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Brand name: Sumatriptan (Terry White Chemists) TM

Active ingredients: sumatriptan

What it is used for

Sumatriptan tablets are indicated for the acute relief of migraine attacks with or without aura. There is no information available on the use of sumatriptan tablets in the treatment of basilar or hemiplegic migraine.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Pink coloured, capsule shaped, biconvex film-coated tablets debossed with"50" one side and plain on the other side which contain Sumatriptan (as succinate) 50 mg.

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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.

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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

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