What is the most important information I should know about Tosymra?
Tosymra can cause serious side effects, including heart attack and other heart problems. Heart problems may lead to death.
Stop taking Tosymra and get emergency medical help right away if you have any of the following symptoms of a heart attack:
Tosymra is not for people with risk factors for heart disease unless a heart exam is done and shows no problem. You have a higher risk for heart disease if you:
What is Tosymra?
Tosymra is a prescription medicine used to treat acute migraine headaches with or without aura in adults.
Tosymra is not used to treat other types of headaches such as hemiplegic (that make you unable to move on one side of your body) or basilar (rare form of migraine with aura) migraines.
Tosymra is not used to prevent or decrease the number of migraines you have. Tosymra is not used to treat cluster headaches.
It is not known if Tosymra is safe and effective in children under 18 years of age.
Do not take Tosymra if you have:
Ask your healthcare provider if you are not sure if your medicine is listed above.
Before taking Tosymra, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over‑the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Tosymra and certain other medicines can affect each other, causing serious side effects.
Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take anti-depressant medicines called:
Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for a list of these medicines if you are not sure.
Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them to show your healthcare provider or pharmacist when you get a new medicine.
How should I take Tosymra?
What should I avoid while taking Tosymra? Tosymra can cause dizziness, weakness, or drowsiness. If you have these symptoms, do not drive a car, use machinery, or do anything where you need to be alert.
What are the possible side effects of Tosymra?
Tosymra may cause serious side effects. See “What is the most important information I should know about Tosymra?”
These serious side effects include:
The most common side effects of Tosymra include:
Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of Tosymra. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1‑800‑FDA‑1088.
How should I store Tosymra?
Keep Tosymra and all medicines out of the reach of children.
General information about the safe and effective use of Tosymra.
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in Patient Information leaflets. Do not use Tosymra for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Tosymra to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them.
You can ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for information about Tosymra that is written for healthcare professionals.
For more information, go to www.upsher-smith.com or call 1‑888‑650‑3789.
What are the ingredients in Tosymra?
Active ingredient: sumatriptan
Inactive ingredients: citric acid monohydrate, n‑Dodecyl beta‑D-maltoside, potassium phosphate monobasic, sodium chloride, and sodium phosphate dibasic anhydrous in water for injection.
Manufactured for UPSHER-SMITH LABORATORIES, LLC Maple Grove, MN 55369
Tosymra is a registered trademark of Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC.
This Patient Information has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.