27 patient evaluations for Sumatriptan

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Jun 30, 2008 (Started Mar 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 27, 2008 (Started Jan 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea and vomiting, gagging (throat spasm))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: made me gag and throw up so would not be good if taken while away from your home
Side effects: gagging (throat spasm), nausea and vomiting

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 13, 2007 (Started Nov 22, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2006 (Started Jan 14, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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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