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An oral drug of the triptan class, C22H26N2O2S, used in its hydrobromide form to treat migraine headaches.

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


n eletriptán m
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Brand names of drugs mentioned in this article Drug Brand name NSAIDs Diclofenac sodium Voltaren (and others) Ketorolac tromethamine Toradol (and others) Mefenamic acid Ponstel (and others) Naproxen sodium Naprelan (and others) Triptans Eletriptan hydrobromide Relpax Frovatriptan succinate Frova Naratriptan hydrochloride Amerge Sumatriptan succinate Imitrex Ergotamines Dihydroergotamine mesylate D.
For example, the popular "triptan" drugs, including Relpax, Imitrex and Maxalt, may no longer be safe to take if you have since developed high blood pressure, poorly controlled diabetes or elevated blood cholesterol.
Triptans are drugs (such as Imitrex, Relpax, and Frova) used specifically to treat migraine headaches.
Brand names include: Amerge, Maxalt, Imitrex, Zomig, Axert, Frova and Relpax.
Relpax (eletriptan HBr) is available for the acute treatment of migraine headaches.