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SUMATRIPTAN 50mg x 10 (Dexcel.  

What is Sumatriptan 50mg used for?

Sumatriptan 50mg is used for the treatment of acute migraine headaches in adults. Sumatriptan 50mg is not used to prevent migraine headaches and is not used for cluster headaches. Sumatriptan 50mg is available on Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What is the composition of Sumatriptan 50mg?

It contains Sumatriptan succinate as the active ingredient

Other ingredients include; Lactose monohydrate, Microcrystalline cellulose, Croscarmellose sodium, Acesulfame potassium, Magnesium stearate and Colloidal silicon anhydrous.

How does Sumatriptan work?

Sumatriptan belongs to a group of medications called triptans (also known as 5-HT1 receptor agonists)

Sumatriptan works on the serotonin (or 5-HT) receptors located on blood vessels in the brain. This causes the blood vessels to narrow which then helps to take away the headache and eases other symptoms such as feeling or being sick and sensitivity to light and sound.

What is Sumatriptan 50mg Dosage?

For Migraine Headaches: Adults, take 50mg as a single dose.

Another dose may be taken 2 hours after taking the last dose if the migraine headache returns.  Do not take more than 200 mg of Sumatriptan 50mg in any 24-hour period.

How quickly does the Sumatriptan tablet work?

Sumatriptan tablet works quickly within 10 to 20 minutes of dosing.

Is Sumatriptan a painkiller?

Sumatriptan is not worked as an ordinary pain reliever as it will not relieve pain other than from migraine headaches. Sumatriptan tablet is usually used for people whose headaches are not relieved by acetaminophen, aspirin, or another pain reliever.

What are the possible side effects of Sumatriptan?

Taking Sumatriptan can commonly cause these side effects;

•          Chest, jaw or neck tightness,

•          Pain, or pressure that is usually not too serious.

•          Heart attack (Symptoms may include chest, jaw or left arm pain).

•          Nausea

•          Vomiting

•          Tiredness

•          Drowsiness

•          Dizziness,

•          Temporary increase in blood pressure

•          Shortness of breath

•          Aching muscles.

Where to buy Sumatriptan in Nigeria?

Buy Sumatriptan at Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store in Lagos.

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