Sumitrex 6mg Injection

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:40 am

Sumitrex 6mg Injection

Uses of Sumitrex 6mg Injection

Sumitrex 6mg Injection is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Migraine Attacks, Headaches

Side effects of Sumitrex 6mg Injection

The most common side effects of Sumitrex 6mg Injection are – Fatigue, Fever, Headache, Vertigo, Weakness, Abnormal Vision, Jaw Discomfort, Muscle Cramps, Neck Pain or Stiffness


These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Sumitrex 6mg Injection

Do not use Sumitrex 6mg Injection if you are allergic to – Sumatriptan

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Sumitrex 6mg Injection.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Sumitrex 6mg Injection works

Sumitrex 6mg Injection contains – Sumatriptan

Sumatriptan may stimulate 5-HT1 receptors, causing selective vasoconstriction of inflamed and dilated cranial blood vessels in carotid circulation, thus decreasing carotid arterial blood flow and relieving acute migraines.

Dosage of Sumitrex 6mg Injection

The dosage of Sumitrex 6mg Injection depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Sumitrex 6mg Injection

If you forget to take a dose of Sumitrex 6mg Injection, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

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Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Interaction

Drug :- antidepressants, lithium: Increased risk of serious adverse effects.

ergotamine-containing drugs: Possibly additive or prolonged vasoconstrictive effects.

fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, paroxetine, sertraline: Possibly incoordination, hyperreflexia, and weakness.

MAO inhibitors: Risk of decreased sumatriptan clearance, increased risk of serious adverse effects.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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