almotriptan

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almotriptan

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Almotriptan (Axert) is available as an oral tablet.
The company says that it has distributed almotriptan tablets USP, 6.25 and 12.5, the generic version of Janssen Pharmaceuticals' Axert used for the treatment of migraine attacks as well as for nevirapine extended-release tablets, 100 mg, the generic version of Boehringer Ingelheim Corp.'s Viramune XR.
M2 PHARMA-November 18, 2015-Mylan unveils Generic AXERT Tablets for acute treatment of migraine
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 18, 2015-Mylan unveils Generic AXERT Tablets for acute treatment of migraine
Seven triptans are available, including two that are approved for use in children; rizitriptan (Maxalt) is approved for children older than age 6 years, and almitriptan (Axert) is approved for those aged 12-17 years.
Specific triptans include naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt), sumatriptan (Imitrex), zolmitriptan (Zomig), almotriptan (Axert), frovatriptan (Frova) and eletriptan (Relpax).
Jones also notes that some of the medications used to treat migraines, specifically the potent vasoconstrictors, such as almotriptan (Axert) and sumatriptan (Imitrex), actually cause blood vessels in the heart to constrict and can cause chest pain and, rarely, heart attacks.
At the congress, she presented a secondary analysis of data from a published, double-blind, randomized, multicenter crossover trial of frovatriptan (Frova) versus almotriptan (Axert) for the acute treatment of migraine (J.
The class of triptans include sumatriptan (imitrex), rizatriptan (Maxalt), zolmitriptan (Zomig), naratriptan (Amerge), almotriptan (Axert), eletriptan (Relpax), and frovatriptan (Frova).
SYMPTOM RELIEF (ABORTIVE) Analgesics Aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) Triptans Sumatriptan (Imitrex), zolmitriptan (Zomig), rizatriptan (Maxalt), almotriptan (Axert), and frovatriptan (Frova) Ergot-derivatives Ergotamine (Cafergot, Ercaf, Wigraine), dihydroergotamine (Migranal) PREVENTIVE MEDICINE Blood pressure/cardiac Beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers medications Tricyclic antidepressants Amitriptyline (Elavil), nortriptyline Pamelor) Anti-seizure medications Topiramate (Topamax), divalproex sodium (Depakote)
In addition, a specific question addressed current or previous use of the triptans available at the time of the study--ie, naratriptan (Amerge), sumatriptan (Imitrex--injection, oral, or nasal spray), rizatriptan (Maxalt), zolmitriptan (Zomig), almotriptan (Axert), and frovatriptan (Frova).
Naratriptan (Amerge), almotriptan (Axert), and zolmitriptan (Zomig and Zomig ZMT) are among the triptans approved in the United States.