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Sumatriptan (Imitrex)

Also known as Treximet, Imigran, Imitrex, Trexima, Sumavel Dosepro, and Alsuma


Sumatriptan is a synthetic drug belonging to the triptan class, used for the treatment of migraine headaches. Structurally, it is an analog of the naturally occurring neuro-active alkaloids dimethyltryptamine (DMT), bufotenine, and 5-methoxy-dimethyltryptamine, with an N-methyl sulfonamidomethyl- group at position C-5 on the indole ring.

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Estimated Total Cost: $105.91 for an average of 21 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed sumatriptan to treat migraine, headache, torticollis, and pain disorder affecting the neck.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take sumatriptan if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

What side effects are related?

Patients taking sumatriptan most commonly experience side effects like nausea, vomiting, and flushing.

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