Imitrex Nasal Spray
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For treatment of severe symptoms of migraine the best drug is Imitrex Nasal Spray. This medication contains active substances that weaken pulsation of brain vessels and headache. Main active substance of Imitrex Nasal Spray is Sumatriptan. Sumatriptan narrows vessels of carotid arteries in the brain; as a result weakness of disease symptoms begins. Pharmacological effect appears during 20-60 minutes that’s why patient quickly returns to normal life.
This drug is not included to analgesic and doesn’t have such anti-pain effect, but it helps to cope with headache, removing the certain reason. Besides reducing of the headache, Imitrex Nasal Spray weakens the aura, decreases nausea, vomiting, photophobia and also reaction on bright flashes of light. In case of regular attacks of migraine, Imitrex Nasal Spray can be used as preventive drug but only for short-term.
In difference from dopey analgesic, that removes only headache, Sumatriptan has more extensive effect, due to this fact; it becomes very easy to fight symptoms of severe/chronic migraine.
In difference with pills, Imitrex Nasal Spray acts quicker, because active particles of drug are dissolved faster and penetrate in areas of brain. Dosage is usually prescribed only after having preliminary consultation and identifying of migraine’s severity.
Beginning dosage of medication is 1 dose 10-20mg. If symptoms of migraine don’t disappear, it is needed to repeat the injection after 2 hours.
Also, in case of chronic migraine and exacerbation of disease’s symptoms, it is required to cross out from the ration some kinds of food: chocolate, cacao, nuts, citruses, beans, tomatoes, cheese.
• Imitrex Nasal Spray is forbidden to patients with allergy on active substance of Sumatriptan
• Drug is contradicted in case of heart arrhythmia, failure in a blood circulation in brain, in case of kidney and liver failure, epilepsy.
• Pregnant women use Imitrex only if benefit is more valuable than risk for baby. In time of breast-feeding and in case of use spray it is needed to transfer baby to synthetic feeding.
• It is prescribed with carefulness to drivers and in case of work connected with great attention and coordination.
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