Imigran Subject is a pre-filled cartridge syringe that contains a single dose of 6 mg/0.5 ml of sumaptriptan succinate –the active ingredient of Imigran injection.
This ingredient belongs to a group of drugs called as triptans (also known as 5-HT 1receptor agonists).
USES OF IMIGRAN SUBJECT: It is used for providing relief in migraine attacks, with or without aura and also to treat cluster headache.
HOW IT WORKS: Temporary widening of blood vessels in the head may cause migraine or cluster headache. Imigran Subject reduces the widening of these vessels which helps in providing relief from pain and improving other symptoms of migraine.
HOW TO USE IMIGRAN SUBJECT: This medicine should be used strictly under medical supervision. Ask your doctor to explain you the correct procedure of administering it, also read the instruction leaflet of the medicine very carefully before using it. Imigran Subject is injected under the skin(usually the outside of the thigh). You
can use this medicine as soon as the symptoms start to appear but not to avoid a migraine attack.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS: You should not use it if you have a known allergy for such drugs, also you must explain your full medical history and current medication to your doctor before using it. Women who are pregnant, planning to conceive or lactating should avoid using it. You must not take Imigran injection if you have or have had a heart disease, angina, high blood pressure, liver disease or shortness of breath.This medicine is recommended for the people of age between 18 to 65 years.
Injection site pain
Allergic reaction like rash, swollen eyelids, etc
Pain, tightness in the chest
Shortness of breath
Temporary increase in blood pressure
Change in liver function (very rare)
It is possible that you may observe some of the above symptoms but if the symptoms persist consult your doctor immediately.