Tosymra is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat acute migraine headaches with or without aura in adults. Tosymra is also known by its drug name, Sumatriptan.
Tosymra is a triptan. Triptans are believed to work by constricting blood vessels and reducing inflammation.
How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Tosymra may be taken a maximum of three times in one day, with at least one hour between doses.
Tosymra comes in the form of a nasal spray.
The FDA-approved label for Tosymra lists common side effects including vertigo, malaise, fatigue, peripheral neuropathy (“pins and needles” tingling sensation), throat or sinus discomfort, and sensation of tightness, heaviness, or pressure in the chest, throat, jaw, neck, or other body parts. Overuse may lead to exacerbation of headaches.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Tosymra include heart attack, stroke, cerebral hemorrhage, arrhythmias, increase in blood pressure, serotonin syndrome, partial vision loss, and seizures.
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