Sumatriptan Succinate

What is Sumatriptan Succinate?

Sumatriptan tablets are used to treat migraine attacks (both with or without aura) in adults. Sumatriptan tablets are not used to prevent migraine, nor are they used to manage hemiplegic (a rare form of migraine with weakness on one side ...

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What diseases and conditions are treated by Sumatriptan Succinate?

Some conditions and diseases that may be treated by Sumatriptan Succinate include:

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What are the active ingredients of Sumatriptan Succinate?

The active ingredients in Sumatriptan Succinate include:

  • Sumatriptan Succinate

What class of drug is Sumatriptan Succinate?

Sumatriptan Succinate belongs to the class of drugs:

Drugs with this Active Ingredient

The drugs that contain this as an active ingredient include:

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Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Tablets
  • Injections

Tablets

Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:

Injections

Injection forms from suppliers in the USA:

Forms

This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Sumatriptan Succinate Information Guide

Generic Name of Sumatriptan Succinate:
Sumatriptan Succinate
Availability of Sumatriptan Succinate:
Prescription Drug

Sumatriptan Succinate is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Serotonin-1b and Serotonin-1d Receptor Agonist.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Sumatriptan Succinate include:

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How is the dosage of Sumatriptan Succinate calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Sumatriptan Succinate. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

  • Dosing Information
  • Administration Using the Autoinjector Pen
  • Administration of Doses of Sumatriptan Succinate Other Than 4 or 6 mg
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Drugs may have a number of warnings associated with their use. What are the warnings regarding the use of Sumatriptan Succinate?

Some of the warnings are below. Any use of Sumatriptan Succinate needs to heed warnings surrounding the following:

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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Sumatriptan Succinate?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Sumatriptan Succinate for use in particular situations such as the following:

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What warnings or precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Sumatriptan Succinate?

Some of the warnings and precautions that need to be noted when considering Sumatriptan Succinate for use, include the following:

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Would taking Sumatriptan Succinate interfere with other drugs or medications I may be taking?

Some of the interactions are listed below. Sumatriptan Succinate may interact with the following so this needs to be taken into consideration when considering the use of this drug:

  • Ergot-Containing Drugs
  • Monoamine Oxidase-A Inhibitors
  • Other 5-HT1 Agonists
  • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors/Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors and ...
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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Sumatriptan Succinate?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

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What are the inactive ingredients in Sumatriptan Succinate?

The inactive ingredients contained in Sumatriptan Succinate are:

  • Anhydrous dibasic calcium phosphate
  • Hypromellose
  • Cellulose, microcrystalline
  • Croscarmellose sodium
  • Silicon Dioxide
  • Talc
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Polyethylene glycol 400
  • Polysorbate 80

Product Formulation Information: Sumatriptan Succinate

Company that labels Sumatriptan Succinate:
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Strength of Sumatriptan Succinate:
100 mg/1
Form of Sumatriptan Succinate:
Tablet (Film Coated)
How is Sumatriptan Succinate taken?
Oral (by mouth)
Date that Sumatriptan Succinate is effective:
9th February, 2009

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