Muscle-relaxants Imitrex (Generic) What are generics? Generic drugs, marketed without brand names, contain the exact same active ingredients used in their brand-name counterparts, but cost significantly less. The drugs are required to meet US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards for safety, purity and effectiveness.
Imitrex (Sumatriptan) is also marketed as Formigran, Imigran and Sumax. This is a cerebral vasoconstrictor belonging to the class of triptans, prescribed to treat migraines.
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Generic Imitrex narrows blood vessels in the brain providing relieve from migraine headaches. The drug reduces the amount of substances in the brain that trigger nausea, headache, light and sound sensitivity. Imitrex is intended to treat a headache attack that has already started. It does not prevent migraines.
It is not recommended to use Generic Imitrex for elderly patients due to higher probability of adverse effects.
It should be stored between 59°F and 86°F (15°C and 30°C) away from heat and light.
Do not combine Imitrex with headache medicines, ergotamine medications, MAO inhibitors, antidepressants and weight control drugs.