|Imigran Recovery||sumatriptan||Brand||United Kingdom||50mg||2 Tablets||OTC||$29.21||-|
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Imigran Recovery (sumatriptan succinate) offers an effective solution to migraine pain, auras, light and sound sensitivity, nausea, and other associated symptoms. Some patients also find it helpful in treating cluster headaches, but in most cases faster-acting formulas are more effective.
This product is very similar to regular Imigran tablets; the difference is that Imigran Recovery is only available in 50 mg tablets, while the regular tablets are available in higher doses. Because of its lower strength, Imigran Recovery is available with pharmacist approval and does not require a prescription from a doctor.
Taking Imigran Recovery
Like all Imigran products, Imigran Recovery works best if taken when a migraine first starts. It will usually still provide benefit if taken at later stages---some patients find it every bit as effective---but others find it doesn't work quite as well.
Treatment is typically as follows:
The starting dose with regular Imigran tablets is also 50 mg. Patients with moderate to severe migraines, and those who experience cluster headaches, often find 50 mg doesn't sufficiently alleviate pain and other symptoms. These individuals often start with 100 mg doses, which is only offered in regular tablets. However, two 50 mg Imigran Recovery tablets will provide the same benefit.
Effects are felt after about 30 minutes and last several hours. The medication works by narrowing blood vessels in the brain which, for unknown reasons, become swollen during a migraine or cluster headache. Imigran Recovery is not a painkiller and will not be effective on other types of headaches.
Other medications, such as painkillers, are sometimes taken along with triptan medications. Patients are strongly advised to check with a doctor or pharmacist before doing so; Imigran Recovery is known to interact with some other medications.
Precautions Before Use
Most people use Imigran Recovery without any adverse reactions. Some patients, however, are at greater risk of experiencing complications from using this medication. Discuss potential risks with a doctor prior to using Imigran Recovery if there is any history of:
As mentioned above, Imigran Recovery is known to produce negative effects when mixed with some other medications. Do not use this product if also taking:
The effects of Imigran Radis on unborn or nursing babies is unclear; use should be avoided while pregnant or nursing unless explicitly instructed otherwise by a doctor.
Other Imigran Formulations
Imigran offers a range of products containing the same active ingredient as this one. The speed at which the medication begins to work is an important consideration for those who suffer from cluster headaches or severe migraines; faster-acting typically means better results. The full line of products can be found below:
Some individuals simply don't respond to Imigran. If no effects are felt at all from Imigran Recovery, consult a doctor about alternative treatments. There are many out there!