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#1 Wed, 10/01/2018 - 12:21
Robhughes16
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Imigran injections

Anyone else having difficulty obtaining Imigran? I am told that there are manufacturing problems. Is there an alternative?

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 19:22
ElizabethK
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Hi Rob,

Imigran itself does appear to be in short supply, but if your prescription says “Sumatriptan Injections” your pharmacy can order the Sun Pharma ones.  These are often easier to use than Imigran as you do not need to load each injection, it is already to go for you.  If your prescription states”Imigran Injections”ask your GP to change it as the Pharmacist has to give you exactly what is on the prescription!

hope this helps

Liz 

Tue, 13/03/2018 - 13:02
Ubeehappy2
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Last week I tried to obtain Imigran injection refill pack for the first time only to be informed that there is a manufacturing error and not available till mid April 2018.  Though reading other members experiences it appears to be an ongoing issue.

I appreciate the good advice asking GP to write on Sumatriptan Injections as a generic script so that pharmacies can provide whichever is available.  I am going to try this on Friday.

Also I want aware of the Sun Pharma brand and that it is easier to use as its all in one.

Thank you for shaing and hope others find updates useful on the forum.

Debbie 

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