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An oral drug of the triptan class, C17H25N3O2S2, used in its hydrochloride form to treat migraine headaches.

[nara-, origin unknown + -triptan, triptan suffix; see triptan.]


n naratriptán m
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This class of medications includes naratriptan, rizatriptan, eletriptan, sumatriptan, zolmitriptan, almotriptan, and frovatriptan.
The safety of sumatriptan and naratriptan in pregnancy: What have we learned?
Sumatriptan, Naratriptan and Rizatriptan act to reverse the dilation of the blood vessels in the brain and so help arrest the headache.
PHILADELPHIA -- Sumatriptan and naratriptan do not appear to significantly raise the risk of major congenital malformations in fetuses that are exposed to the drugs in utero, according to the latest analysis of an international pregnancy registry.
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Specific triptans include naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt), sumatriptan (Imitrex), zolmitriptan (Zomig), almotriptan (Axert), frovatriptan (Frova) and eletriptan (Relpax).
Four triptans are registered for use in South Africa, namely sumatriptan (Imigran[R]), rizatriptan (Maxalt[R]), naratriptan (Naramig[R]) and zolmitriptan (Zomig[R]).
Recommended acute therapies for migraine attacks available in the United States NSAIDs * Aspirin * Ibuprofen * Naproxen sodium * Acetaminophen + aspirin + caffeine Opiates/barbiturate hypnotics * Intranasal butorphanol * Other opiates and butalbital-containing compounds may be considered for use as "rescue medications" Ergotamine and derivatives * DHE nasal spray * SC/IM/IV DHE * IV DHE and antiemetic Triptans * Almotriptan (tablets) * Eletriptan (tablets) * Frovatriptan (tablets) * Naratriptan (tablets) * Rizatriptan (tablets, orally disintegrating tablets) * Sumatriptan (tablets, nasal spray, subcutaneous injections, suppositories) * Zolmitriptan (tablets, nasal spray, orally disintegrating tablets) NSAIDs, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; DHE, dihydroergotamine.
He suggested I try the prescription drug naratriptan which has proved a life-saver I take one as soon as I know I'm going to get a headache and my pain goes within an hour.
The class of triptans include sumatriptan (imitrex), rizatriptan (Maxalt), zolmitriptan (Zomig), naratriptan (Amerge), almotriptan (Axert), eletriptan (Relpax), and frovatriptan (Frova).
Naratriptan (Amerge), almotriptan (Axert), and zolmitriptan (Zomig and Zomig ZMT) are among the triptans approved in the United States.
zolmitriptan (Zomig) or naratriptan (Amerge) based on two comparator