What are sumatriptan tablets?
SUMATRIPTAN (Imitrex®) helps to relieve a migraine attack that starts with or without aura (a peculiar feeling or visual disturbance that warns you of an attack). Sumatriptan is not used to prevent migraine attacks. Generic sumatriptan tablets are not yet available. What should my health care professional know before I take sumatriptan? They need to know if you have any of these conditions: •bowel disease or colitis •diabetes •family history of heart disease •fast or irregular heart beat •headaches that are different from your usual migraine •heart or blood vessel disease, angina (chest pain), or previous heart attack •high blood pressure •high cholesterol •history of stroke, transient ischemic attacks (TIAs or “mini-strokes”), or intracranial bleeding •postmenopausal or surgical removal of uterus and ovaries •liver disease •overweight •poor circulation •Raynaud’s disease •seizure disorder •shortness of breath •tobacco smoker •an unusual or allergic reaction to sumatriptan, other medic