Does the injectable Imitrex work better or faster than the oral tablets. I currently take the tablet form and find myself wishing it would be both faster acting and more effective. I would like to know if this is something that I should consider. Thank you, Tara.
Dear Tara;Yes, the injectable form of Imitrex does work faster than the tablets and the nasal spray.
It can also be a good choice for people who have problems with nausea and for those who have issues with gastric stasis, which can slow the disintegration and absorption of medications in the stomach.
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Published On: November 29, 2012