Sumatriptan

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Sumatriptan is a triptan sulfa drug containing a sulfonamide (chemistry) group. It is used for the treatment of migraine headaches. ...
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Does Sumatriptan cause Heart Attack?

Heart Attack is a known side effect of Sumatriptan
Patients with Heart Attack should avoid using Sumatriptan without prior consultation with a physician.
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Does Sumatriptan cause Heart Attack?

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attack, most likely due to my migraine meds, Sumatriptan...
| www.healthcaremagic.com
" ...but just had a mild heart attack, most likely due to my migraine meds, Sumatriptan. My neurologist gave me something else called Midrin, which also works by constricting the vein somewhat.... "

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type drugs gave me a heart attack last summer--so...
| allnurses.com
" ...narcotic drugs now as the sumatriptan type drugs gave me a heart attack last summer--so am unable to take any of the family of triptan drugs now. Thank God my dr. started me on Depakote, and now my... "

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you use Sumatriptan if you have Raynaud's syndrome?S...
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" Why shouldn't you use Sumatriptan if you have Raynaud's syndrome? Sumatriptan works by causing blood vessels ...to serious cardiac effects eg. heart attack You should talk to your doctor - sumatriptan... "

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olesterol that have had heart attacks. It can be a bit ov...
| forum.cmtausa.org
" ...similar dilemma. If I take too much Imitrex (sumatriptan) for my migraines I could have a heart attack. Low cholesterol is not a ...I know people with low cholesterol that have had heart attacks. It... "

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sumatriptan (imitrex)....very potent vasoconstrictor....
| ioplist.com
" ...a long story short...they started me out on amitriptyline  (old fashioned tricyclic antidepressant ...and severe, had me take sumatriptan  (imitrex)....very potent vasoconstrictor.   stuff works... "

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rtery disease and had a myocardial infarction 2 years ago. M...
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" ...past 6 nights. He has a history of coronary artery disease and had a myocardial infarction 2 years ago. Medications include low-dose aspirin and atenolol. He appears highly ...C) Oxygen D)... "

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father had his first heart attack at 50... died at 67...
| www.peoplespharmacy.com
" ...married female. Been on pravastatin for several years....20 mg. For the last year or more have had terrible headaches. I then needed ANOTHER prescription for that... sumatriptan (spelling ) 100 mg.... "

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y makes here feel like she's having a heart attack combi...
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" ...may increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, serious stomach and intestinal ...without warning. The imitrex injection already makes here feel like she's having a heart attack combining IMITREX... "

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me to not take sumatriptan when I am having a really...
| www.dailystrength.org
" ...telling me to not take sumatriptan when I am having a ...The warning that come with sumatriptan warn about possible problems with triggering heart attack, so when I am desperate ...worry I might trigger a... "

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use strok or heart attack.. you can take new and more saf...
| www.healthcaremagic.com
" ...migrain.. stop using vasograin it can cause strok or heart attack.. you can take new and more safe drug like ...alsuma..these are brand name for sumatriptan.. you can use any brand... "

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