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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

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

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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Zaffaroni, "Delivery of sumatriptan, frovatriptan or naratriptan through inhalation route," US 7005122 B2, 2006.
Teva UK Limited stated on Monday that it has introduced its generic Naratriptan film-coated tablets 2.5mg in the market for the acute treatment of the headache phase of migraine attacks with or without aura.
Sumatriptan, Naratriptan and Rizatriptan act to reverse the dilation of the blood vessels in the brain and so help arrest the headache.
Naratriptan (1 mg twice daily), beginning 2 days before anticipated menses and continuing for 5 days, reduced the number of MM attacks by 50%, with side effects comparable to placebo.
Naratriptan 1 mg or frovatriptan 2.5 mg administered twice daily for 6 days/month have been shown to be effective and well tolerated.
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.
Another RCT of fair quality examined the effect of naratriptan (half-life 6-8 hours) on the median number of menstrual migraines over 4 menstrual cycles.
Naratriptan tablets USP, 1 mg and 2.5 Teva Pharmaceuticals
The class of triptans include sumatriptan (imitrex), rizatriptan (Maxalt), zolmitriptan (Zomig), naratriptan (Amerge), almotriptan (Axert), eletriptan (Relpax), and frovatriptan (Frova).
PHILADELPHIA -- Sumatriptan and naratriptan do not appear to significantly raise the risk of major congenital malformations in fetuses that are exposed to the drugs in utero, according to the latest analysis of an international pregnancy registry.