50mg stat. Some patients may require 100mg stat. In case the patient responded to the first dose but the symptoms recur a second dose is administered in the next 24 hrs with at least an interval of two hours between the two doses [max of 300mg within 24 hour period]
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It is a 5HTI agonist, which is structurally related to serotonin. It induces de- creases in the firing of serotonergic [5-HT] neurons.
Renal, hepatic, neurological and CV disorders, epilepsy, sulphonamide sensitivity
Uncontrolled hypertension, SC use in patients with ischaemic heart disease, concomitant use with ergotamine preparations, management of hemiplegic or basilar migraine, IV use.
It is structurally as well as pharmacologically related to serotonin, (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5HT) differing structurally from serotonin mainly by the substitution of methane sulfonamide for the alcohol group on the indication sole ring.