Suminat Nasal Spray (Sumatriptan Succinate)
What is Suminat Nasal Spray (Sumatriptan Succinate) used for?
Suminat Nasal Spray (Sumatriptan Succinate) is an inhalable medication prescribed to treat migraine headaches. It operates by narrowing blood vessels around the brain to prevent symptoms associated with this condition including severe pain, nausea, or sensitivity to light. Your doctor may prescribe it along with other medications or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Suminat Nasal Spray (Sumatriptan Succinate)?
Suminat Nasal Spray (Sumatriptan Succinate) should be used according to your doctor`s instructions and those included with the packaging to get the most effective results from treatment. One spray is normally administered into one nostril at the first sign of a migraine. Your individual instructions will depend on your age, weigh, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be administered by removing the cap, inserting the nozzle into one nostril, and inhaling while operating the pump to dispense one spray. If you have not used the medication for several days it may be necessary to prime the pump by pointing the nozzle away from your face and operating the pump until one spray is dispensed. Ask your doctor or pharmacist any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Suminat Nasal Spray (Sumatriptan Succinate)?
Suminat Nasal Spray (Sumatriptan Succinate) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical assistance are jaw pain, severe throat irritation, sudden severe headaches, intense diarrhoea that is bloody or watery, blue-coloured appearance of the fingers or toes, or seizures. These conditions may require adjustments to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further health complications from occurring.
Suminat Nasal Spray (Sumatriptan Succinate) should not be used to treat patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, lactose intolerant, or who have hyperthyroidism, closed angle glaucoma, a history of heart disease, heart problems, history of stroke or small temporary strokes, history of anorexia, history of bulimia, severely reduced liver function, or severely reduced kidney function. Also inform your doctor if you have epilepsy, a family history of glaucoma, open angle glaucoma, a history of depression, hypertension, increased risk of bleeding, reduced liver function, reduced kidney function, or if you are taking anticoagulant medications. These conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring special adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly use Suminat Nasal Spray (Sumatriptan Succinate) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Suminat Nasal Spray (Sumatriptan Succinate) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.