sumatriptan tablet - oral, Imitrex (cont.)
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others. Certain foods/beverages or food additives (e.g., red wine, cheese, chocolate, monosodium glutamate) as well as some lifestyle patterns (e.g., irregular eating/sleeping habits, stress) may bring about a migraine headache. Avoiding these "triggers" may help decrease the frequency of migraine headaches. Consult your doctor for more details.
MISSED DOSE: Take this medication only as needed when a migraine occurs, as directed by your doctor. This medication should not be taken on a regular schedule. Never increase your dose of this medication or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
STORAGE: Store the US product between 36-86 degrees F (2-30 degrees C) away from heat, light and moisture.Store the Canadian product at room temperature between 59 to 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C)Do not store in the bathroom. Store this medication in its undamaged original packaging, and do not remove the tablet from its packaging until you are ready to take it. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2010
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