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sumatriptan

 [soo″mah-trip´tan]
a selective serotonin receptor agonist used as the succinate salt in the acute treatment of migraine and cluster headaches; administered orally, subcutaneously, or intranasally.

sumatriptan

/su·ma·trip·tan/ (soo″mah-trip´tan) a selective serotonin receptor agonist used as the succinate salt in the acute treatment of migraine and cluster headaches.

sumatriptan

(so͞o′mə-trĭp′tn)
n.
A triptan drug, C14H21N3O2S, used also in the form of its succinate to treat migraine headache and cluster headache.

sumatriptan

A SEROTONIN antagonist drug that has been found effective in the symptomatic treatment of acute MIGRAINE. A brand name is Imigran.