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Can i get sumatriptan over the counter?

Unfortunately there is nothing over the counter as good as Sumatriptan/Imitrex. Unless you have cardio side effects such as high blood pressure, heart palpitations etc. I would ask your doctor for a Sumatriptan prescription. I myself take Sumatriptan subcutaneously.

Are there Imitrex or sumatriptan alternatives? Luckily, amino acid therapy provides a safe and effective alternative to Imitrex (sumatriptan). Amino acid therapy involves providing the body the exact right balance of amino acids and cofactors necessary to restore proper neurotransmitter function.

How often can I take sumatriptan? Do not use more than 2 doses in 24 hours. This medicine is given as a shot under your skin (usually on the stomach, thighs, or upper arms). Sumatriptan injection may sometimes be given at home to patients who do not need to be in a hospital or clinic.

Is sumatriptan a controlled substance? Sumatriptan is used in the treatment of cluster headaches; migraine and belongs to the drug class antimigraine agents. Risk cannot be ruled out during pregnancy. Sumatriptan 50 mg is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).

What is generic for sumatriptan? Sumatriptan (generic Imitrex) is a triptan medication that help knock out the acute symptoms that come with a painful migraine headache.

Are there any alternatives to Imitrex for headaches?

Are there any alternatives to Imitrex for headaches? Imitrex Alternatives Imitrex alternatives include lifestyle changes and other drugs. This eMedTV Web page lists some specific lifestyle changes that may improve migraines (like getting regular exercise), as well as drugs used for preventing or treating them. Home eMedTV Home Headache Home

Are there any other brands of sumatriptan Besides Botox? Other sumatriptan brands include: Imitrex Nasal, Imitrex Statdose, Onzetra Xsail, Tosymra, Zembrace SymTouch Other onabotulinumtoxinA brands include: Botox Cosmetic

Which is the best triptan for migraine treatment? Imitrex injectable is the only ultra-fast acting triptan and has a 70% response rate. The fast acting triptans are the traditional triptans: Imitrex tablet and nasal spray, Maxalt, Zomig, and Axert. The slow acting/long lasting triptans are Amerge and Frova. We now have a wide range of treatment options for the many presentations of migraine.

Are there any side effects to taking sumatriptan? Commonly reported side effects include: dizziness, injection site reaction, vertigo, nausea and vomiting, flushing sensation, tingling sensation, unpleasant taste. See the full sumatriptan side effects document.