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

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

almotriptan

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

almotriptan

A selective serotonin agonist used to treat moderate to severe MIGRAINE. A brand name is Almogran.
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Almotriptan, eletriptan, rizatriptan, sumatriptan, and zolmitriptan quickly reach peak concentrations in the blood and, therefore, have a faster onset of action.
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.
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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.