The triptan formulations: a critical evaluation.

  title={The triptan formulations: a critical evaluation.},
  author={Marcelo Eduardo Bigal and Carlos Alberto Bordini and Ana Luisa de Lima Antoniazzi and Jos{\'e} Geraldo Speciali},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  volume={61 2A},
The migraine-specific triptans have revolutionized the treatment of migraine and are usually the drugs of choice to treat a migraine attack in progress. Different triptans are available in different strengths and formulations including oral tablets, orally disintegrating tablets, nasal sprays and subcutaneous injections. In Europe, sumatriptan is also available as a suppository. Specific differences among the triptans exist as evidenced by different pharmacological profiles including T1/2, Tmax… CONTINUE READING