Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 30, 2020.
Generic name: SUMATRIPTAN SUCCINATE 25mg
Dosage form: tablet, film coated
The recommended dose of IMITREX tablets is 25 mg, 50 mg, or 100 mg. Doses of 50 mg and 100 mg may provide a greater effect than the 25-mg dose, but doses of 100 mg may not provide a greater effect than the 50-mg dose. Higher doses may have a greater risk of adverse reactions [see Clinical Studies (14)].
If the migraine has not resolved by 2 hours after taking IMITREX tablets, or returns after a transient improvement, a second dose may be administered at least 2 hours after the first dose. The maximum daily dose is 200 mg in a 24-hour period.
Use after IMITREX Injection
If the migraine returns following an initial treatment with IMITREX (sumatriptan) injection, additional single IMITREX tablets (up to 100 mg/day) may be given with an interval of at least 2 hours between tablet doses.
The safety of treating an average of more than 4 headaches in a 30-day period has not been established.
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