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    Eletriptan-Trima 40 mg, 80 mg
    Trima
    RX
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    Eletriptan-Trima 40 mg, 80 mg

    5-HT1 Agonist. Eletriptan (As Hydrobromide) 40 mg, 80 mg.
    F.C. TABS: 3, 10x40 mg, 3x80 mg. Intend. for pts. over the age of 18 & under the age of 65. Can be taken at any stage after the migraine pain appears, but it is best to do so as soon as possible. The usual init. dose is 40 mg tab. If after the 1st tab. ther is no relief, 2nd tab. should not be taken for the same attack. If after a 1st tab. the migraine is relieved and then comes back,  2nd tab. may be taken. However there has to be at least 2 hrs. wait. before taking the 2nd tab. See lit.
    Acute tmt. of the headache phase of migraine attacks, with/without aura.
    C/I: Hypersens. Cardiovascular disord. Pts. with hep./ren. impair. History/present moder.-severe hypertens. Pts. with mild untreat. hypertens. Pts. with history of CVA. Concom. use with ketoconazole, itraconazole (for treat. fung. infect.), erythromycin, clarithromycin, josamycin, ritonavir, indinavir, nelfinavir, and other 5HT1 serotonin receptor agon. Concom. use with ergot alkal. within 2 hrs before or after taking this drug. Pts. hereditary problem of intoler. to galactose, Lapp lactase defic., or impair. absorpt. of glucose/galactose.

    Imitrex
    GSK
    RX
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    Imitrex

    5-HT1 Agonist. Sumatriptan (as succinate) 50 mg, 100 mg.
    TABS: 2, 6 x 50 mg, 100 mg. 1 tab of 50
    mg. Some pts. may require 1 tab of 100
    mg. If sympt. recur: 1 tab. aft. at least 2
    hrs. Pts. who fail to respond initially
    should not receive second dose for
    same attack. Max. dose: 3 tabs (300
    mg) in 24 hrs.
    Acute relief of migraine attacks, with or
    w/o aura, should only be used where there
    is a clear diagnosis of migraine.
    C/I: Hypersens.; Pts. with hist. of MI or
    have ischaem. heart dis., coron.
    vasospasm (Prinzmetal’s ang.), periph. vasc. dis. or sympt. or signs consistent
    with ischaem. heart dis.;
    Pts. with a hist. of CVA or TIA; Pts. with
    severe hep. impair.; Pts. with moder./
    severe HTN. and mild uncontrol. HTN;
    concom. admin.of ergotamine, or
    derivate. of ergotamine (includ.
    methysergide) or any triptan/5-HT1
    receptor agon.; Concur. admin. with
    MAOIs. Must not be used within 2 wks.
    of discount. of ther. with MAOIs.

    Imitrex Injection
    GSK
    RX
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    Imitrex Injection

    5-HT1 Agonist. Sumatriptan (as succinate) 6 mg / 0.5 ml.
    PREFILL. SYRINGE: 2 x 6 mg / 0.5 ml
    (incl. 1 auto-injector). 1 inject. S.C. If
    sympt. recur in pt. who responds,
    another inject. any time within next 24
    hrs., but not less than 1 hr. aft. prev.
    inject. Max. dose: 2 injects. (12 mg) in
    24 hrs. Pts. who fail to respond initially
    should not receive second dose for
    same attack.
    Acute relief of migraine attacks with or
    w/o aure, cluster headache. For the acute
    tmt. of migraine attacks assoc. with
    women’s menstr. cycle.

    Imitrex Nasal Spray
    GSK
    RX
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    Imitrex Nasal Spray

    5-HT1 Agonist. Sumatriptan 20 mg / 0.1 ml.
    NASAL SPR.: 2 x 20 mg/0.1 ml. 1 x 2.
    Up to 2 sprays in 24 hrs.
    Acute tmt. of migraine attacks with or w/o
    aura.
    C/I: Hypersens.; Pts. with hist. of MI or
    have ischaem. heart dis., coron.
    vasospasm (Prinzmetal’s ang.), periph.
    vasc. dis. or sympt. or signs consistent
    with ischaem. heart dis.; Pts. with a hist. of CVA or TIA; Pts. with
    severe hep. impair.; Pts. with moder./
    severe HTN. and mild uncontrol. HTN;
    concom. admin.of ergotamine, or
    derivate. of ergotamine (includ.
    methysergide) or any triptan/5-HT1
    receptor agon.; Concur. admin. with
    MAOIs. Must not be used within 2 wks.
    of discount. of ther. with MAOIs.

    Naramig
    GSK
    RX
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    Naramig

    5-HT1 Agonist. Naratriptan HCl 2.5 mg.
    F.C. TABS: 2,4 x 2.5 mg. Adults (18-65 yrs.):
    1 tab. as early as possib. after the
    onset of a migraine; 2nd dose min. 4
    hrs. aft. 1st dose.Up to 2 tabs.in 24 hrs.
    Acute migraine, with or without aura.
    C/I: Hypersens. Pts. with past MI or have
    ischaem. heart dis., Prinzmetal’s angina/
    coronary vasospasm, periph. vascular
    dis. or pts. who have symp. or signs
    consistent with ischaem. heart dis.
    History of CVA, TIA. Pts. with moder.,
    severe hypertens., mild uncontrol.
    hypertens. Concom. use with
    ergotamine, derivate or ergotamine
    (including methysergide) or/and any
    triptan/5-HT1 receptor agonist.

    Relert Tablets
    Pfizer
    RX
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    Relert Tablets

    5-HT1 Agonist. Eletriptan (As Hydrobromide) 24.242, 48.485, 96.97 mg.
    F.C.TABS: 3 x 20 mg, 40 mg, 80 mg;
    10 x 40 mg. Initial: (18-65 yrs): 40 mg.
    If inadequate incr. to 80 mg in
    subsequent attack. If second dose
    reqd: Not to be taken within 2 hrs. of
    initial attack. Max. dly dose: Not to
    exceed 160 mg. Use below 18 yrs not
    recommend.
    Acute tmt. headache phase migraine
    attacks with/without aura.
    C/I: Hypersens., within 24 hrs of tmt.
    with another 5-HT1 agonist or
    ergotamine cont., ergo-type medicat. or
    methysergide, hemipleg. or basil
    migraine, severe hepat./ren. impair.,
    mod., severe or untreat. hypertens.,
    confirm. coron. heart dis., incl. IHD,
    Prinzmetals ang., signif. arrhyth. or heart
    fail., periph. vasc. dis.,
    history CVA or TIA.

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