Active ingredients: sumatriptan
What it is used for
Sumatriptan (Imigran) tablets, injection and nasal spray are indicated for the acute relief of migraine attacks with or without aura. Sumatriptan (Imigran) injection is also indicated for the acute treatment of cluster headaches. There is no information available on the use of Imigran injection in the treatment of basilar or hemiplegic migraine.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Subcutaneous. This medicine is injected, usually with a short needle or pen-like device, into the fat just beneath the skin.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear colourless to pale yellow liquid practically free from particles
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient sumatriptan
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems