Migraine 40year old I want to put him on sumatriptan how to use..?

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SUMATRIPTAN Used for migraineous headache 1st dose is to be given early in morning as soon as pt getsup and feels now headache is going to start as per his experience Wait for 2to3 hrs to get response if not relieved after 3hrs 2nd dose may be repeated but not more than 2doses in a day usually i have observed the response comes with 1st dose Continuously it can be given for 3 days a week Followup regularly you will see recurrence episode are at increasing intravals which were 3to4 times a month or even 2times a week are now at monthly or 3monthly interval and gets settled down over the period of time Doses go from 50mg to 100mg Monitor bp during therapy as likely to off shoot bp G i side effects may be there Initially prescribe along with stemetil and paracetamol sos ppis

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