Imigran Nasal Spray


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  • Imigran Nasal Spray
  • Imigran Nasal Spray

Imigran Nasal Spray

  • Medication features

    Imigran nasal spray is used to treat migraine symptoms including headaches, nausea and light sensitivity.  This medication actively reduces pain from migraine headaches by blocking pain signals in the brain. Imigran nasal spray is most effective when used as soon as migraine symptoms occur, preventing the onset of painful symptoms.

    • Nasal treatment for migraine symptoms
    • Minimises nausea, light sensitivity and headache pain
    • Simple nasal spray formulation


NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you. Pricing is provided as a reference only. The final decision on issuing this medication remains with our Prescriber / Pharmacist.

Imigran nasal spray is an effective migraine relief medication. In a simple nasal spray form, Imigran nasal spray targets symptoms through the nasal cavity for quick relief.

Imigran nasal spray works by reducing the activity of pain receptors in the brain, as well as narrowing blood vessels to reduce pressure. 


  • How do I use Imigran Nasal Spray?

    Use one dose as soon as possible, at the onset of a migraine. You can repeat the dose after 2 hours if the migraine has not subsided.

  • Can I take Imigran nasal spray and paracetamol together?

    It is okay to take other pain relief medications alongside Imigran nasal spray. These include paracetamol and ibuprofen.

  • Should I use Imigran nasal spray with food?

    There are no specific requirements to use Imigran nasal spray with, or without, food.

  • Is Imigran nasal spray affected by alcohol, antibiotics or the contraceptive pill?

    You may want to avoid alcohol during a migraine as this could make it worse. However, it will not make Imigran less effective.

    Although Imigran is not affected by the contraceptive pill, migraines can be linked to hormonal changes during your period.

  • Does Imigran nasal spray work for cluster headaches?

    Imigran nasal spray is intended for the relief of migraine headaches. It is a less suitable treatment for cluster headaches since Imigran nasal spray is designed to target longer-lasting migraine headaches, rather than short-term cluster headaches. 

    If you have a regular cluster headache, ordinary pain relief medications such as paracetamol offer a more suitable treatment.

  • Can you drive while using this medication?

    Imigran nasal spray can make you feel tired or sleepy. If this happens, avoid driving or using heavy machinery for your safety.

  • How long does it take for Imigran nasal spray to work?

    Imigran nasal spray should begin to work shortly after it is taken. To maximise the effects of Imigran nasal spray, take the medication as soon as your migraine symptoms occur. 

    This should begin to quickly subside symptoms. If your migraine does persist, repeat your dose following a 2 hour period.

  • Imigran nasal spray vs tablets

    What’s the difference between Imigran nasal spray and tablets? Imigran nasal spray administers a lower dose than tablets, but with more precise targeting. This discrepancy makes Imigran nasal sprays more potent in your bloodstream, with more immediate effects than tablets.

  • Can I buy Imigran nasal spray online?

    You can buy Imigran nasal spray online from Pharmacy Online. To purchase, start your online consultation with our doctor, who will make an assessment in order to prescribe you the appropriate dosage of Imigran nasal spray or other medications.

Side Effects

Like all medications, there are potential risks of side effects associated with Imigran nasal spray. These most commonly include chest pain, heaviness and tightness. As well, Imigran nasal spray has been associated with sensations of numbness, tingling and warmth or cold. Imigran nasal spray’s side effects usually subside quickly.

Other common side effects of Imigran nasal spray include:

  • Short-term blood pressure increase.
  • Nausea or vomiting. However,  these could be due to the migraine itself.
  • Feeling tired, dizzy or drowsy, as well as feeling weak or experiencing hot flushes.
  • Shortness in breath

When using Imigran nasal spray, it is common to experience nasal irritation, altered taste, or throat irritation as well.


Info Leaflet

Before taking Imigran nasal spray, it is important to read the patient information leaflet. This will help you understand the nature of Imigran nasal sprays, their effects and interactions.

Imigran Nasal Spray Patient Information Leaflet