eletriptan


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el·e·trip·tan

 (ĕl′ə-trĭp′tăn)
n.
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.]
Translations

eletriptan

n eletriptán m
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This class of medications includes naratriptan, rizatriptan, eletriptan, sumatriptan, zolmitriptan, almotriptan, and frovatriptan.
sumatriptan, rizatriptan, eletriptan, and almotriptan), which are used for more severe migraines, promote vasoconstriction and block pain pathways by activating certain serotonin receptors in cranial blood vessels (Bajwa 2012).
Prior to evaluation and treatment at the headache clinic, she had tried multiple regimens including, over-the-counter medications, combination acetaminophen, butalbital, and caffeine, oral contraceptive pills, amitriptyline, propranolol, verapamil, gabapentin, sumpatriptan, frovatriptan, rizatriptan and eletriptan, without significant relief.
He was treated with a prednisone regimen, and he was also given eletriptan for management of the acute attacks.
Specific triptans include naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt), sumatriptan (Imitrex), zolmitriptan (Zomig), almotriptan (Axert), frovatriptan (Frova) and eletriptan (Relpax).
In the United States, seven triptans indicated for the short-term treatment of migraine with or without aura are available: sumatriptan (Imitrex), almotriptan (Axert), eletriptan (Relpax), frovatriptan (Frova), naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt), and zolmitriptan (Zomig).
Today, there are seven triptans, including sumatriptan (Imitrex), zolmitriptan (Zomig) and eletriptan (Relpax).
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.
CHICAGO -- Eletriptan, at both 40 mg and 80 mg dosages, provides superior relief of acute migraine than sumatriptan at 100 mg, according to a poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Headache Society.
The class of triptans include sumatriptan (imitrex), rizatriptan (Maxalt), zolmitriptan (Zomig), naratriptan (Amerge), almotriptan (Axert), eletriptan (Relpax), and frovatriptan (Frova).
This study prospectively evaluated efficacy and tolerability of eletriptan early in the attack, while pain was still mild.
CHICAGO -- Eletriptan, at both 40-mg and 80-mg dosages, provides better relief of acute migraine than sumatriptan at 100 mg, according to a poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Headache Society.