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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.]
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eletriptan

n eletriptán m
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(21) Triptans are superior to placebo in achieving a pain-free state at 2 and 24 hours after administration; eletriptan has the most desirable outcome, with 68% of patients pain free at 2 hours and 54% pain free at 24 hours.
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The triptan drugs (e.g., 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).
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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.
Specific triptans include naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt), sumatriptan (Imitrex), zolmitriptan (Zomig), almotriptan (Axert), frovatriptan (Frova) and eletriptan (Relpax).
He was treated with a prednisone regimen, and he was also given eletriptan for management of the acute attacks.