Drug of the week quiz: Sumatriptan


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1) TRUE or FALSE, all sales of sumatriptan should involve the pharmacist?
2) TRUE or FALSE, when sold OTC sumatriptan is indicated for the treatment of acute migraine with aura only?
3) From what age can OTC sumatriptan be sold?
4) What is the maximum age for supplying OTC sumatriptan?
5) What is the recommended dose of OTC sumatriptan?
6) How many sumatriptan 50mg tablets may be taken in a single 24-hour period?
7) How many sumatriptan 50mg tablets may be taken during the same migraine attack?
8) TRUE or FALSE, the main advantage of sumatriptan is that it does not cause drowsiness?


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Community pharmacist. Independent prescirber. Interested in respiratory care and prescribing from within the community pharmacy.

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