Disease Information for Sumatriptan (Imitrex) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Chest Pain
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Regional pallor/vasospasm
Vasospasm of extremities/Signs
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Chest tightness/breathing response
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Angina pectoris
Angina, spasm type
Angina, unstable/crescendo/intermediate syndrome
Coronary ischemia
Drug induced Angina/Coronary vasospasm
Ischemia, cardiac
Myocardial infarction, acute
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-migraine medication (example)
DRUG/Ergot derivative/congener (example)
DRUG/Serotonin 1A receptor agonist/CNS (example)
DRUG/Serotonin 1D receptor agonist (example)
DRUG/Serotonin agonist/specific receptor subs (example)
DRUG/Serotonin reuptake inhibitor/CNS effect
DRUG/Triptan migraine drug (example)
DRUG/Triptans/5HT/1 agonist effect/toxicity
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Myocardial Ischemia Non-Arteriosclerosis
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
1H Indole 5 methanesulfonamide 3 (2 (dimethylamino)ethyl) N methyl, 3 (2 (Dimethylamino)ethyl) N methyl 1H indole 5 methanesulfonamide, SUMATRIPTAN, Sumatriptan (substance), SUMATRIPTAN PREPARATION, Sumatriptan product, Sumatriptan product (product), Sumatriptan product (substance), Brand name/Alsuma (Sumatriptan) Autoinjector, Brand name/Imitrex (Sumatriptan), Brand name/Sumavel (Sumatriptan) injection, Brand Name/Treximet (Sumatriptan and Naprosyn)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Ergotamine (Ergostat)
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 25 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 6 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 6 mgm SQ (Vial)
DRUG/Dose Given for specific effect
DRUG/Dose may repeat
DRUG/Dose single dose medication
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intranasal administration RX
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/IV requires lesser dose/Caution
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
DRUG/Subcutaneous administration medication
Definition

Anti-Migraine drug; A Triptan or 5-HT1 agonist group of medications; Used for acute migraine; Oral and parenteral and nasal spray preparations; Can cause vasoconstriction; dangerous in Hypertension and angina patients.

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