Consult Online With India's Top Doctors
Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}

Headset Tablet

Manufacturer: Lupin Ltd
Medicine composition: Sumatriptan, Naproxen
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

This is a combination medication which has Sumatriptan and Naproxen as active ingredients. It is a synthetic medication belonging to the triptan class of drugs. This medication is used for treating cluster headaches and migraine. It works by narrowing the blood vessels in the brain which relieves headaches.

Do not have this tablet if you are allergic to it if you have a history of heart problems, a blood vessel disease, high blood pressure or liver problems. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and if you are taking other medications.

The medication is primarily used for the following conditions

  • Allergy

  • Asthma

  • Gastrointestinal Disorder

  • Hypertension

  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • Severe Liver Impairment

The medication is known to cause fewer side effects like

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication is unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication is safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Headset Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    In case of overdose, consult your doctor.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.

This medication belongs to the class of serotonin agonist. It works by acting on the serotonin receptors which are present in the blood vessels. This causes the blood vessels to constrict. It acts as an inhibitor of the actions of the trigeminal nerve, thereby reducing the symptoms of migraine. Naproxen is NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drug) that inhibit prostaglandin synthesis by non selectively impeding the COX -1 And COX -2 enzymes. This helps in alleviating inflammation, as prostaglandin is a regulator for inflammation in muscles.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Alcohol consumption should be avoided while using this medication.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Do not use this medication in combination with Fluvoxamine, Ondansetron, Ramipril, Warfarin, Ketorolac, Prednisolone and Nefazodone.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Those who suffer from Asthma, Renal Dysfunction, Heart Disease, Hyperkalemia, Coronary Artery Disease and Anemia must not use this medication.

Ques: What is Headset Tablet?

Ans: This medication has Naproxen and Sumatriptan as active ingredients present. It performs its action by obstructing the release of pain-causing chemical messengers in the brain.

Ques: What are the uses of Headset Tablet?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of acute migraines. Besides these, it can also be used to treat conditions like severe headaches.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Headset Tablet?

Ans: This is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of this medication. These include dizziness, weakness, heat, red spots, abnormal sensation, nausea, fatigue, drowsiness, and fluttering.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Headset Tablet?

Ans: This medication should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
Disclaimer: The information produced here is best of our knowledge and experience and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Lybrate is a medium to provide our audience with the common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. Even if there is no mention of a warning for any drug or combination, it never means that we are claiming that the drug or combination is safe for consumption without any proper consultation with an expert.

Lybrate does not take responsibility for any aspect of medicines or treatments. If you have any doubts about your medication, we strongly recommend you to see a doctor immediately.

Popular Questions & Answers

Popular Health Tips

Content Details
Written By
PhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care
Pharmacology
Reviewed By
MBBS, Master in Healthcare Administration, Diploma in Occupational Health
General Physician
Table of Content
About Headset Tablet
What are the uses of Headset Tablet
What are the contraindications of Headset Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Headset Tablet ?
Key highlights of Headset Tablet
What are the substitutes for Headset Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Headset Tablet ?
FAQs about Headset Tablet