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Were you looking for information about Sumatriptan? Sumatriptin is a common misspelling of sumatriptan.
Sumatriptan succinate (Alsuma™, Imitrex®, Sumavel®, Zecuity™) is a prescription medication that has been approved to relieve symptoms of migraine headaches. The medication comes in tablets, a nasal spray, a skin patch, and an injection. The injection form is also approved to treat cluster headaches. You should take sumatriptan as soon as possible once a migraine starts.
Sumatriptan is intended to be taken only during a migraine headache, not on a regular basis. Seek medical attention immediately if you overdose on sumatriptan. Symptoms of a sumatriptan overdose could include seizures, shakiness, and swelling in the arms or legs, among other things.
(Click Sumatriptan for more detail on how sumatriptan works, its potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take the medication.)
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