Sumatriptan Spray, Non-Aerosol Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Sensation Of Feeling Warm
  • A Stinging Sensation On The Skin
  • Dizziness
  • Nasal Passage Irritation
  • Nausea
  • Numbness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Taste Impairment
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Drowsiness

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Heart Attack
  • A Hemorrhage In The Brain
  • A Low Supply Of Oxygen Rich Blood To The Heart
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Stroke
  • A Sudden And Temporary Constriction Of The Muscle In The Coronary Artery
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • Abnormal Muscle Movements
  • An Allergic Reaction To A Drug
  • An Ischemic Bowel, A Condition Where The Blood Flow To The Intestine Is Significantly Decreased
  • Bleeding In The Space Surrounding The Brain Called A Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Tightness
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Formation Of Dead Tissue In The Spleen
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Inadequate Blood Flow In The Extremities
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Neck Stiffness
  • Rapid Ventricular Heartbeat
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon, A Condition Where Blood Vessels Constrict Too Much With Coldness Or Stress
  • Seizures
  • Serotonin Syndrome, A Type Of Disorder With High Serotonin Levels
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, A Heart Rhythm Disorder
  • Vision Loss

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Headache From Overuse Of Medications
  • A Sore Tongue
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Cramps
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Inflammation Of The Tissue Lining The Sinuses
  • Irritation Of The Mouth
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Stiffness
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nose Pain
  • Pain In The Jaw Area

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