Triptans for the Management of Migraine

  title={Triptans for the Management of Migraine},
  author={Mollie M. Johnston and Alan Mark Rapoport},
Migraine is a chronic, recurrent, disabling condition that affects millions of people in the US and worldwide. Proper acute care treatment for migraineurs is essential for a full return of function and productivity. Triptans are serotonin (5-HT)1B/1D receptor agonists that are generally effective, well tolerated and safe. Seven triptans are available worldwide, although not all are available in every country, with multiple routes of administration, giving doctors and patients a wide choice… CONTINUE READING


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