What is Imigran?

The drug Imigran is intended for relief of migraine attacks, as well as drug neutralizes attacks and symptoms related to them. In addition, drug Imigran is used for the treatment of Horton’s syndrome. The active ingredient of Imigran recovery tablets is Sumatriptan. Imigran has next synonyms names: Amigrenin, Sumamigren, Sumig, Trimigren. Imigran is film-coated tablets 100mg or 50mg.

Imigran Pharmacological action

Protivomigrenoznoe. The drug Imigran stops the development of a migraine attack, while not having a direct analgesic effect. Active ingredients of the drug cause narrowing of the expanded during the seizure of the vessel, which stops the attack. Rapidly and completely absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Level of binding to plasma proteins is low. Excreted by the kidneys and faeces.

The drug Imigran quickly relieves the attack, in 10-15 minutes after subcutaneous injection, after 15 minutes when intranasal administration, or within 20-30 minutes after oral administration (maximum – 1 hour) stops the worst attack in 2-3 hours fully recover from.

Use of the drug eliminates associated with migraine attack, nausea, and photophobia. The greatest effect was observed when using the drug Imigran at the height of the attack. Over the next 24 hours, about one third of cases may develop a relapse, which makes re-use. When receiving the drug inside may transiently increased blood pressure (both systolic and diastolic).

Imigran Indications for Use

Applied drug Imigral with migraine, both with aura and without it: cupping and concomitant symptoms; erythroprosopalgia.

Imigran Contraindications

The drug is contraindicated in hypersensitivity, myocardial infarction, basilar or hemiplegic migraine, angina, hypertensive crisis, hypertension, coronary heart disease (including silent ischemia) vasospastic variant angina, abnormal liver function and kidney failure, epilepsy, pregnancy, lactation, elderly (over 60) and children’s age.

Imigran Side effects

Using the drug observed in the following side to applicable: pressure or heaviness in different parts of the body, tingling feeling, facial flushing, dizziness, increased blood pressure, weakness, drowsiness, chest pain stenokarditicheskogo nature, myocardial infarction, ventricular tachycardia, neck pain, ventricular fibrillation , myalgia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal discomfort, dysphagia, burning sensation in the nose or throat, nasal bleeding, blurred vision, eye irritation and pain at the injection site. Patients with fixed sulphanylamide erythema history increases the risk of allergic reactions.

Imigran Interaction

Imigran is not recommended to combine with drugs ergotamine.

Imigran Instructions for use

Inside, Adults: Migraine – 50-100 mg (tablet swallowed whole with water), not more than 300 mg / day (the interval between each dose of at least 1 h).

Imigran Cautions

Before and during treatment should follow a diet, eat regularly, to exclude foods containing tyramine, as well as alcoholic drinks, healthy lifestyle, exercise, have some passion, a hobby that creates a positive emotional state and thus prevents the occurrence of migraine attacks.

The first 2-3 hours Imigrana should be carried out under medical supervision, because of possible manifestations of coronary artery spasm, especially in patients with coronary artery disease and elderly patients. Imigran to designate caution drivers of vehicles and persons engaged in potentially hazardous activities that require attention and reaction rate.

Imigran The order of release

The drug is dispensed by prescription.

Imigran Storage conditions

List B. Keep Imigran at or above 30 ° C.