What does imitrex do?

Answer Imitrex (generic name: sumatriptan) is a prescription medication used to treat headaches and migraines by targeting the blood vessels around the brain. It is also used to treat nausea and sensitivi... Read More »

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How long does imitrex last?

Whether taking Imitrex in pill or nasal-spray form, each dose lasts approximately two hours. Do not take more than 200 mg of the tablets in 24 hours, nor should you take more than 40 mg of Imitrex ... Read More »

When does the Imitrex patent expire?

Imitrex (sumatriptan succinate) is a migraine relief medicine developed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). It is taken orally or through the nasal cavities. The Imitrex patent expired in February 2009, afte... Read More »

How Does Imitrex Work on Migraine Headaches?

Researchers now know that the pain of a migraine is caused by the swelling and inflammation of blood vessels on the surface of the brain. Discovering the cause of the pain has paved the way in trea... Read More »

What is imitrex ?

Imitrex is a prescription medication which is prescribed to treat migraine headaches. The medication is available in three forms: tablets, nasal spray or injection. Imitrex does not prevent headach... Read More »