Suminat 100 Mg
USA Brand Name
Sun Pharma Laboratories,India
About the brand Suminat 100
Suminat 100 is a brand of Sumatriptan belonging to a class of drugs called triptans by Sun Pharmaceuticals in India. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai,
About the drug Suminat 100
Suminat 100 is a drug of choice for migraine attacks or cluster headaches. It works by causing vasoconstriction and thus reducing the severity of migraine attacks or cluster headache attacks. Suminat 100 having Sumatriptan belongs to a class of drugs called triptans.
Manufacturer of Suminat 100
Suminat 100 is manufactured by Sun Pharmaceuticals in Strength of 100 mg in India.
Strength and Dosage of Suminat 100
Suminat 100 having Sumatriptan has strength of 100 mg of sumatriptan.
USA Brands equivalent to Suminat 100
Several brands are available in USA for the same salt of Suminat 100. These are, Imitrex, Zecuity, Sumavel Dosepro, Onzetra Xsail.
Uses of drug Sumatriptan, the salt in Suminat 100
Suminat 100 has usage as Antimigraine drug. It is used for Cluster Headaches, Migraine, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, new daily persistent headaches etc.
How Suminat 100 works?
Suminat 100 is mainly 5 HT 1 receptor agonist. Since it is Serotonin receptor agonists, it causes vasoconstriction in particular areas of the body. Hence it helps in reducing the headaches and migraine attacks in the body.
How to take Suminat 100
Suminat 100 shall be taken orally. The tablet shall be taken with full glass of water with or without food.
Dose shall be taken as prescribed by the doctor. It’s a prescription medicine hence shall not be taken without doctor’s consultation.
How long suminat 100 be continued?
Take Suminat 100 as long as it has been prescribed by your doctor. Do not overdose yourself with the given medicine.
Dose of Suminat 100 missed?
Take the drug as directed by your physician. Take the regimen as soon as you remember you have missed the dose. Inform your doctor about it, do not overdose yourself.
Drug Interaction with Suminat 100
Common drug interaction with Suminat 100 includes, with Zolpidem, Amitryptiline, Clonazepam, Cyclobenzaprine etc.
When NOT to take Suminat 100
Suminat 100 shall be avoided if you are allergic to it. If you have cardiac problems you must avoid the intake of Suminat 100 and consult your doctor for another prescription.
Side effects or Adverse effects
Side effects associated with the use of Suminat 100 include nausea, vomiting, tingling sensation, vertigo etc.
Overdose side effects or Adverse effects of Suminat 100
Overdose Side effects associated with use of Suminat 100 include sulfhemoglobinemia, a rare condition in which RBC’s turn darn greenish black. Serious cardiac events have been recorded with the use of Suminat 100.
General information about Suminat 100
Suminat 100 is purely a prescription medicine; hence it shall not be taken without any prescription. Overdose side effects are serious hence avoid taking the dose more than the prescribed regimen.
Always consider your doctor’s advice regarding initiating or stopping the dose of Suminat 100.