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<h2>What is Sumatriptan tablets</h2> <p>Sumatriptan is a prescription medication that&nbsp;<span class="passive">is used</span> to treat migraine symptoms. It eases migraines, nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to sound and light. It's a triptan medication with sumatriptan succinate as the active ingredient.</p> <p>Sumatriptan is used when regular pain relievers don't work for migraines.</p> <h3>Sumatriptan Summary</h3> <table class="summarytable"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p>Type of medicine</p> </td> <td> <p>Triptan &ndash; For Migraine symptom relief</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Use</p> </td> <td> <p>Treats acute migraine headaches in adults</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>How it works</p> </td> <td> <p>Narrows swollen blood vessels in the head to reduce migraine headache symptoms</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Active Ingredient</p> </td> <td> <p>Sumatriptan succinate</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Directions of use</p> </td> <td> <p>Swallow the tablet whole with a drink of water as directed when required. Do not chew or crush tablet. Do not take more than 200mg in 24 hours.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Available strengths</p> </td> <td> <p>50mg, 100mg</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Side effects</p> </td> <td> <p>Common side effects include nausea, tiredness, dizziness, drowsiness, tingling feeling.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Generic</p> </td> <td> <p>Yes</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <h2>Can I buy Sumatriptan online?</h2> <p>You can buy Sumatriptan online once you have completed a short <a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/prescription_assessment?proid=Al2iVh5szCw=">medical assessment</a>. One of our prescribers will assess your answers to ensure the medication suits you. Complete the form, get your prescription, and buy Sumatriptan online.</p> <h3>Can you buy Sumatriptan over the counter?</h3> <p>If you have been previously diagnosed with migraine, you are able to buy sumatriptan tablets over the counter, limited to a dose of 2, 50mg. If you require a higher strength dose, then a prescription is still required.</p> <h3>How does Sumatriptan work?</h3> <p>Migraine headaches occur when blood vessels around the brain swell. Sumatriptan reduces blood vessel swelling to relieve migraine headaches. Sumatriptan begins to work in 30 minutes. You should take it when a migraine starts. To learn about dosages, talk to your GP or one of our pharmacists.</p> <h3>Other prescription medications to treat migraine</h3> <p>There are other prescription medications that can provide relief from migraines. We have a wide range of migraine relief medication, including other triptans, nasal sprays, and wafer melts.</p> <p>Other prescription medications include:</p> <p><strong>Tablets</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine/imigran">Imigran</a> (Branded version of sumatriptan)</li> <li><a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine/zolmitriptan">Zolmitriptan</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine/zomig">Zomig</a> (Branded version of Zolmitriptan)</li> </ul> <p><strong>Nasal Sprays</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine/imigran-nasal-spray">Imigran Nasal Spray </a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Wafer Melts</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine/rizatriptan">Rizatriptan</a>&nbsp;</li> <li><a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine/maxalt-melt">Maxalt Melt</a> (Branded version of Rizatriptan)</li> </ul> <p>You can find a detailed guide on the <a href="https://www.clickpharmacy.co.uk/migraine/blog/migraine-treatment-options-you-can-opt-for">different options available for migraine treatments</a> here.&nbsp;</p>

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Sumatriptan Tablets

Taken at the onset of a migraine, Sumatriptan is medication used to treat acute migraine headaches.

Medication features:

  • A prescription migraine treatment
  • Fast acting treatment for migraines
  • Relieves headaches, nausea and light sensitivity

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What is Sumatriptan tablets

Sumatriptan is a prescription medication that is used to treat migraine symptoms. It eases migraines, nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to sound and light. It's a triptan medication with sumatriptan succinate as the active ingredient.

Sumatriptan is used when regular pain relievers don't work for migraines.

Sumatriptan Summary

Type of medicine

Triptan – For Migraine symptom relief

Use

Treats acute migraine headaches in adults

How it works

Narrows swollen blood vessels in the head to reduce migraine headache symptoms

Active Ingredient

Sumatriptan succinate

Directions of use

Swallow the tablet whole with a drink of water as directed when required. Do not chew or crush tablet. Do not take more than 200mg in 24 hours.

