Containing the active ingredient sumatriptan, Imigran nasal spray is used as an effective treatment for relieving the symptoms of a migraine. Migraines are a common health condition, affecting approximately one in every five women and one in every 15 men.
How does Imigran Nasal Spray Work?
Migraines are caused by the temporary widening of blood vessels in the head. This spray works to reduce the size of the enlarged vessels, helping to relieve the symptoms associated with the migraine attack.
What is a Migraine?
A migraine is a headache disorder characterized by recurrent headaches that are moderate to severe
The most common side effect associated with using this product is an unpleasant taste. However, you may also experience other effects such as a heavy pressure, tightness or pain in your chest or throat, irritation in your nose or throat, nausea, tiredness, dizziness, a shortness of breath, aching muscles and an increase in blood pressure.
Over the counter pain-killers such as paracetamol, aspirin or nurofen may help to reduce the symptoms of migraines.
They are most effective when taken as soon as the migraine starts.
Triptans are medications that can help to reverse the changes in the brain that may cause migraines.
Patient Information Leaflet
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.
Patient information can be found here.