Drug Information for Sumatriptan SuccinateTablets (Dr Reddy's Laboratories Limited): OVERDOSAGE

  • Patients (N = 670) have received single oral doses of 140 to 300 mg without significant adverse effects. Volunteers (N = 174) have received single oral doses of 140 to 400 mg without serious adverse events.

    Overdose in animals has been fatal and has been heralded by convulsions, tremor, paralysis, inactivity, ptosis, erythema of the extremities, abnormal respiration, cyanosis, ataxia, mydriasis, salivation, and lacrimation. The elimination half-life of sumatriptan is approximately 2.5 hours (see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY), and therefore monitoring of patients after overdose with Sumatriptan Succinate Tablets should continue for at least 12 hours or while symptoms or signs persist.

    It is unknown what effect hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis has on the serum concentrations of sumatriptan.

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