Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A drug that acts as a serotonin receptor agonist and is used to treat migraine headaches.

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  • n. A triptan used in the acute treatment of migraine attacks.

Etymologies

(a)zol(e) + (a)mi(no) + triptan; see sumatriptan.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Even some of the best migraine treatments, a class of medicines called triptans (such as sumatriptan and zolmitriptan) can do the same if taken more than about twice a week for a few weeks.

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  • Other options include the triptans (sumatriptan, zolmitriptan), local anesthetics (lidocaine, etc.), certain antihypertensives and others.

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  • This type of drug may also be taken in nasal spray form - zolmitriptan

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  • The researchers noted that oxygen has an advantage over established pharmacologic therapies -- sumatriptan and zolmitriptan (Zomig) -- in that it can be used more than two or three times a day and is not contraindicated in patients with vascular disease.

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  • LONDON, September 7 / PRNewswire / -- Results from a new pooled data analysis presented at the European Headache and Migraine Trust International Congress (EHMTIC) 2008 today show that zolmitriptan ( 'Zomig') nasal spray provided fast and efficacious relief in the treatment of episodic and chronic cluster headache. (

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