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Safety in Lactation: Antimigraine drugs

21 October 2020If simple analgesics, e.g. paracetamol and ibuprofen, are insufficient to treat symptoms, sumatriptan is the drug of choice for the treatment of acute migraine. Although…

What medicines should be avoided by patients suffering from “sulfa allergy”?

12 June 2020This updated Medicines Q&A evaluates the limited evidence available on cross-sensitivity between sulfonamide-containing medicines and lists classes of medication that contain a sulfonamide in their…

What is serotonin syndrome and which medicines cause it?

22 May 2020This Medicines Q&A outlines the causes and symptoms of serotonin syndrome and provides examples of medicines with the potential to cause serotonin syndrome.  

Triptans and SSRI or SNRI antidepressants – is there an interaction?

27 March 2019The likelihood of an interaction between triptans and SSRIs/SNRIs resulting in serotonin syndrome is considered in this updated Medicines Q&A.
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

genericNon-proprietary

Non-proprietary
generic
Tablets 50mg, 100mg
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
No special precautions for storage
No special storage conditions.
11 May 2015

ImigranGlaxoSmithKline UK

GlaxoSmithKline UK
Imigran
Tablets 50mg, 100mg
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
No special precautions for storage
No special storage requirements
11 May 2015

Imigran RadisGlaxoSmithKline UK

GlaxoSmithKline UK
Imigran Radis
Tablets f/c 50mg, 100mg
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
No special precautions for storage
No special storage requirements
11 May 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Yes
Limited published evidence of safety
Small amounts in breast milk
5HT1-receptor agonist for treatment of acute migraine
17 September 2020