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Imigran Recovery Tablets

Imigran Recovery Tablets

Pack Size: 2 tablets
RRP: £8.16
Saving: £1.08
Our Price: £7.08
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Imigran Recovery tablets are currently unavailable from the manufacturer. Visit our Online Doctor for equivalent prescription treatments starting from £11.99 for 6 tablets.

Imigran Recovery Tablets acts on the root cause of migraines, offering much needed relief to the four main symptoms for sufferers; headache, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound. The active ingredient is sumatriptan, which is the most widely prescribed medicine for migraines since its launch.

Pharmacist Tip

It is important to take Imigran and other medication for migraine quickly because the normal movements of the stomach can slow down or even stop during an attack prevent absorption of the drug.

Imigran Recovery Tablets acts on the root cause of migraines, offering much needed relief to the four main symptoms for sufferers; headache, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound.

The active ingredient is sumatriptan, which acts like serotonin - the chemical in the brain involved in migraines, helping to return blood vessels to normal, while calming the sensory nerves.

Imigran Recovery works fast, providing initial relief in just 30 minutes and the ability to return to normal daily activities. It is also highly effective and just one tablet can usually being enough for around 80% of sufferers.

Additional information for migraine sufferers:-

During a migraine attack, the blood vessel in the head widen. It is thought that this causes the pain and discomfort. Imigran Recovery tablets narrow the blood vessels and reduces the pain.

Painkillers which dissolve in water will be absorbed faster and so will tablets that melt in the mouth. Examples of these are Solpadine soluble and Nurofen Meltlets.

Adults aged 18 to 65 years:

  • Take the whole Imigran Recovery tablet with water. 
  • Swallow the first tablet immediately, at the first signs of a migraine.
  • If symptoms begin to occur again, swallow the second tablet after two hours. 

Do not exceed the stated dose.

The active ingredients contained in Imigran Recovery tablets are:

Sumatriptan 50mg.

Imigran also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

Anhydrous Calcium Hydrogen Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate, Croscarmellose Sodium, Magnesium Stearate, Hypromellose (E464), Titanium Dioxide (E171), Triacetin and Iron Oxide Red (E172).

Not everyone will experience side effects when they take Imigran Recovery tablets, however if you do they can include:

  • You might experience a sensation of tightness in the throat and chest including a warm tingling feeling after taking these tablets. This is usually a sign that the tablet has begun to work. The feeling wears off quickly but you should consult your doctor, if these sensations last longer than 2 hours, or if the sensations are severe. 
  • You might get an allergic reaction after taking this medication, signs to watch out for include breathlessness, swollen face, eyelids or lips, rash, wheezing or even complete collapse. 
  • If you experience any of the unwanted symptoms immediately after taking this medication avoid taking more tablets and consult your doctor. Carry the enclosed leaflet and the packaging with you as you visit your doctor.

If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.

  • Avoid taking more than 2 Imigran Recovery tablets in 24 hours and avoid taking more than 2 tablets for the same attack. 
  • If the first tablet does not provide any relief avoid taking a second tablet. 
  • Avoid taking more than the recommended dosage. 
  • Imigran Recovery tablets should not to be taken by adults over 65 or children under 18 years. 
  • If you have liver or kidney disease, or if you have elevated blood pressure levels or if you are prone to seizures or if you have epilepsy or if you have had a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (mini-stroke), or if you have heart problems such as irregular heartbeat, heart failure, a previous heart attack, or angina or if your have been diagnosed with a rare form of migraine such as basilar, hemiplegic or ophthalmoplegic migraine or if you suffer from peripheral vascular disease or if you have cramp-like pains in your legs or if you have circulation problems in your legs, you should not take this medication. 
  • Avoid taking Imigran Recovery tablets if you are aged over 65 years or under 18 years, or if you have had hypersensitivity to sulphonamide antibiotics, sumatriptan, or other ingredients in the tablets. 
  • This medication should not be taken to prevent a migraine attack but should only be swallowed when migraine headache starts.
  • This medication should only be taken by those who suffer from migraines and it has been confirmed by a pharmacist or doctor. 

Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

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All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail. Tracking is available on all orders. We always aim to dispatch all orders within 24 hours of them being received, if we are unable to meet this high standard for whatever reason we will always contact you to advise you of the delay.

We offer free UK standard delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

The cut-off for same day dispatch of orders is 4pm. Orders processed after this time will be dispatched the following working day. Orders are dispatched Monday - Friday. Orders will not be processed on weekends or bank holidays.

We ensure all deliveries are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 


We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

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Imigran Recovery FAQ's

What does Imigran Recovery contain? 

Imigran Recovery tablets contain sumatripan 50mg. Sumatriptan helps to narrow the blood vessels in the brain that are thought to cause migraines when they widen. Sumatriptan used to be a prescription only medicine, however it is now available over the counter from a pharmacy as Imigran Recovery tablets.

How do I take Imigran Recovery tablets? 

In adults 18 years and over, you take 1 tablet as soon as the symptoms of migraine appear. If this is not sufficient to cure your migraine, you can repeat the dose after 2 hours.

Can I take painkillers with Imigran?

You can combine Imigran with ibuprofen or paracetamol-based painkillers and also topical pain relief such as 4head. It depends on the individual response to different painkillers when deciding which is most appropriate to take for migraine.

Why can I only buy two boxes of Imigran online?

Migraines can potentially be serious and may require investigation by a GP, especially if they occur frequently. For that reason, to ensure the safety of our patients and the legal operating of our pharmacy, we only supply a maximum of two boxes of Imigran at one time.

Should I take Imigran with food?

You should take an Imigran Recovery tablet at the first onset of migraine, whether your stomach is empty or full. 

Are Imigran Recovery tablets available for next day delivery?

Yes, we understand that if you are experiencing a migraine you want to get your treatment as soon as possible. If ordered before 4pm, Imigran tablets are available for next day delivery.

Is it safe to buy Imigran Recovery online?

Yes, as long as you are buying from a website that is a legally operating and regulated pharmacy it is perfectly safe to buy over-the-counter medicines online. The Independent Pharmacy is an NHS Online Pharmacy based in Bristol and has all the necessary regulation to be able to safely provide convenient access to genuine Imigran Recovery tablets through our Online Pharmacy.

How do I buy Imigran online?

It simple! Just select 'Buy' above, you will need to fill in a simple health questionnaire in the checkout so we can ensure it is safe for us to supply your Imigran Recovery to you. It all takes less than 2 minutes and it can be delivered to your door.

What are the advantages of buying Imigran online?

There are many advantages to buying Imigran Recovery tablets online, some include:

  • It's quick & easy - there is no need to spend time at the doctor or pharmacy.
  • Fast delivery - sometimes when you are in pain we understand you can't get around as easily. We offer fast delivery to your door with Royal Mail.
  • Great prices - we are able to offer very competitive prices.
  • Tons of information - we provide all the information you could need on Imigran Recovery tablets, sumatriptan and migraines, in easy to digest formats, at a time to suit you.

The Independent Pharmacy is an online pharmacy and online doctor service is owned and operated by ABSM Healthcare Ltd (Company Reg. 08515600) and Red Label Medical Ltd (Company Reg. 08676338). All information that appears on this website is intended for information purposes only and should be used to supplement, not replace, your relationship with your local healthcare professionals. You should consult your doctor if you think you may have a health problem or before you start taking a new medicine. Please ensure you always read the information leaflets supplied with any medicinal products.For more information see our policies and terms and conditions at the bottom of every page. © 2014 ABSM Healthcare Ltd. All rights reserved.
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