almotriptan


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almotriptan

 [al″mo-trip´tan]
a selective serotonin receptor agonist used as the malate salt in the acute treatment of migraine; administered orally.

almotriptan

A selective serotonin agonist used to treat moderate to severe MIGRAINE. A brand name is Almogran.
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The company added that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Almotriptan Tablets USP, 6.25 mg and 12.5 mg, which is the generic version of Janssen Pharmaceutical's AXERT.
Approximately 5 years ago, Nicole was also diagnosed with chronic migraines by a local neurologist and has been taking almotriptan of 12.5 mg PO as needed at onset of headache (may repeat dose in 2 hours, not to exceed 25 mg/24 hours).
Jones also notes that some of the medications used to treat migraines, specifically the potent vasoconstrictors, such as almotriptan (Axert) and sumatriptan (Imitrex), actually cause blood vessels in the heart to constrict and can cause chest pain and, rarely, heart attacks.
At the congress, she presented a secondary analysis of data from a published, double-blind, randomized, multicenter crossover trial of frovatriptan (Frova) versus almotriptan (Axert) for the acute treatment of migraine (J.
SYMPTOM RELIEF (ABORTIVE) Analgesics Aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) Triptans Sumatriptan (Imitrex), zolmitriptan (Zomig), rizatriptan (Maxalt), almotriptan (Axert), and frovatriptan (Frova) Ergot-derivatives Ergotamine (Cafergot, Ercaf, Wigraine), dihydroergotamine (Migranal) PREVENTIVE MEDICINE Blood pressure/cardiac Beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers medications Tricyclic antidepressants Amitriptyline (Elavil), nortriptyline Pamelor) Anti-seizure medications Topiramate (Topamax), divalproex sodium (Depakote)
(32) Seven triptans exist, including almotriptan, eletriptan, frovatriptan, naratriptan, rizatriptan, sumatriptan, and zolmitriptan.
Los ANGELES -- A relatively low dose of oral almotriptan significantly relieved migraine pain, photophobia, and phonophobia in a large, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel group study of adolescent patients, Dr.
Naratriptan (Amerge), almotriptan (Axert), and zolmitriptan (Zomig and Zomig ZMT) are among the triptans approved in the United States.
LOS ANGELES -- A relatively low dose of oral almotriptan significantly relieved migraine pain, photophobia, and phonophohia in a large, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel group study of adolescent patients, Dr.
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But for more severe migraine sufferers, prescription medicines such as ergotamine, dihydroergotamine, sumatriptan, zolmitriptan, naratriptan, rizatriptan, almotriptan and fravatriptan may prove more effective.
The new drug, almotriptan, can relieve pain in 30 minutes and prevent the recurrence of a migraine attack within 24 hours.