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The regime for prescribing sumatriptan tablets is:

  • initially 100 mg orally (50 mg effective in some patients)
  • if no response a second dose SHOULD NOT be taken for the same attack
  • Maximum dose 300 mg in 24 hours


  • 51-65% get relief within 2 hours

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