- Are They the Same Thing?
- Side Effects
- What Is It?
- Drug Interaction
Are Amerge and Sumavel, Onzetra, Zembrace the Same Thing?
Amerge (naratriptan) and Sumavel DosePro, Onzetra, and Zembrace (sumatriptan) are headache medicines ("triptans") used to treat migraine headaches.
Sumavel DosePro, Onzetra, and Zembrace are also used to treat cluster headaches.
Amerge will only treat a headache that has already begun. Amerge will not prevent headaches or reduce the number of attacks.
Side effects of Amerge and Sumavel DosePro, Onzetra, and Zembrace that are similar include flushing (warmth, redness, or tingling), sensations of tingling/numbness/prickling/heat/warmth under your skin, weakness, drowsiness, dizziness, and pressure or heavy feeling in any part of your body.
Side effects of Amerge that are different from Sumavel DosePro, Onzetra, and Zembrace include tired feeling.
Side effects of Sumavel DosePro, Onzetra, and Zembrace that are different from Amerge include injection site reactions (pain, swelling, bruising, redness, or bleeding), spinning sensation, mild headache (not a migraine), discomfort in your nose or throat, muscle pain, and neck pain or stiffness.
Both Amerge and Sumavel DosePro, Onzetra, and Zembrace may interact with other migraine headache medicines, antidepressants, medicine to treat a psychiatric disorder, narcotics (opioids), and medicines to prevent nausea and vomiting.
Sumavel DosePro, Onzetra, and Zembrace may also interact with medicines for Parkinson's disease, medicines for serious infections, some herbal products, and stimulants.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Amerge?
Common side effects of Amerge include:
- sensations of tingling/numbness/prickling/heat/warmth under your skin,
- tired feeling,
- dizziness, or
- pressure or heavy feeling in any part of your body
What Are Possible Side Effects of Sumavel, Onzetra, Zembrace?
Common side effects of Sumavel DosePro include:
- injection site reactions (pain, swelling, bruising, redness, or bleeding), flushing (warmth, redness, or tingling),
- sensations of numbness/prickling/heat,
- spinning sensation,
- mild headache (not a migraine),
- pressure or heavy feeling in any part of your body,
- discomfort in your nose or throat,
- muscle pain, or
- neck pain or stiffness
What is Amerge?
Amerge (naratriptan) is a headache medicine used to treat migraine headaches. Amerge will only treat a headache that has already begun. Amerge will not prevent headaches or reduce the number of attacks. Amerge is available in generic form.
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