2 patient evaluations for Sumatriptan subcutaneous

Mar 17, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 1991)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Very effective, but side effects are severe enough that I prefer 100mg tablets, unless I can tell a headache is going to be a doozy.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 3, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 1991)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Gets rid of headache, but not prodrome or postdrome. Also, need sleep after use.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Aug 6, 2009 (Started Mar 31, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (muscle tightness, sleepiness, muscle fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: muscle fatigue, muscle tightness, sleepiness

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