sumatriptan

sumatriptan
n.
a 5HT1 agonist that is effective in the treatment of acute migraine and cluster headaches. It is administered by mouth, subcutaneous injection, or nasal spray. Possible side-effects include sensations of tingling and tightness, dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, chest pain, and a rise in blood pressure.
Trade names:
Imigran.

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  • Sumatriptán — Identificadores Código ATC  ? Datos químicos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sumatriptan — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Sumatriptan Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sumatriptan — drugbox IUPAC name = 1 [3 (2 dimethylaminoethyl) 1H indol 5 yl] N methyl methanesulfonamide CAS number = 103628 46 2 ATC prefix = N02 ATC suffix = CC01 ATC supplemental = PubChem = 5358 DrugBank = APRD00379 C = 14 |H = 21 |N = 3 |O = 2 |S = 1… …   Wikipedia

  • sumatriptan — noun Etymology: perhaps from suma (by shortening & alteration from sulfonamide) + triptan (by shortening & alteration from tryptamine) Date: 1989 a triptan C14H21N3O2S that is administered as a nasal spray or in the form of its succinate by mouth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sumatriptan — su·ma·trip·tan (so͞o mə trĭpʹtn) n. A vasoconstrictive drug, C14H21N3O2S·C4H6O4, used to treat migraine headache.   [Alteration of sulfonamide + triptan(shortening and alteration of tryptamine).] * * * …   Universalium

  • sumatriptan — noun A drug used for the treatment of migraine headaches …   Wiktionary

  • sumatriptan — su·ma·trip·tan .sü mə trip .tan, tən n a triptan C14H21N3O2S that is administered as a nasal spray or in the form of its succinate C14H21N3O2S·C4H6O4 either as an oral tablet or by injection and that is used in the treatment of migraine attacks * …   Medical dictionary

  • sumatriptan — su·ma·trip·tan …   English syllables

  • sumatriptan —  n.m. Médicament antimigraineux …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • sumatriptan — ˌsüməˈtripˌtan, tən noun ( s) Etymology: perhaps from suma (by shortening & alteration from sulfonamide) + triptan (by shortening & alteration from tryptamine) : a triptan C14H21N3O2S that is administered either as a nasal spray or in the form of …   Useful english dictionary

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