Sumatriptan vs Zomig

Sumatriptan
(Rx)
Zomig
(Rx)
Sumatriptan is a migraine medication.
Zomig is a migraine medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Migraines
3.8
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Migraines
4.2
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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November 28, 2006
November 25, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
5,232 Discussions
6,354 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Migraines
#2 for Headaches
Sumatriptan is prescribed for Migraines and Headaches and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Migraines
#2 for Headaches
Zomig is prescribed for Migraines and Headaches and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Sum
Nausea
10
Tiredness
4
Dizziness
4
Weakness
3
Numbness
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Allergy
2
Seizures
2
Serotonin Syndrome
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Zom
Tiredness
6
Weakness
3
Dizziness
3
Numbness
2
Insomnia
2
Drowsiness
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Tingling
1
Weight Loss
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
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Sumatriptan
Sum
Zomig
Zom
Nausea
Sum
Zom
10
0
Tiredness
Sum
Zom
4
6
Dizziness
Sum
Zom
4
3
Weakness
Sum
Zom
3
3
Numbness
Sum
Zom
2
2
High Blood Pressure
Sum
Zom
2
2
Allergy
Sum
Zom
2
0
Seizures
Sum
Zom
2
0
Serotonin Syndrome
Sum
Zom
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Sum
Zom
2
1
Tiredness
Zom
Sum
6
4
Weakness
Zom
Sum
3
3
Dizziness
Zom
Sum
3
4
Numbness
Zom
Sum
2
2
Insomnia
Zom
Sum
2
0
Drowsiness
Zom
Sum
2
0
High Blood Pressure
Zom
Sum
2
2
Tingling
Zom
Sum
1
0
Weight Loss
Zom
Sum
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Zom
Sum
1
2
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Sumatriptan during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Zomig during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Sumatriptan and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Zomig and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Spray: 5 mg/actuation, 20 mg/actuation
Spray: 2.5 mg, 5 mg
Tablet: 2.5 mg, 5 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Sumatriptan
Zolmitriptan
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Sumatriptan and Zomig: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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