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Sumatriptan vs. Zomig for Migraines

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Sumatriptan

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Zomig

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Other Names: Zolmitriptan   Zomig ZMT
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 2,950 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 5,094 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Sumatriptan is a triptan sulfa drug containing a sulfonamide (chemistry) group. It is used for the treatment of migraine headaches. Sumatriptan is produced and marketed by various drug manufacturers with many different trade names such as Sumatriptan, ... Read more on Wikipedia
Zolmitriptan is a selective serotonin receptor agonist of the 1B and 1D subtypes. It is a triptan, used in the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura (symptom) and cluster headaches.Zolmitriptan is marketed by AstraZeneca with the brand... Read more on Wikipedia
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93 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I am going to get my Rx changed to generic Zomig...
...from the UK, and they always had it and for a good price. However, they stopped shipping to the US as of January this year. So I changed to generic Imitrex/sumatriptan, but I am going to get...
is the only thing for me I tried them all the sumatriptan...
...the only thing for me I tried them all the sumatriptan works too slow ...that works sometimes. They tried to put me on the sumatriptan and I was able to get them to give me the real Zomig. I gue...
time). Imigran (sumatriptan) worked fast, but the migraine...
...and the worst was Maxalt (rizatriptan which made me lethargic for the three months I took it - I thought I had glandular fever! Also had secondary rebound migraines every time). Imigran (sumatript...
Sumatriptan family like Immigran). They work very well...
...- Maxalt Wafers or Zomig (Both Sumatriptan family like Immigran). They work very well in stopping the migraine (rather then just being a pain killer). Seriously I had suffered migraines for...
Now I take Zomig (zolmitriptan, I think is the generic...
...to take sumatriptan as well, and it didn't do a thing. Now I take Zomig (zolmitriptan, I think is the generic name) which surprisingly does help a little. It reduces the duration of the migraine a...
help, and zomig for onset of migraine. Insurance wont cover...
...to help, and zomig for onset of migraine. Insurance wont cover ...sick anyway. Now they gave me sumatriptan for onset of migraine-haven't tried it yet though. Dont really like pills. Hope she...
going? I switch between Zomig and Sumatriptan‚ depending...
...how's it going? I switch between Zomig and Sumatriptan‚ depending on which works at attack time. Usually when Sumatriptan doesn't work‚ Zomig does. You're supposed to wait...
bf. have you tried sumatriptan-imigran or zomig?i took both...
...have you tried sumatriptan-imigran or zomig?i took both of these when i had migraines and both are safe in bf.i have not had a migraine since i ...when i fear it may not be just a headache.as st...
I have had a bad reaction to sumatriptan. I get terrible...
...often on an pretty empty tummy. I usually eat a piece of toast or a few saltines before taking it, but sometimes I get this hunger from it. I can eat and eat and ...reaction to sumatriptan. I ge...
prescribed Zomig for cluster headaches, currently in my...
...For Cluster Headaches. Been prescribed Zomig for cluster headaches, currently in my 4th ...24 hours\" I had been taken Sumatriptan and don't know how ...between my last dose of Sumatriptan an...
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