November 6, 2008, Par Pharmaceutical has gained an approval from Food and Drugs Administration to start shipping the generic version of Imitrix (sumatriptan). The product includes 4mg and 6mg starter kits and 4mg and 6mg pre-filled syringe cartridges of sumatriptan succinate injection. The 6mg vial is schedule to be launched this year 2009.
Glaxo, the distributor of branded imitrix has won over an extension of their patent until 2009 in US however in Europe their patent has already expired and Generic Imitrix is now available in European market. Last December 2008, Ranbaxy the distributor of Generic Imitrix has started its distribution of this product in US market.
Mylan Laboratories Inc., a US based company have achieved an approval from Food and Drug Administration to launched the generic Imitrix tablets in 25 mg,50mg and 100 mg doses. As of today, this drug is already available in the market.
Generic Imitrix (sumatriptan) is formulated to be used as a reliever of migraine. As a vasodilator, this drug works on reducing the activity of trigeminal nerve thus relieving migraine symptoms. Generic Imitrix is not only available in tablets and injection but also as a nasal spray. Treatment through injection was found out that has faster effect than the two. As per records, 96% of cases were relieved from their migraine after 15 minutes from the time they take the drug.
Generic Imitrix cannot control nor prevent the number of migraine attacks. This drug is taken while under attack because its purpose is to stop or give relief to the person having migraine. Although there Generic Imitrix tablet can be bought over the counter however it is advisable to take doctors prescription before using any formulation.
Side effects are also possible while under medication of Generic Imitrix. Here are the possible side effects that the user should be aware.
sulfhemoglobinemia this is a rare case but this will occur due to overdose of Generic Imitrix. This condition changes the red blood into greenish- black. This happens due to the mixing of sulfur and hemoglobin in the blood. If this condition happens the discontinuance of drug is advisable and after 2 or more weeks the blood will back to its normal form.
Serious cardiac events such as coronary artery vasospasm, transient myocardial ischemia, myocardial infarction, ventricular tachycardia, and ventricular fibrillation. Although these conditions seldom happen, the users are warned for its possibility.
Cardiovascular a. Common symptoms :
Palpitations, syncope, low and high blood pressure
b. Uncommon symptoms:
Arrhythmia, changes in ECG, hypertension, hypotension, pallor, pulsating sensations, and tachycardia.
c. Rare symptoms:
Angina, atherosclerosis, bradycardia, cerebral ischemia, cerebrovascular lesion, heart block, peripheral cyanosis, thrombosis, transient myocardial ischemia, and vasodilation.
ENT ( ear, nose,throat)
Sinusitis, tinnitus, allergic rhinitis, upper respiratory inflammation, ear, nose, and throat hemorrhage, external otitis, hearing loss, nasal inflammation and sensitivity to noise
Feeling of fullness in the ear
Diarrhea and gastric symptoms
For more comprehensive /detailed listing of other possible side effects check Wikipedia.
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