naratriptan


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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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So far, the registry has amassed information on 761 pregnancies exposed to sumatriptan and 88 exposed to naratriptan.
Seven triptans indicated for the short-term treatment of migraine with or without aura are available: sumatriptan (Imitrex), almotriptan (Axert), eletriptan (Relpax), frovatriptan (Frova), naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt), and zolmitriptan (Zomig).
Ergoloid mesylates should NEVER be given with naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt), or zolmitriptan (Zomig) due to the potential for vasospastic reactions.
The latest drugs are sumariptan, zolmitriptan and naratriptan which have the advantage of working when an attack is under way.
We are pleased to announce the day one launch of generic Naratriptan film-coated tablets.
If headaches recur, treat attacks earlier, increase the dose, switch triptans, particularly to naratriptan or frovatriptan, add an NSAID, or switch to dihydroergotamine mesylate, Dr.
15] The triptans clinically available are sumatriptan, naratriptan, rizatriptan, zolmitriptan, almotriptan, and eletriptan.
8,440,631, its second patent providing fast acting formulations for triptans, a class of drugs that are effective in treating migraine headaches which include sumatriptan, zolmitriptan, naratriptan, rizatriptan, eletriptan, almotriptan and frovatriptan.
In the United States, seven triptans indicated for the short-term treatment of migraine with or without aura are available: sumatriptan (Imitrex), almotriptan (Axert), eletriptan (Relpax), frovatriptan (Frova), naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt), and zolmitriptan (Zomig).
In conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Glaxo Wellcome has recently announced pregnancy registries for patients exposed to bupropion, naratriptan and sumatriptan.
announced today the approval of its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Naratriptan Tablets USP, 1mg and 2.
Prochlorperazine (Compazine) has been the subject of several studies, alone and in combination with dihydroergotamine (DHE) and naratriptan.