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Published: 3/2019

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
SUMATRIPTAN Tablets 50mg "FFP"
 Active ingredient:
Sumatriptan succinate
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 7.6 mm, thickness: 3.45 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(Face)スマトリプタン 50 mg「FFP」
(Back)Sumatriptan 50 mg「FFP」, スマトリプタン, 50 mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine acts on the serotonin receptors of the cerebral blood vessels and contracts the expanded cerebral blood vessels, and also reduces the release of substances that cause inflammation, thereby relieving migraine pain.
It is usually used to treat migraine.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have or have had heart disease.
    If you have a history of cerebrovascular disorder or transient cerebral ischemic attack.
    If you have: peripheral vascular disorder, hypertension, liver disorder or renal disorder.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (50 mg as sumatriptan) at a time during a migraine. You can take an additional dose if the effect is insufficient, but the dose should be taken at least 2 hours after the previous dose. If 1 tablet (50 mg) at a time prove ineffective, the dosage will be increased to 2 tablets (100 mg) at a time from the next time a migraine occurs. However, the daily dose will not exceed 4 tablets (200 mg). Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine may cause drowsiness. Do not operate dangerous machinery such as driving a car.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include hives, rash, nausea, palpitation and malaise. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • respiratory distress, hives, flush [anaphylactic shock, anaphylaxis]
  • palpitation, chest pain, chest pressure [arrhythmia, angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, ischemic heart disease-like symptoms]
  • general or local muscular tension or trembling, consciousness disorder, retrograde amnesia (no memory before the seizure) [epileptiform seizure]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them. Ask your pharmacy or medical institution on how to discard the remainder.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.