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Zecuity (sumatriptan iontophoretic transdermal system)

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Pharmacy Author: Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD Jay W. Marks, MD

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

ARTICLE RELATED DISEASES IMAGES & QUIZZES INDEX A Guide to Migraine Headaches Headache and Migraine Triggers Take the Migraines Quiz GENERIC NAME: sumatriptan iontophoretic transdermal systemBRAND NAME: Zecuity

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: No

USES:

Zecuity is used for the acute treatment of migraine headaches with or without aura in adults. Zecuity should not be used to prevent migraine headaches, and should be reserved for use in patients previously diagnosed with migraine headaches.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects of Zecuity include:

Pain Tingling Itching Warmth Discomfort or change in the skin color at the application site

Rare but serious side effects include:

Injury during a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedure Allergic skin reactions Changes in the color or sensations in your fingers or toes (Raynaud's phenomenon) Stomach or intestinal problems Problems with blood circulation to your legs or feet Medication overuse headache Serotonin syndrome Increases in blood pressure Chest pain Heart attack Abnormal heartbeats Stroke Blindness Vision loss Seizures Serious allergic reactions

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