zolmitriptan


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zol·mi·trip·tan

 (zŏl′mĭ-trĭp′tn)
n.
A drug that acts as a serotonin receptor agonist and is used to treat migraine headaches.

[(a)zol(e) + (a)mi(no) + -triptan, triptan suffix; see triptan.]
Translations

zolmitriptan

n zolmitriptán m
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Efficacy of zolmitriptan nasal spray in adolescents
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Aurobindo received final regulatory clearance for hydromorphone hydrochloride tablets 2 mg, 4 mg and 8 mg and for zolmitriptan tablets 2.
The current paper highlights a 25% reduction in costs associated with acute treatments such as zolmitriptan, sumatriptan and inhaled oxygen, which led to a savings in medication usage of approximately [Euro]1,736 per patient per year, and an average total cost savings of [Euro]2,799 per patient per year.
Two randomized case-controlled trials evaluating the therapeutic effects of triptan during the acute phase of VM have been published [37, 38]: one showed that 38% of VM patients improved when treated with zolmitriptan (5 mg), whereas only 22% of patients in the placebo group improved [37] and the other reported that motion sickness caused by vestibular stimulation in patients with migraine was significantly reduced following treatment with rizatriptan compared with a placebo [38].
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Triptans like Sumatriptan and Zolmitriptan are also available as nasal sprays whereas rizatriptan and zolmitriptan are available as tablets that dissolve in mouth.
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