Sumatriptan succinate and Intestinal obstruction - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Intestinal obstruction is found among people who take Sumatriptan succinate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Sumatriptan succinate and have Intestinal obstruction. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,581 people who have side effects when taking Sumatriptan succinate from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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On Mar, 24, 2023

7,581 people reported to have side effects when taking Sumatriptan succinate.
Among them, 12 people (0.16%) have Intestinal obstruction.

What is Sumatriptan succinate?

Sumatriptan succinate has active ingredients of sumatriptan succinate. It is often used in migraine. eHealthMe is studying from 7,930 Sumatriptan succinate users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Intestinal obstruction?

Intestinal obstruction is found to be associated with 3,019 drugs and 2,505 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Sumatriptan succinate and Intestinal obstruction reports submitted per year:

Could Sumatriptan succinate cause Intestinal obstruction?

Gender of people who have Intestinal obstruction when taking Sumatriptan succinate *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Intestinal obstruction when taking Sumatriptan succinate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 10 %
  • 40-49: 10 %
  • 50-59: 20 %
  • 60+: 60 %

Common drugs people take besides Sumatriptan succinate *:

  1. Ibuprofen: 4 people, 33.33%
  2. Zopiclone: 3 people, 25.00%
  3. Gemfibrozil: 3 people, 25.00%
  4. Acetaminophen: 3 people, 25.00%
  5. Xyrem: 3 people, 25.00%
  6. Vitamin C: 3 people, 25.00%
  7. Diovan: 3 people, 25.00%
  8. Glimepiride: 3 people, 25.00%
  9. Oxybutynin Chloride: 2 people, 16.67%
  10. Ondansetron: 2 people, 16.67%

Common side effects people have besides Intestinal obstruction *:

  1. Hernia (hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle): 5 people, 41.67%
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood): 5 people, 41.67%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 4 people, 33.33%
  4. Joint Pain: 3 people, 25.00%
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 3 people, 25.00%
  6. Constipation: 3 people, 25.00%
  7. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 3 people, 25.00%
  8. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 3 people, 25.00%
  9. Breathing Difficulty: 3 people, 25.00%
  10. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 3 people, 25.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 3 people, 25.00%
  2. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 3 people, 25.00%
  3. Ulcerative Colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine): 2 people, 16.67%
  4. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 2 people, 16.67%
  5. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 2 people, 16.67%
  6. Osteoporosis Post-Menopausal (weak bone with possibility to break after stopped menstrual cycles): 1 person, 8.33%
  7. Immunodeficiency Common Variable: 1 person, 8.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Sumatriptan succinate and have Intestinal obstruction?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on sumatriptan succinate (the active ingredients of Sumatriptan succinate) and Sumatriptan succinate (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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