Why do I need this medicine?
Sumatriptan is used to treat migraine headaches. It helps to reduce pain and other symptoms associated with a migraine headache.
How do I take this medicine?
Take Sumatriptan exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
This medicine may be taken with or without food. Swallow the tablet whole with a full glass of water.
Take Sumatriptan only when you have a migraine attack. Do not take this medicine if you do not have a migraine attack.
Sumatriptan should be taken at the first sign of a migraine headache. If your migraine headache does not go away after taking the first dose, do not take a second dose without first asking your doctor. If your doctor says that you can take a second dose, wait for at least 2 hours from the time you took the first dose before taking the second dose.
Do not take more than 2 doses of Sumatriptan in a 24-hour period.
Do not take more than 300 mg of Sumatriptan in a 24-hour period.