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naratriptan

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

naratriptan

/nar·a·trip·tan/ (nar″ah-trip´tan) a selective serotonin receptor agonist used as the hydrochloride salt in the acute treatment of migraine.

naratriptan

(nâr′ə-trĭp′tn)
n.
An oral drug of the triptan class, C17H25N3O2S2, used in its hydrochloride form to treat migraine headaches.

naratriptan

a migraine agent.
indications It is used in the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura.
contraindications The following factors prohibit its use: angina pectoris, a history of myocardial infarction, documented silent ischemia, ischemic heart disease, concurrent use of ergotamine-containing preparations, uncontrolled hypertension, hypersensitivity, severe renal disease (creatinine clearance rate 15 mL/min), and severe hepatic disease in children (Pugh grade C).
adverse effects Adverse effects include nausea, myalgia, dizziness, sedation, and fatigue. Common side effects include weakness and neck stiffness.

naratriptan

Amerge® Neurology An agent used for acute treatment of migraine. See Migraine.

naratriptan

A SEROTONIN agonist drug used to treat MIGRAINE. It is believed to act by narrowing the brain arteries that are widened during a migraine attack. A brand name is Naramig.
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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.
A este grupo pertenecen naratriptan, rizatriptan, sumatriptan y zolmitriptan.
He suggested I try the prescription drug naratriptan which has proved a life-saver I take one as soon as I know I'm going to get a headache and my pain goes within an hour.
John's wort), imipramine, MDMA, meperidine, nefazodone, nortriptyline, paroxetine, protriptyline, sertraline, tramadol, trazodone, venlafaxine Drugs that decrease Isocarboxazid, linezolid, phenelzine, 5-HT metabolism selegiline, tranylcypromine Drugs that are direct Almotriptan, buspirone, dihydroergotamine, 5-HT agonists eletriptan, frovatriptan, LSD, naratriptan, rizatriptan, sumatriptan, zolmitriptan Others L-tryptophan, carbamazepine, carisoprodol, droperidol, levodopa, lithium, metoclopramide, pentazocine, phenylpropanolamine 5-HT: serotonin; LSD: lysergic acid; MDMA: methylenedioxymethamphetamine Source: Reference 1
The class of triptans include sumatriptan (imitrex), rizatriptan (Maxalt), zolmitriptan (Zomig), naratriptan (Amerge), almotriptan (Axert), eletriptan (Relpax), and frovatriptan (Frova).
32) Seven triptans exist, including almotriptan, eletriptan, frovatriptan, naratriptan, rizatriptan, sumatriptan, and zolmitriptan.