Choosing Generic vs Branded Imigran Nasal Spray

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Imigran Nasal Spray

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Imigran Nasal Spray

What Is Imigran Nasal Spray?

Imigran Nasal Spray is a popular migraine treatment, which belongs to a class of medications known as triptans. Triptans are not the same as pain killers, instead they work by reversing the changes in the brain which can cause migraines. By reversing these changes, Imigran Nasal Spray works to treat the cause of the migraine as well as reducing the symptoms.

How does Imigran Nasal Spray Work?

Imigran Nasal Spray works by stimulating receptors called serotonin (or 5HT) receptors that are found in the brain, which causes the blood vessels in the brain to contract. The narrowing of the blood vessels reverses the widening, which is thought to be one of the causes of migraines.

Migraine Information

What is a Migraine?

A migraine is a common condition, which affects millions of people across the UK. A migraine is characterized by a severe throbbing headache. Pain is usually felt at the front or side of the head. Approximately 20% of women and 7% of men experience migraines.

Side Effects

Side Effects

Like any medicines, Imigran Nasal Spray can cause side effects, but not everybody may experience them. Some symptoms may be caused by the migraine itself.

Common side effects of Imigran Nasal Spray include pain, heaviness, pressure or tightness in the chest, throat or other parts of the body, or unusual sensations, including numbness, tingling and warmth or cold. These effects may be intense but generally pass quickly. Some people also experience nausea, dry mouth and drowsiness. These side effects are usually mild and improve on their own.

Alternatives

Alternatives

Pain-Killers

Over the counter pain-killers such as paracetamol, aspirin or nurofen may help to reduce the symptoms of migraines. They are most effective when taken as soon as the migraine starts.

Triptans

Triptans are medications that can help to reverse the changes in the brain that may cause migraines. MedExpress offers a wide range of triptan migraine medication.

Information Leaflet

Patient Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment. View patient information leaflet.

Authored 22 April 2014 by Dr Clare Morrison Reviewed 31 January 2019 by Liyya Patel, Siobhan Titre Last updated 11 November 2018

Recent Imigran Nasal Spray Reviews

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Based on 5 independent customer reviews taken by Feefo (see all MedExpress Reviews).

By Dean on 19 April 2017

Product:

genuine product. does exactly what it supposed to do

Service:

easy first class service

"Safe, effective and genuine."
By Lesley (BATH) on 28 September 2016

Product:

Very effective, works within an hour. Rebound headaches much reduced

Service:

I felt that the questionnaire was appropriate, making me feel safe with my purchase especially in the knowledge that my order would be reviewed by a trained medic/go.

By Vasechkina (Moscow) on 26 July 2016

Product:

Excellent

Service:

My order has been delivered on time, the tracking and informing system is excellent.

"Excellent service by MedExpress Online Pharmacy"
By MedExpress Customer on 15 March 2017

Product:

Fast acting pain relief for migraine/ cluster headache.

Service:

Fast, efficient, no fuss service.

"Fast delivery and correct medicines in discreet packaging. Very good service."
By Juliet (Kirkcudbrightshire) on 09 June 2016

Product:

Not enough of the medicine is absorbed if I have a cold but it is effective at other times. The good thing about it is that it doesn't contain the extra chemicals that are in a lot of manufacturers' Sumatriptan tablets/wafers which actually trigger another migraine within a few hours or the following day as this was a vicious circle for me.

Service:

The medicine was exactly what I asked for and arrived very quickly.

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