Treats migraine headaches. Onzetra (sumatriptan) is the only medicine that's available in a breath-powered nose powder to treat migraines. However, it can be expensive compared to other medicines. Coming soon. Find lowest prices Save on your next prescription. Be sure you’re getting the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance.
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FDA side effect reports for Axert » How it works Onzetra Axert Onzetra (sumatriptan) is a selective serotonin receptor agonist called a triptan. It's believed that migraine headaches happen when blood vessels are too open and allow too much blood in the brain. Onzetra (sumatriptan) tightens the blood vessels, which relieves the pain. Coming soon. Type of medication Onzetra Axert Prescription only Available as Onzetra Axert Used for Onzetra Axert Risk factors for serious side effects Onzetra Axert › Heart disease › History of chest pain › Uncontrolled high blood pressure › History of a stroke › Using Onzetra (sumatriptan) for more than 10 days a month Detailed Onzetra (sumatriptan) risks & warnings » Coming soon.
Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.
Upsides and benefits Onzetra Axert › Compared to pills, Onzetra (sumatriptan) is better absorbed in the body and good if it's hard to take pills. › Onzetra (sumatriptan) is a first choice medicine to treat migraines. › There is a copay program available that can make Onzetra (sumatriptan) cheaper. Coming soon Downsides and risks Onzetra Axert › It can be very expensive. There are other forms of this same medicine that are much cheaper, including a nose spray. › You have to use two nosepieces to get the full dose of Onzetra (sumatriptan), which can be hard to remember. › Onzetra (sumatriptan) is only available in one strength. Coming soon Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Onzetra Axert › Follow the instructions exactly as shown by the package insert and your doctor or pharmacist; otherwise, Onzetra (sumatriptan) won't work correctly and you won't get any medicine. › Onzetra (sumatriptan) can only treat a migraine that's already happening. You can't use it to stop migraines from starting. › You have to use 2 nosepieces of Onzetra (sumatriptan) to get the full dose of medicine. › Don't use more than 2 full doses (4 nosepieces) in a 24-hour period. › If you're using more than 8 doses of Onzetra (sumatriptan) a month, talk to your doctor to see if you should try another medicine. › You can only use each nosepiece of Onzetra (sumatriptan) once. Throw it away in the trash after you've checked that you used the medicine correctly. Coming soon Learn more More about Onzetra Side effects Alternatives FDA package insert More about Axert Side effects Reviews & ratings FDA package insert