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Imigran nasal spray is a brand name for sumatriptan nasal spray, which is a medication used for...
Imigran nasal spray is a brand name for sumatriptan nasal spray, which is a medication used for the treatment of migraine headaches. The nasal spray formulation of sumatriptan is a fast-acting delivery method that can provide relief from migraine symptoms within 15 minutes.
Imigran nasal spray works to treat migraines when an oral tablet may not be suitable.
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Description of Imigran Nasal Spray
What is the Imigran Nasal Spray?
Imigran Nasal Spray is a medication available in the spray form used for relieving symptoms of migraines. It contains an active ingredient sumatriptan, belonging to the drugs classed as 'triptans'. It can be used as a secondary medicine if painkillers (ibuprofen, paracetamol) do not work.
How does it work?
Sumatriptan is used for relieving symptoms of migraines. It is an active ingredient belonging to the drugs classed as 'triptans'. Sumatriptan specifically works by selectively activating certain serotonin receptors, known as 5-HT1B and 5-HT1D receptors, which are found on the blood vessels in the brain. By activating these receptors, sumatriptan causes the blood vessels to constrict, reducing the blood flow to the brain and relieving the symptoms of migraines, such as headache, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound.
Is Imigran Nasal Spray right for me?
It is useful for you to relieve a migraine or cluster headache. It is, however, not suitable if you have;
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Dosage of Imigran Nasal Spray
Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Imigran Nasal Spray
1-2 sprays into one nostril; dose may be repeated once after at least 2 hours if migraine recurs; max 4 doses in 24 hours
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Side Effects of Imigran Nasal Spray
All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some of the commonly reported side effects:
- Flushing of the face
- Tingling sensations
Disclaimer: This website does not constitute medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.
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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.
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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or envelopes. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!
How to use Imigran Nasal Spray?
Always use Imigran Nasal Spray exactly as prescribed by your doctor or as advised by the pharmacist.
Imigran Nasal Spray use is not recommended for children under 12 years of age or adults over 65 years.
- Remove the Imigran Nasal Spray from its packaging.
- Place the Imigran Nasal Spray in the nostril while blocking the other nostril by resting a finger to the side of the nose.
- Gently breathe in through your nose while you press the blue plunger and spray the Imigran Nasal Spray into one nostril. Do not exceed 2 sprays in 24 hours.
- After using Imigran Nasal Spray continue to stay upright for about 10 to 20 seconds, practising gentle breathing.
If unsure of how to use Imigran Nasal Spray or if you have further questions, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Warning and Precautions of Imigran Nasal Spray
Imigran Nasal Spray may not be safe if taken with other medication or recreational drugs. Please inform the prescriber if you are taking any of the listed medications.
DO NOT use Imigran Nasal Spray:
- If you are taking ergotamine or other triptans/5-HT1 receptor agonists to treat migraines
- If you are taking MAOI, SSRIs and SNRIs for depression
- If you are taking St John’s Wort
If unsure of how to take Imigran Nasal Spray or if you have further questions, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
This is a quick process and should only take 1 - 2 minutes. All of your answers are confidential, and just like a GP consultation, you will know what treatment is most suitable for you instantly upon completion.
Once you have completed the quick online form, select the treatment option most suitable to you and checkout securely.
A medical professional will review your answers to the online medical consultation and determine if it’s safe to prescribe and what treatments are available.
Buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray Online
Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.
You can buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray online from our UK-registered online pharmacy partners. Complete an online consultation form and our system will show you if you are eligible to purchase Standard Imigran Nasal Spray online. Our pharmacists will then review your order of Standard Imigran Nasal Spray and dispatch it discreetly to your address.
How to buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray online?
You can buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray by following the following steps.
- Fill out our online consultation form
- If you are eligible to purchase Standard Imigran Nasal Spray you will be shown it as one of your treatment options
- Pay online and receive your order to the comfort of your chosen address
Can I get Standard Imigran Nasal Spray on the NHS?
Whether or not you can get Standard Imigran Nasal Spray on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Standard Imigran Nasal Spray from the NHS.
Can you get Standard Imigran Nasal Spray over the counter?
No, you can’t get Standard Imigran Nasal Spray over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Standard Imigran Nasal Spray is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.
Can I buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray online even if I have never taken it before?
A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched. One of our partner prescribing pharmacists will review the consultation form and will decide if you are eligible to buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray.
Is Standard Imigran Nasal Spray safe?
If you have been prescribed Standard Imigran Nasal Spray then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.
However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Standard Imigran Nasal Spray then you should contact a doctor immediately.
Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Standard Imigran Nasal Spray?
We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.
Can I buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray from Boots?
It is generally possible to purchase medication, including Standard Imigran Nasal Spray, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.
Can I buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray from Superdrug?
If you would like to buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.
Can I buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray from Amazon?
Amazon does not sell medication such as Standard Imigran Nasal Spray, as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see what they sell.
How long does Standard Imigran Nasal Spray take to work?
The time it takes for a Standard Imigran Nasal Spray to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Standard Imigran Nasal Spray may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.
How effective is Standard Imigran Nasal Spray?
The effectiveness of Standard Imigran Nasal Spray can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.
What are the risks of taking Standard Imigran Nasal Spray?
At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.
- Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to medicines.org
- Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Standard Imigran Nasal Spray.
- Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
- Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
- Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
- Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.
Can I buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray in the UK?
Yes, you can buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Standard Imigran Nasal Spray is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation and to purchase from Welzo if in stock. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).
Where can I buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray?
You can buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray online from Welzo.com upon completion of a consultation form and a free review from a prescribing pharmacist.
Are Standard Imigran Nasal Spray users satisfied with the product?
We have a list of reviews from customers taking Standard Imigran Nasal Spray at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Standard Imigran Nasal Spray head over to drugs.com for further details.
Can I buy Standard Imigran Nasal Spray from an online pharmacy?
Yes, you can purchase Standard Imigran Nasal Spray from an online pharmacy. However, this is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.
How much does Standard Imigran Nasal Spray cost?
The costs of Standard Imigran Nasal Spray are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as treatment options will be shown upon completing the consultation form.
Can I combine Imigran Nasal Spray and paracetamol?
Yes, you can take paracetamol with Imigran Nasal Spray. In fact, this is often recommended as part of treatment for a migraine headache.
How long does Standard Imigran Nasal Spray take to work?
Standard Imigran Nasal Spray usually starts to work within 10 to 20 minutes. You should start to feel relief from your migraine headache soon after you use it. If your migraine headache does not go away, you can use a second dose of Standard Imigran Nasal Spray after at least 2 hours have passed since you used the first dose. Do not use more than 40 mg of Standard Imigran Nasal Spray in 24 hours.
Is this medication suitable for me?
Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.
How is the medication delivered?
All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.
How much Standard Imigran Nasal Spray is safe to take?
The recommended dose of Standard Imigran Nasal Spray for most adults is 20 mg. If your migraine headache does not go away after the first dose, you can use a second dose of Standard Imigran Nasal Spray after at least 2 hours have passed since you used the first dose. Do not use more than 40 mg of Standard Imigran Nasal Spray in 24 hours.
When is it best to use Standard Imigran Nasal Spray?
For best results, use Standard Imigran Nasal Spray at the first sign of a migraine headache. If you wait too long, the migraine may become more severe and harder to treat.
How do I order my medication?
Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.
Can I cancel or return my order?
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