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Is it safe to take Imitrex (sumatriptan) several days in a row?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Recommended dosage

The "triptans" such as Imitrex (sumatriptan) can be used no more than 2 tabs in a given 24 hours.
..Some people have prolonged attacks of migraines needing to use it for couple of days in a row...So, if you are young and healthy otherwise, a couple of days of use should be ok. However, the need to use for few days suggests u should consult doc for a better regimen..Preventive care rx...Good luck.

In brief: Recommended dosage

The "triptans" such as Imitrex (sumatriptan) can be used no more than 2 tabs in a given 24 hours.
..Some people have prolonged attacks of migraines needing to use it for couple of days in a row...So, if you are young and healthy otherwise, a couple of days of use should be ok. However, the need to use for few days suggests u should consult doc for a better regimen..Preventive care rx...Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management

In brief: Yes

Maximum dose is 200 mg/24 hours.
If you need it more than 2-3 days in a row i would suggest seeing a doctor.

In brief: Yes

Maximum dose is 200 mg/24 hours.
If you need it more than 2-3 days in a row i would suggest seeing a doctor.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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