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Clinical EffectsStudies have shown that sumatriptan injection medications, including Alsuma, can relieve the pain of both migraines and cluster headaches. In one study, the sumatriptan injection was compared to a placebo injection (an injection that does not contain any active ingredients). After one hour, 70 percent of people who had used sumatriptan experienced migraine pain relief, compared to only 18 percent of people who had used the placebo. Similar results were seen for cluster headaches as well.
Dosing InformationThere is only one standard recommended dosage for this medication, regardless of your weight or the severity of your headache (click Alsuma Dosage for more information).
Side Effects of AlsumaJust like any medicine, Alsuma may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
- Skin reactions at the injection site
- Strange sensations like tingling or warmth.