Suminat 100 Mg
- Manufacturer : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
- Equivalent Brands : Sumatriptan
- Generic Brands : Sumatriptan
Suminat 100 mg Tablet is used to reduce the symptoms of a migraine and cluster headaches. It inhibits the substances that cause headaches and sensitivity to sound and light. It does not help in the prevention and reduction of frequent attacks of headaches.
Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Suminat 100mg Tablet works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thereby relieving the migraine headaches.
Suminat 100Mg Tablet is a synthetic medication belonging to the the triptan class of drugs. It is used for treating cluster headaches and migraine. It works by narrowing the blood vessels in the brain which relieves headaches.
Do not have this medicine if you are allergic to it, if you have a history of heart problems, a blood vessel disease, high blood pressure or liver problems. Ask your doctor this medicine is safe for you if you have a history of kidney problems, seizures, breathing problems high cholesterol, diabetes or obesity. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and if you are taking other medications.
Its possible side effects are anxiety, flushing, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, pain, neck stiffness, redness, swelling, bruising or bleeding at the injection site, stomach upset, tiredness, vomiting, throat or sinus discomfort and weakness.
Suminat 100Mg Tablet is available in the form of a tablet and is most effective when taken early after the start of a headache. Although, injected Suminat 100Mg Tablet is more effective than other formulations.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Suminat 100mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
To relieve migraine as soon as possible, take Suminat as soon as the headache begins.
Lying down in a quiet and dark room for a while after you use Suminat may help to relieve the migraine.
Take Suminat only as prescribed by the doctor. Using too much Suminat may increase the chances of side effects.
Notify your doctor if your migraine headaches are occurring more often, than before you started using Suminat.
Notify your doctor if you have used Suminat for at least three consecutive months.
Avoid driving after taking as it may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Suminat, it can cause new and worse headaches.
Suminat 100mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
It is also suggested that withholding breastfeeding for 8 hours after using Suminat 100mg Tablet would be better.
Suminat 100mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Suminat 100mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Suminat 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Suminat 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Suminat 100mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Suminat 100mg Tablet is used in migraine. It relieves the symptoms of migraine and prevents the attack from becoming worse.
Nasal: Store below 30°C. Do not freeze. Oral: Store below 30°C. Subcutaneous: Store below 30°C.