A combination of a triptan
and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug appears to be more effective in treating the symptoms of migraine headaches that taking either of the medications individually.
Although many available triptans
share similar efficacy, switching to a different triptan
is reasonable should an adequate trial of 1 triptan
The introduction of the triptan
group of medications represents a major advance in migraine management.
According to POZEN it is the first multiple mechanism triptan
therapy for the treatment of migraine.
6%) reporting a triptan
adverse event with any Zelrix treatment over the course of the 12 month trial.
While continuing to improve recognition of migraine in your patient population, pay particular attention to the adherence rate among those for whom you have prescribed a triptan
PHILADELPHIA -- For the first time, the triptan
, zolmitriptan nasal spray has been found to be effective in the short-term treatment of migraines in adolescents, Paul Winner, D.
In an open-label study in 43 patients, injectable sumatriptan--known to be the most effective of all the triptan
drugs--alleviated 91% of 123 migraines in patients who had not responded to oral sumatriptan, Dr.