Imitrex SC

Very effective in a few minutes, the injection of sumatriptan has nevertheless some disadvantages:

  • Very expensive. Currently 34,12 € for 1 package of two needles of 5ml each (6mg sumatriptan) excluding reimbursement (if reimbursed, 1 package costs 9,05€).
  • Side effects more or less marked depending on the patients: hot flashes, dizziness.
  • Maximum two injections per 24 hours.
  • Not recommended for people with cardiovascular risks or people with high blood pressure (>15/9)