Imitrex Nasal Spray, Solution 20Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Imitrex: Nasal spray, solution (20mg)

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Imitrex 20mg Nasal Spray

What is this Medicine?

SUMATRIPTAN (soo ma TRIP tan) is used to treat migraines with or without aura. An aura is a strange feeling or visual disturbance that warns you of an attack. It is not used to prevent migraines.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Imitrex: Nasal spray, solution(20mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Imitrex 20mg Nasal Spray

NDC: 001730523
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Migraine

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store between 36 to 86 degrees F
Imitrex 20mg Nasal Spray

Reported Side Effects for Imitrex 20mg Nasal Spray

Chest Pain Or Pressure Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cyanosis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Dysarthria Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dysesthesia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Belching Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elated Mood Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Aborted Pregnancy Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Galactorrhea Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heartburn Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hallucinations Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Of Blood Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hiccups Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hyperesthesia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Irregular Periods Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Thoughts Of Suicide Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid From Breast Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Excessive Thirst Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dandruff Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Yawning Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Phobia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Memory Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Secretion Of Tears Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Melena Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Weakness Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Large Pupil Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Muscle Twitches Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Within The Eye Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Irritation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Ear Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Pale Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Parosmia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Peripheral Vasodilation Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Extra Saliva Production Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Underactive Thyroid Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Inflammatoin Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Kidney Stones Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Scaly And Itchy Rashes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Block Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bladder Infection Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dehydration Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tooth Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tetany Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Endometrial Hyperplasia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Blockage Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itchy Eyes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Flu Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shivering Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
0.1-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
0.1-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Paresthesias Incidence:
0.1-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Deafness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperacusis Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
1.0-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nose Pain Incidence:
2.5-3.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Runny Nose Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
13.5-24.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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