER/Trama Nurse/Supervisor....

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Hello kitten6089,
sumatriptan succinate- useful in migraine headache,cluster headache in trigeminal neualgia, it can be used in injection ,...

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i have high blood pressure which i think is under control now but not sure if i need to take all of the pills prescribed, I take inhibace plus Ta...

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Hi,

You should measure your blood sugar continuously and record the results to show to your cardiologist.

If he/she will see that your blood...

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What pharmaceutical companies are presently making sumatriptan succinate injections (the 2 single dose syringe cartridges for use with autoinjector...

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i have high blood pressure which i think is under control now but not sure if i need to take all of the pills prescribed, I take inhibace plus Ta...

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