Sandomigran (Pizotifen Malate)
What is Sandomigran (Pizotifen Malate) used for?
Sandomigran (Pizotifen Malate) is an oral medication used to treat patients who suffer from recurrent migraines. It operates by stopping the constriction and expansion of blood vessels in the brain to prevent symptoms associated with condition including nausea or severe pain. Your doctor may also prescribe it for the treatment of different types of vascular headaches or other unlisted purposes.
How should I use Sandomigran (Pizotifen Malate)?
Always use Sandomigran (Pizotifen Malate) according to the instructions provided by your doctor to get the best results from treatment. One tablet is normally taken once each day, but your individual instructions will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed whole and unaltered along with a large glass of water. They may be taken on an empty stomach, but a snack or meal is recommended if you experience nausea. Never change the form of the tablets by crushing or splitting them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to make sure you are using it correctly.
What are the side effects of Sandomigran (Pizotifen Malate)?
The use of Sandomigran (Pizotifen Malate) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention include faintness, intense muscle pain, tingling sensations, or hallucinations. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any intense or worrying symptoms to make sure the necessary alterations are made to your application frequency or dosage to prevent further problems from occurring.
Sandomigran (Pizotifen Malate) should not be used by patients who are lactose intolerant, allergic to pizotifen, or who have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past. Also inform your doctor if you have a history of epilepsy, closed angle glaucoma, urinary retention, or decreased kidney function as these conditions may cause unexpected problems during treatment requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Sandomigran (Pizotifen Malate) 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.
Sandomigran (Pizotifen Malate) 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.