Imigran Nasal Spray

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Pack of 2 single dose Imigran nasal sprays with 0.1ml aqueous 20mg sumatriptan solution
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20 mg

2 dose(s) - £31.99

6 dose(s) - £60.99

How To Use Imigran

  1. Make sure you are in a comfortable position preferably sitting down
  2. Before use, if you have a blocked nose or cold blow your nose
  3. Gently hold the nasal spray with your fingers and thumb, without pressing down on the plunger yet
  4. Press a finger on one side of your nose to block one nostril
  5. Place the nozzle of the nasal spray into the unblocked nostril – only as far as it feels comfortable
  6. Gently breathe out through your nose
  7. Begin to gently breathe in through your nose and as you breathe in firmly press the plunger on the nasal spray bottle
  8. Remove the nozzle from your nose and finger blocking the opposite nostril
  9. Keep your head upright for 20 seconds
  10. Breathe in and out through your mouth
  11. The nasal spray will be empty, so the bottle can now be thrown away

Possible Drug Interactions


  • You need to stop taking this migraine medication or similar such as methysergide at least 24 hours before using the Imigran Nasal Spray
  • You must wait at least 6 hours after using Imigran before taking these medications again

Other triptans/5-HT1 receptor agonists:

  • These medications are also used to treat migraines and you should stop taking them at least 24 hours before using the Imigran Nasal Spray
  • Don’t start taking the medication until 24 hours after using Imigran

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) – these are used to treat depression. Taking these medications and using Imigran can cause serotonin syndrome which can result in:

  • Restlessness
  • Muscle spasms
  • Hallucinations
  • Sweating
  • Confusion

Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs):

  • Also used to treat depression
  • Do not use the Imigran Nasal Spray if you have taken MAOIs in the last 2 weeks

St John’s Wort:

  • Herbal remedy
  • Can increase the likelihood of side effects

Common Side Effects Of Imigran

Heaviness, pressure or tightness in the chest or throat

Unusual sensations such as:

  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Feeling warm or cold

Burning or irritating sensation in nose or throat – nose bleeds

Nausea or vomiting



Increase in blood pressure

Shortness of breath

Aching muscles

Medically reviewed by:
Dr Kathryn Basford Accreditations: MB, ChB, MPH

Dr Kathryn Basford is a qualified GP who works as a GP in London, as well as with ZAVA. She graduated from the University of Manchester and completed her GP training through Whipps Cross Hospital in London.

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Last reviewed: 19 Jun 2019

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