Sandomigran is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) pizotifen. On this page you will find out more about Sandomigran, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: pizotifen
Information for medicine and pack size:
Sandomigran 500 microgram sugar coated tablet, 100
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
INDICATIONS AS AT 14 JUNE 2004: Prophylactic (interval) treatment of vascular headaches: Typical and atypical migraine, vasomotor headache, cluster headache (Horton's syndrome). Sandomigran is without effect in the migraine attack. For this purpose preparations containing ergotamine are recommended.
Table of characteristics
Off-white, circular biconvex tablet approx 6mm in diameter.
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, sugar coated|
|Route of administration||Oral|
100: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
2: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
30: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||36 Months|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 January 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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