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Alsuma

OVERDOSE

Data on overdose of Alsuma and its treatment are lacking in humans. Overdoses would be expected from animal data (dogs at 0.1 g/kg, rats at 2 g/kg) to possibly cause convulsions, tremor, inactivity, erythema of the extremities, reduced respiratory rate, cyanosis, ataxia, mydriasis, injection site reactions (desquamation, hair loss, and scab formation), and paralysis.

The elimination half-life of sumatriptan is about 2 hours [see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY], and therefore monitoring of patients after overdose with subcutaneous sumatriptan should continue for at least 10 hours or while symptoms or signs persist.

It is unknown what effect hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis has on the serum concentrations of sumatriptan.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

ALSUMA is contraindicated in patients with:

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/23/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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