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Related to sumatriptan: Sumatriptan succinate

sumatriptan

 [soo″mah-trip´tan]
a selective serotonin receptor agonist used as the succinate salt in the acute treatment of migraine and cluster headaches; administered orally, subcutaneously, or intranasally.

sumatriptan

(so͞o′mə-trĭp′tn)
n.
A triptan drug, C14H21N3O2S, used also in the form of its succinate to treat migraine headache and cluster headache.

sumatriptan

A SEROTONIN antagonist drug that has been found effective in the symptomatic treatment of acute MIGRAINE. A brand name is Imigran.
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Prior to the sale, Dr Reddy's US and select territory rights for ZEMBRACE SYMTOUCH (sumatriptan injection) in 3 mg and TOSYMRA (sumatriptan nasal spray) in 10 mg were commercialised through its wholly owned subsidiary, Promius Pharma LLC.
Additionally the physicians must be aware when they prescribe sumatriptan for migraine attacks in patients with any cardiovascular symptoms.
> Erenumab (Aimovig), Verapamil (Calan, Verelan), propranolol (Inderal LA, Innopran XL), metoprolol tartrate (Lopressor), amitriptyline, topiramate (Topamax), Botox, Sumatriptan (Imitrex), zolmitriptan (Zomig), dihydroergotamine (Migranal), ergotamine and caffeine (Migergot, Cafergot) for migraines
As a result, there is a significant unmet need for many patients, including those with frequent attacks - 3 to 8 attacks a day - who cannot use injectable sumatriptan to treat every attack due to a separate condition known as medication overuse headache which can be caused by repeated use of triptans.
The Zecuity patch contains sumatriptan, which is a prescription medicine used to treat acute migraine headaches in adults.
Do not take sumatriptan within 12 hours of taking fluoxetine.
Group A patients were given sumatriptan 15 mgs and Group B patents received ergotamine 1 mg tablets maximum 6 tablets.
WASH1NGTON-A low-dose intranasal sumatriptan powder worked faster than the 100-mg oral formulation on acute migraine, with a significantly lower rate of triptan-related chest tightening.
Cluster headaches can often be relieved with a medication called sumatriptan.
This double-blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial compared the efficacy of ginger with sumatriptan in the treatment of common acute migraine episodes.
This was a randomised, double-blind clinical trial comparing the efficacy of ginger with sumatriptan in treatment of migraine.
(19-23) Because of the side of effects and contraindications of Sumatriptan, we sought to compare the efficacy of sodium valproate and Sumatriptan in the treatment of acute migraine attacks.