SUMATRIPTAN SUCCINATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • nasal passage irritation
    • sensation of spinning or whirling
    • dizziness
    • taste impairment
    • numbness
    • temporary redness of face and neck
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • reactions at the site of the injection
    • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
    • a sensation of feeling warm
    • a stinging sensation on the skin

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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      If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

      • muscle pain
      • drowsiness
      • excessive sweating
      • abnormal sensations of the skin

      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • formation of dead tissue in the spleen
      • serotonin syndrome, a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
      • vision loss
      • high blood pressure
      • a heart attack
      • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
      • rapid ventricular heartbeat
      • ventricular fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder
      • bleeding in the space surrounding the brain called a subarachnoid hemorrhage
      • a hemorrhage in the brain
      • a stroke
      • Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition where blood vessels constrict too much with coldness or stress
      • low blood pressure
      • inadequate blood flow in the extremities
      • bronchospasm
      • an ischemic bowel, a condition where the blood flow to the intestine is significantly decreased
      • seizures
      • chest pain
      • chest tightness
      • difficulty swallowing
      • stomach cramps
      • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
      • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
      • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
      • a sudden and temporary constriction of the muscle in the coronary artery
      • abnormal muscle movements

      If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

      • a change in vision
      • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
      • nose pain
      • pain in the jaw area
      • irritation of the mouth
      • a sore tongue
      • muscle stiffness
      • cramps
      • low energy
      • heart throbbing or pounding
      • anxious feelings

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