Nograine

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Nograine uses


Pharmacological action

Nograine is a drug in tablet pharmaceutical form that has Nograine as the active element. This drug under trade name Imitrex also contains inactive elements such as the following: croscarmellose sodium; dibasic calcium phosphate; magnesium stearate; microcrystalline cellulose; sodium bicarbonate; hypromellose; iron oxide; titanium dioxide; traction

Nograine is a drug used to alleviate the headache brought about by migraine attacks.

Why is Nograine prescribed?

This medication is primarily used in treating a migraine attack. Nograine is not intended for use in preventing migraine attacks but rather it is intended to relieve the migraine. This drug may also be used for purposes other than those indicated in this guide.

Dosage and administration

Nograine should be taken in exactly as described by your doctor. If there are matters that you do not understand, refer to your doctor, nurse or a pharmacist and ask him or her to explain those matters to you.

Make sure to follow all of your doctor's instructions when taking in this medication.

Dosage of Nograine should be obtained from your doctor. Dosage may vary from person to person with regards to a variety of factors, which include severity of the condition, age and others.

Do not take in more or less of this drug so as not to alter its affects and to prevent overdose.

Nograine doses are used only during migraine attacks. A missed dose of this medication is therefore not an issue.

Nograine side effects

Nograine may have any of the following serious side effects:

  • paresthesia
  • warm or cold sensations
  • pressure sensations
  • pain or tightness in the chest area
  • pain, tightness or pressure in the neck, throat or jaw area
  • malaise or fatigue
  • vertigoIf you experience any of these, continue using Nograine but inform your doctor immediately.

    Other side effects may also occur when you take Nograine Sanis Health. Inform your doctor if you experience anything unusual while or after taking this medicine.

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    Contraindications

    Nograine tablets should not be administered to patients with hemiplegic or basilar migraine.

    Nograine tablets and any ergotamine-containing or ergot-type medication should not be used within 24 hours of each other, nor should IMITREX and another 5-HT1 agonist.

    Also this drug in tablets is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to Nograine or any of their components.

    Nograine tablets are contraindicated in patients with severe hepatic impairment.

    Special instructions

    Nograine should not be administered to patients who have had a previous symptoms, history or signs of the following:

  • alchemic cardiac syndrome, whose symptoms include
  • angina pectoris of any type
  • all forms of myocardial infarction
  • silent myocardial ischemia
  • cerebrovasular syndrome, whose symptoms include
  • strokes of any type as well as transient ischemic attacks
  • peripheral vascular syndrome, whose symptoms include
  • ischemic bowel diseaseSumatriptan should also not be administered to patients who have the following conditions:
  • uncontrolled hypertension
  • hemiplegic or basilar migraine
  • allergy or hypersensitivity to Nograine or any of the other inactive elements mentioned in the drug information
  • severe hepatic impairmentCaution should also be employed when taking Nograine during pregnancy or when breastfeeding a baby.

    Nograine drug interactions

    Nograine has been known to interact with Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors and alcohol. Other drugs may also interact with this medication. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medications other than Nograine including over the counter prescriptions such as vitamins, minerals and even herbal products.

    Nograine in case of emergency / overdose

    If you think you might be experiencing overdose of Nograine Sanis Health, seek immediate medical attention or call poison control. Inform your doctor afterwards.

    Overdose symptoms of Nograine in ANIMALS include the following: convulsions; tremor; paralysis; inactivity; ptosis; erythema of the extremities; abnormal respiration; cyanosis; ataxia mydriasis; salivation; lacrimation

    Symptoms of overdose in humans may be a whole lot different from the overdose symptoms of animals.

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    Nograine pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

    Active ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


    Nograine available forms, composition, doses:

    Form of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
    Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
    Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


    Nograine destination | category:

    Destination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
    Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


    Nograine Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

    A medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


    Nograine pharmaceutical companies:

    Pharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
    Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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    References

    1. Dailymed."ONZETRA (SUMATRIPTAN SUCCINATE) KIT [AVANIR PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
    2. Dailymed."SUMATRIPTAN: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
    3. "sumatriptan". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).

    Frequently asked Questions

    Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Nograine?

    Depending on the reaction of the Nograine after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Nograine not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

    Is Nograine addictive or habit forming?

    Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

    Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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    Review

    sdrugs.com conducted a study on Nograine, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Nograine consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

    Visitor reports

    One visitor reported useful

    How is the drug Nograine useful in reducing or relieving the symptoms? How useful is it?
    According to the survey conducted by the website sdrugs.com, there are variable results and below are the percentages of the users that say the medicine is useful to them and that say it is not helping them much. It is not ideal to continue taking the medication if you feel it is not helping you much. Contact your healthcare provider to check if there is a need to change the medicine or if there is a need to re-evaluate your condition. The usefulness of the medicine may vary from patient to patient, depending on the other diseases he is suffering from and slightly depends on the brand name.
    Visitors%
    Useful1
    100.0%

    Two visitors reported side effects

    Did you get side effects while taking the Nograine drug, or were there no side effects?
    According to the survey conducted by website sdrugs.com users, the below-mentioned percentages indicate the number of people experiencing the side effects and the number of people not experiencing the side effects when taking Nograine medicine. Every drug produces minimal side effects, and they are negligible most times, when compared to the desired effect [use] of the medicine. Side effects depend on the dose you are taking, any drug interactions that happen when you are on other medications, if the patient is sensitive, and other associated conditions. If you cannot tolerate the side effects, consult your doctor immediately, so he can either adjust the dose or change the medication.
    Visitors%
    It has side effects2
    100.0%

    One visitor reported price estimates

    What is your opinion about drug cost? Did you feel the cost is apt, or did you feel it is expensive?
    The report given by the sdrugs.com website users shows the following figures about several people who felt the medicine Nograine is expensive, and the medicine is not expensive. The results are mixed. The perception of the cost of the medicine to be expensive or not depends on the brand name of the medicine, country, and place where it is sold, and the affordability of the patient. You can choose a generic drug in the place of the branded drug to save the cost. The efficiency of the medicine will not vary if it is generic or a branded one.
    Visitors%
    Expensive1
    100.0%

    One visitor reported frequency of use

    How often in a day do you take the medicine?
    Are you taking the Nograine drug as prescribed by the doctor?

    Few medications can be taken Twice in a day more than prescribed when the doctor's advice mentions the medicine can be taken according to frequency or severity of symptoms. Most times, be very careful and clear about the number of times you are taking the medication. The report of sdrugs.com website users about the frequency of taking the drug Nograine is mentioned below.
    Visitors%
    Twice in a day1
    100.0%

    Seven visitors reported doses

    What is the dose of Nograine drug you are taking?
    According to the survey conducted among sdrugs.com website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 51-100mg. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.
    Visitors%
    51-100mg5
    71.4%
    6-10mg1
    14.3%
    11-50mg1
    14.3%

    One visitor reported time for results

    What is the time duration Nograine drug must be taken for it to be effective or for it to reduce the symptoms?
    Most chronic conditions need at least some time so the dose and the drug action gets adjusted to the body to get the desired effect. The stastistics say sdrugs.com website users needed 1 day to notice the result from using Nograine drug. The time needed to show improvement in health condition after using the medicine Nograine need not be same for all the users. It varies based on other factors.
    Visitors%
    1 day1
    100.0%

    Visitor reported administration

    No survey data has been collected yet

    Five visitors reported age

    Visitors%
    16-294
    80.0%
    46-601
    20.0%

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    The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology

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