A client who has migraine headaches self-administered su mat riptan (Imitrex) for the first time…

A client who has migraine headaches self-administered su mat
riptan (Imitrex) for the first time yesterday. Today, the client informs the
nurse that after taking the medication the client began to experience chest
pain. The client further states that the drug was effective in relieving the
headache. The nurse should:

1. Encourage the client to continue using the drug because
it was effective. 2. Advise the client to tell the health care provider about
the chest pain at the next visit. 3. Caution the client to contact the health
care provider to report the chest pain today and to not use

A client who has migraine headaches self-administered su mat
riptan (Imitrex) for the first time yesterday. Today, the client informs the
nurse that after taking the medication the client began to experience chest
pain. The client further states that the drug was effective in relieving the
headache. The nurse should:

1. Encourage the client to continue using the drug because
it was effective. 2. Advise the client to tell the health care provider about
the chest pain at the next visit. 3. Caution the client to contact the health
care provider to report the chest pain today and to not use the sumatriptan
until talking to the health care provider. 4. Encourage the client to lie down
in a quiet room and use cold packs during the next migraine.