Sumitop 50 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of migraines. It relieves the symptoms of migraine and prevents the attack from becoming worse. This medicine helps by narrowing the blood vessels, thereby relieving migraine headaches.
Sumitop 50 tablets may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better and missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. You should continue taking this medicine for as long as the doctor advises and not stop taking it suddenly.
Side effects associated with the use of this medicine include dizziness, weakness, drowsiness, peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hands), and flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck, and trunk). However, these are usually temporary and usually resolve on their own. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or worry you.
It may also cause sleepiness at the beginning of your treatment, so do not drive, operate machinery, until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause changes in your mood and you may feel depressed, therefore, regular monitoring of behavior is important. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.
Benefits of Sumitop 50 mg tablet
Side effects of Sumitop 50 mg tablet
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
How to use Sumitop 50 mg tablet?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Sumitop 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How does Sumitop 50 tablet work?
Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation (swelling) of blood vessels in the head. Sumitop 50 mg Tablet works by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels in the head, stops transmission of pain signals to the brain, and blocks the release of chemicals that cause nausea and other migraine symptoms. This relieves the migraine attack.
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