sumatriptan

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su·ma·trip·tan

 (so͞o′mə-trĭp′tn)
n.
A triptan drug, C14H21N3O2S, used also in the form of its succinate to treat migraine headache and cluster headache.

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

n sumatriptán m
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