Available strengths

50mg, 100mg

Side effects

Common side effects include nausea, tiredness, dizziness, drowsiness, tingling feeling.

Generic

Yes

Can I buy Sumatriptan online?

You can buy Sumatriptan online once you have completed a short medical assessment. One of our prescribers will assess your answers to ensure the medication suits you. Complete the form, get your prescription, and buy Sumatriptan online.

Can you buy Sumatriptan over the counter?

If you have been previously diagnosed with migraine, you are able to buy sumatriptan tablets over the counter, limited to a dose of 2, 50mg. If you require a higher strength dose, then a prescription is still required.

How does Sumatriptan work?

Migraine headaches occur when blood vessels around the brain swell. Sumatriptan reduces blood vessel swelling to relieve migraine headaches. Sumatriptan begins to work in 30 minutes. You should take it when a migraine starts. To learn about dosages, talk to your GP or one of our pharmacists.

Other prescription medications to treat migraine

There are other prescription medications that can provide relief from migraines. We have a wide range of migraine relief medication, including other triptans, nasal sprays, and wafer melts.

Other prescription medications include:

Tablets

Nasal Sprays

Wafer Melts

You can find a detailed guide on the different options available for migraine treatments here. 

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What dose should I choose?

Sumatriptan comes in either a 50mg or 100mg tablet and should be taken at the onset of a migraine. If the migraine comes back after 2 hours, you can take another tablet. Just make sure you don't take more than 300mg in 24 hours.

Sumatriptan 50mg tablets

The dose usually offered at first is the 50 mg tablet. If this dose works for you, then there is no need to take the 100mg dose.

Sumatriptan 100mg tablets

 If the 50mg tablets don't work, you can try the stronger Sumatriptan 100mg tablets.

Check the label or instruction form to learn more about dosages. You can talk to your GP or one of our healthcare specialists at Click Pharmacy for more info.

Side effects

Common side effects of Sumatriptan include:

  • Nausea
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness 
  • Shortness of breath

If you experience a severe allergic reaction to this drug, such as a rash, swelling, itching and difficulty breathing, seek medical assistance immediately.

Avoid taking any more Sumatriptan if you experience unexpected feelings of warmth or coldness, heaviness in the face or chest and tightness in legs and arms.

An overdose of Sumatriptan Tablets can result in loss of bladder and bowel control, a slower heart rate, feeling faint and sickness. You can read more about the side effects of sumatriptan here

Is it safe to use Sumatriptan whilst pregnant or breastfeeding?

No evidence shows harm when taking Sumatriptan while pregnant. Speak to doctor before use. Sumatriptan can enter breastmilk, so avoid breastfeeding for 12 hours after taking it.

Visit BUMPS - Sumatriptan for further information. 

Who should not use Sumatriptan?

Before using sumatriptan, discuss with your doctor if any of the following apply to you.

• Over 65 years old.
• Have had a heart attack or other heart related conditions
• High blood pressure
• A history of fits or seizures.
• Liver or kidney disease.
• A heavy smoker

How long does it take for Sumatriptan Tablets to work?

The tablets usually begin working in between 30 minutes to 60 minutes.

Can I take Sumatriptan Tablets if I have a history of heart problems?

Sumatriptan Tablets are not suitable for people who have any history of heart problems such as chest pain, stroke, coronary heart disease or have previously had a heart attack.

Can I take Sumatriptan Tablets if I have a high blood pressure?

Sumatriptan Tablets cause the blood vessels which cause migraines and headaches to narrow, increasing blood pressure. If you already have a high blood pressure you should avoid taking Sumatriptan Tablets.

Can I take Sumatriptan Tablets to treat normal headaches?

Sumatriptan is not a pain killer, it should not be used to treat normal headaches.

Can I drive after taking Sumatriptan Tablets?

If you experience common side effects such as dizziness, you should avoid driving and using machinery until you feel better.

Is Imigran the same as Sumatriptan?

Effectively they both contain the same active ingredients, meaning they are medically the same. The main difference is price and branding. Imigran costs more as it is a branded version of Sumatriptan.

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