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Suminat 25mg Tablets | Generic Sumatriptan  

Sumatriptan

Suminat is used in the management of migraine headaches and cluster headaches.  It helps in relieving other signs of migraines also which include pain, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound. It can be used in the treatment of migraine of both the types that means with or without aura. It contains generic Sumatriptan as its main chemical constituent. Suminat is available in the form of tablets which are to be swallowed orally.

Price: $1.35

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Strength Pack Size Unit Price Price Qty card
Suminat 25mg - Generic Sumatriptan  10 Tablets  1.38  US$13.75
Suminat 25mg - Generic Sumatriptan  30 Tablets  1.35  US$40.50
Suminat 25mg - Generic Sumatriptan  60 Tablets  1.35  US$81.00

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Mechanism of action of Generic Sumatriptan:-

Sumatriptan binds to Serotonin 5-HT1 receptors to manifests its action. It works as an agonist and hence enhances the serotonin receptor activity. These receptors are present in the intracranial blood vessels and sensory nerves of the trigeminal system. This leads to its therapeutic effects in the treatment of migraine pain and cluster headaches.

Indications for the use of Suminat 25mg: -

  1. It is used in the management of migraine headaches.
  2. It is used to treat cluster headaches. 
  3. It also helps in relieving other signs of migraines which include pain, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound.
  4. It can be used in the treatment of migraine of both the types that means with or without aura.

Correct dosage of Suminat 25mg:-

This drug should be consumed through mouth with or without food as at the first signal or symptom of a migraine. It should be taken according to your drug schedule. Do not skip or take the drug in large amounts in any conditions. If there is no progress in your condition, do not take more doses of this medication before talking to your doctor. If your signs are only partly relieved, or if they come back, you may take the other dose minimum two hours after the first dose. Do not take more than 200 mg of dose in a day as overdosing can lead to harmful side effects.

Do not panic if you miss a dose:-

Follow your drug regimen regularly and avoid skipping the dose. But in case you skip a dose take another dose as soon as you remember. Do not stop taking medicine suddenly as it can lead to withdrawal symptoms.

In case of overdosing: -

Overdosing should be avoided at any cost as it may lead to worsening of headache or rebound headache. In case of emergency contact your doctor immediately.

How to correctly store Suminat 25mg: -

The drug should be stored under hygienic conditions. It should be stored away from direct sunlight and heat. It should be stored away from the reach of children and pests. Avoid storing expired medicine.

Side effects of Suminat 25mg:-

  • Dizziness and Drowsiness.
  • Vomiting and nausea
  • Myocardial ischemia, myocardial infarction.
  • Angina.
  • Bloody diarrhea.
  • Arrhythmias.
  • Pain in Chest, throat and neck.
  • Cerebrovascular disorders.
  • Very cold or blue fingers or toes;
  • Vision or Auditory changes.
  • Serotonin syndrome.
  • Increase in blood pressure.
  • Hypersensitivity reactions.
  • Seizures.
  • Weight loss.

 Suminat 25mg should not be taken if you are using following drugs:-

  • Ergot containing Drugs- Ergot produces actions similar to Suminat and hence, if both are taken together their effects may add together. It can lead to overdose symptoms.
  • Monoamine Oxidase-A (MAO- A) Inhibitors- It also interfere with the working of the drug.
  • Other 5-HT1 Agonists
  • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)

Suminat should be avoided in the following conditions:-

  • If you are allergic to Sumatriptan.
  • If you have a history of cardio vascular disorders.
  • If you have high blood pressure problems
  • If you are suffering from severe liver complications.
  • If you have certain types of migraines which cannot be treated by this drug.

Precautions to be kept in mind for Suminat 25mg:-

  1. Don’t drive after taking this drug as it may cause dizziness and drowsiness.
  2. Avoid smoking and consumption of alcohol and drugs.
  3. Pregnant women or breast feeding women should avoid this drug.

Additional Information

SKU 1036
US Brand Name Imitrex 25mg
Strength 25mg
Generic Name Sumatriptan
Manufacturer Sun Pharma
PharmaceuticalForm Tablet/s
Shipped From India

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