SUMINAT 25 TABLET

SKU: AH_T&P_MI_8718 Category:

Generic : Sumatriptan (25mg)

Treatment : Acute Migraine headache

Pack size  : 1 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$0.70

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Suminat 25 Tablet is used in the treatment of migraines. It relieves the symptoms of migraine and prevents the attack from becoming worse. This medicine helps by narrowing the blood vessels, thereby relieving migraine headaches.

Suminat 25 Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. You should continue to take this medicine for as long as the doctor advises and do not stop taking it suddenly.

It may also cause sleepiness at the beginning of your treatment, so do not drive, operate machinery, until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause changes in your mood and you may feel depressed, therefore, regular monitoring of behavior is important. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Inform your doctor if you are suffering from any heart problems, as the use of Suminat 25 Tablet is contraindicated in some heart diseases. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is required while taking this medicine. Consult your doctor and stop this medicine if you develop severe chest or stomach pain, bloody diarrhea, or significantly high blood pressure, after taking this medicine.

 

BENEFITS OF SUMINAT TABLET

In Acute migraine headache

Suminat 25 Tablet helps improve the flow of blood in your brain and prevents abnormal activity of muscles that trigger migraines. It is a very effective medicine for treating migraine attacks. By preventing and reducing the frequency migraine attacks, the medicine can help you carry out your daily activities and improve your quality of life.

 

HOW TO USE SUMINAT TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Suminat 25 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

 

HOW SUMINAT TABLET WORKS

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation (swelling) of blood vessels in the head. Suminat 25 Tablet works by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels in the head, stops transmission of pain signals to the brain, and blocks the release of chemicals that cause nausea and other migraine symptoms. This relieves the migraine attack.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

UNSAFE
Suminat 25 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
warnings

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Suminat 25 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Suminat 25 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
warnings

Driving

UNSAFE
Suminat 25 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
warnings

Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Suminat 25 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CAUTION
Suminat 25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Suminat 25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Suminat 25 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

 

Interaction with drugs

Using the below medicines along with SUMINAT Tablet may reduce the efficacy or cause side effects.

  • IBUPROFEN
  • NAPROXEN
  • ASPIRIN
  • DULOXETINE
  • DIHYDROERGOTAMINE
  • RIZATRIPTAN
  • ZOLMITRIPTAN

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE SUMINAT TABLET?

If you miss a dose of SUMINAT  Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Suminat

  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Drowsiness
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)

FAQ's

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Q. What are the symptoms of Suminat 25 Tablet overdose?

Taking an overdose of Suminat 25 Tablet may cause fainting, dizziness, slow heartbeat, change in electrical activity of the heart, vomiting and inability to retain urine or stools.

Q. How soon should I take Suminat 25 Tablet when attack starts?

Once your migraine headache has started, take Suminat 25 Tablet as soon as possible. Do not use it to prevent an attack. Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

Q. Can Suminat 25 Tablet be used for the prevention of migraine attacks?

No, Suminat 25 Tablet is not used for the prevention of migraine attacks. It should only be used where a clear diagnosis of migraine has been established.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before taking Suminat 25 Tablet?

Before taking Suminat 25 Tablet, you should tell your doctor if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, liver or kidney disease or a family history of heart disease. You should also inform your doctor if you smoke, have had your menopause, or are a man aged 40 years or more. Let your doctor know if your headache is associated with dizziness, difficulty in walking, lack of coordination or weakness in the leg and arm. Your doctor should also know if you are taking medicines to treat depression such as sertraline, escitalopram oxalate, fluoxetine, venlafaxine, or duloxetine. It is also important to inform your doctor if you have had short-lived chest pain and tightness.

Q. Can Suminat 25 Tablet increase my Blood Preasure?

Yes, Suminat 25 Tablet can cause an increase in blood pressure. However, it is does not occur in everyone. But, you should keep a check on your blood pressure during therapy with Suminat 25 Tablet.

Q. What triggers migraine attacks?

Migraine may be triggered by several factors. Some of the common triggers are caffeine withdrawal, changes in hormone levels during menstruation or with the use of birth control pills. Migraine also gets triggered with changes in sleep patterns, such as not getting enough sleep, drinking alcohol, missing meals, or smoking. Rigorous exercise or other physical stress, loud noises or bright lights, odors or perfumes, or exposure to smoke and stress and anxiety may also act as a trigger.

Q. What are the symptoms of headache caused due to medication overuse?

If you are having frequent or daily headaches despite (or because of) the regular use of headache medications, it is suggestive of medication overuse headache. You should consult your doctor who may discontinue the medication for sometime.

Q. I have been prescribed Suminat 25 Tablet. Can I take other migraine medicines, similar to Suminat 25 Tablet, with it?

Suminat 25 Tablet belongs to a family of tryptamine-based drugs called Triptans. You should not take another triptan along with Suminat 25 Tablet. Taking two triptans together may trigger a heart attack and may also result in an increase in blood pressure.

Q. Does migraine run in families?

Migraines may run in families. Migraines occur more often in women than men. It has been noticed that some women, but not all, have fewer migraines when they are pregnant.

Q. How do I know migraine attack is about to start?

Some people develop aura before getting a migraine attack. It may include visual problems, such as seeing flashing lights, zig-zag patterns or blind spots, numbness, dizziness, or a tingling sensation like pins and needles, or feeling off balance. You may also have difficulty speaking and loss of consciousness, although this is unusual.

Q. Can I take Suminat 25 Tablet with propranolol?

Yes, you can take propranolol and Suminat 25 Tablet together. However, since Propranolol may cause an increase in levels of Suminat 25 Tablet, so you should take 5 mg dose of Suminat 25 Tablet and not 10 mg.

Q. When should I start taking the medicines used to prevent migraine?

Medicines for prevention of migraine are usually used if you have tried avoiding possible triggers but are still experiencing migraines. You may also be prescribed these medicines if you experience very severe migraine attacks, or if your attacks happen frequently.

Q. Can Suminat 25 Tablet cause liver damage?

No, Suminat 25 Tablet does not cause liver damage, but you should let your doctor know if you have any liver problem, before taking Suminat 25 Tablet.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 1

pack form  – tablet

weight – 1 (gms)

dimensions- 4.1 (cm) x 0.1 (cm) x 4.3 (cm)

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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