Imitrex Nasal Spray (Sumatriptan) from Maple Leaf Medications.
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Imitrex Nasal Spray Uses
Imitrex Nasal Spray, with the generic name sumatriptan, is a non-aerosol spray prescribed for the acute treatment of migraine attacks among adults. This could be used for migraines with or without aura. It relieves symptoms of migraine, including headache, pain, and sensitivity to sound/light. Note that this medication is not indicated for the prophylactic therapy of migraine or for managing hemiplegic or basilar migraines. In addition, its effectiveness has not been established for cluster headaches.
This is available in Imitrex Nasal Spray 20 mg and 5 mg.
Imitrex Nasal Spray Mechanism of Action
This selective serotonin receptor agonist or triptan works by exerting the agonist effects on the serotonin receptors on intracranial blood vessels and the sensory nerves of the trigeminal system. This results in the constriction of cranial vessels and inhibits the release of pro-inflammatory neuropeptides.
How to use Imitrex Nasal Spray
To initiate, read the Imitrex Nasal Spray guide or information leaflet that comes with this prescription product. Do not use this nasal spray without fully understanding the drug information and instructions in the manual given. If you need further medical advice about your condition or have inquiries regarding the use of this medicated spray, you may ask your doctor or pharmacist.
This medication should only be used in the nose. You should administer your dose at the first sign of a migraine. Do not alter your Imitrex Nasal Spray dosage or frequency as it is based on your overall medical condition and response to therapy. If your symptoms could not be relieved after a single dose, do not administer another one immediately. There must be at least a 2-hour interval between each dose. Also, do not use this spray longer or more often than prescribed to avoid worsening effects.
Step-by-step guide in using Imitrex Nasal Spray.
- Gently blow your nose to make sure that it is cleared,
- Keep your head in an upright position and close the nostril that will not receive the spray by pressing it with your finger.
- Put the nozzle of the device inside the nostril.
- Inhale through your nose as you press the plunger.
- Remove the nozzle and keep your head in an upright position.
- Inhale through your nose and exhale through the mouth for about 20 seconds.
- Side Effects of Imitrex Nasal Spray
Common side effects:
-A feeling of numbness, prickling, or heat.
In most cases, the side effects caused by this antimigraine drug are mild and will resolve even without intervention. If the adverse reactions do not get better or become worse, you should hold the spray and consult your doctor or any healthcare professional. Furthermore, you must report serious adverse effects such as:
-High blood pressure
-Bluish fingers or toenails
-Cold hands and feet
-Mental or mood changes
-Symptoms of heart attack (chest pain, shortness of breath, unusual sweating)
-Severe abdominal pain
-Signs of stroke (weakness on one side of the body, trouble speaking, confusion, sudden vision changes)
-Symptoms of serotonin toxicity (hallucination, loss of coordination, palpitation, agitation, unexplained fever, muscle twitching, severe vomiting.
This is not a complete or full list of the side effects of Imitrex Nasal Spray.
Precautions when using Imitrex Nasal Spray
Before you start using this nasal spray, you should disclose your full medical history to your physician, including basilar or hemiplegic migraine, blood circulation problems, heart problems, liver problems, transient ischemic attack, or stroke. Some diseases or disorders may impact how your system will respond to the treatment. Additionally, you should talk about all prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, supplements, or herbal products you are taking because of possible drug interactions with these prescription drug.
While taking this therapy, keep an eye out for an allergic response. Avoid using this nasal spray if you have a known allergy to sumatriptan or any inactive ingredients this drug may contain. Immediately discontinue medication and call for emergency medical help once you experience signs of severe hypersensitivities, such as breathing difficulty, swelling of the face and neck, severe dizziness, skin rashes, and hives.
Among the adverse effects of this medication are dizziness and drowsiness. These reactions could be caused or worsened by alcohol. Avoid/limit drinking alcoholic beverages while taking this drug. You should also practice extreme caution when operating machinery, driving, or doing activities/tasks that require alertness.
It is still unknown whether this type of medication could cause harm to unborn babies and breastfed infants. Thus, pregnant and breastfeeding moms must use this drug only if clearly needed.
Frequently Asked Question
How effective is Imitrex Nasal Spray for migraines?
This medication can relieve your acute migraine within 15 minutes after it has been administered.
Can Imitrex Nasal Spray cause nose irritation?
Yes, this drug can cause mild irritation in the nose.
Is it okay to use Imitrex Nasal Spray every 2 hours?
The use of this nasal spray should not exceed three doses in 24 hours.
How should I store my Imitrex Nasal Spray?
Store this nasal spray at room temperature and away from direct sunlight.
How much does Imitrex Nasal Spray cost?
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