What is SUMITREX 100mg Tablet used for?
SUMITREX 100mg Tablet is prescribed for the treatment of an acute migraine attack with or without aura. It works by reducing the swelling of blood vessels around the brain. This medicine helps relieve migraine symptoms such as headaches, pain, sensitivity to light/sound, nausea, and vomiting. It belongs to a group of drugs called triptans. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
How to take SUMITREX 100mg Tablet?
The dosage of SUMITREX 100mg Tablet prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
SUMITREX 100mg Tablet should be used only during a migraine attack. It should not be used routinely.
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of SUMITREX 100mg Tablet, seek medical attention immediately.
What are the drugs that interact with SUMITREX 100mg Tablet?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with SUMITREX 100mg Tablet.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of SUMITREX 100mg Tablet, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
SUMITREX 100mg Tablet can interact with antidepressants.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of SUMITREX 100mg Tablet?
Like other medicines, SUMITREX 100mg Tablet can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of SUMITREX 100mg Tablet are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of SUMITREX 100mg Tablet cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of SUMITREX 100mg Tablet develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
SUMITREX 100mg Tablet can cause side effects such as :
- Unusual taste in your mouth and nasal irritation
This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking SUMITREX 100mg Tablet.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking SUMITREX 100mg Tablet?
Is it possible for me to use SUMITREX 100mg Tablet with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use SUMITREX 100mg Tablet?
What are the possible drug interactions of SUMITREX 100mg Tablet?
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How should SUMITREX 100mg Tablet be used?
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