What is Imitrex?
Imitrex is a headache medicine that narrows blood vessels around the brain. The medicine also reduces substances in the body that can trigger headache pain, nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, and other migraine symptoms.
How should Imitrex be used?
Use Imitrex as soon as you notice headache symptoms. Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
What happens if overdosed with Imitrex?
Overdose symptoms might include tremors, skin redness in your arms or legs, weakness, loss of coordination, breathing problems, blue-colored lips or fingernails, vision problems, or a seizure (convulsions).
What should be avoided while using Imitrex?
Do not use Imitrex within 24 hours before or after using another migraine headache medicine, including: sumatriptan injection, almotriptan, eletriptan, frovatriptan, naratriptan, rizatriptan, zolmitriptan; or ergot medicine.
Does consumption of Imitrex lead to side effects?
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to Imitrex: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.