27 patient evaluations for Sumatriptan

Jul 15, 2005 (Started Mar 12, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for cluster headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (racing heart feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Worked at first, had to increase dosage several times, then stopped working at all. Caused uncomfortable heart racing.
Side effects: racing heart feeling

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2004 (Started Jul 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for atypical migraine)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Jun 1, 2002 (Started Jun 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I took Sumatriptan for many years, although it had considerable side effects. Sumatriptan side effects increased over time. I switched to Eletriptan, which has fewer side effects for me and works just as well.

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