7 patient evaluations for Sumatriptan with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Dec 1, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I take Phenergan with it.

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Mar 17, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 1991)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I take it with 10 mg. of generic Reglan, so I get more rapid blood absorption. It works about 50% of the time, if I take it in time.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 3, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 1991)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Apr 5, 2009 (Started Apr 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (burning sensation in nose)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: be careful when taking keep eye on blood presure
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: burning sensation in nose

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Dec 10, 2008 (Started Dec 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Start slow. Don't double up. Listen to your doc even thou when you are hurting you want to take all of them.
Side effects: sleepiness

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Nov 24, 2008 (Started Aug 02, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weakness in arm(s))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage:
Advice & Tips: Try not to repeat doses unless your doctor approves it since rebound headaches can occur and also be careful of drug interactions and blood pressure issues.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: weakness in arm(s)

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Mar 27, 2008 (Started Jan 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (gagging (throat spasm), nausea and vomiting)
  • 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

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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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