Effectiveness of intranasal zolmitriptan
in acute cluster headache.
Data from the meta-analysis of two double-blind, randomised, cross-over studies involving 121 evaluable adult patients shows that zolmitriptan
nasal spray provided significant cluster headache relief at 30 minutes compared to placebo at both 5 mg and 10 mg doses, meeting the primary endpoint of the study.
Nausea was absent in 65% of the telcagepant patients and in 71 % of the zolmitriptan
patients at 2 hours, Dr.
Migraine prevalence and treatment patterns: the global migraine and zolmitriptan
With oral zolmitriptan
, doctors now have an effective, less invasive option to effectively treat their patients' pain.
The class of triptans include sumatriptan (imitrex), rizatriptan (Maxalt), zolmitriptan
(Zomig), naratriptan (Amerge), almotriptan (Axert), eletriptan (Relpax), and frovatriptan (Frova).
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is an effective, well-tolerated treatment for acute cluster headache, a study has shown.
If the attacks are particularly debilitating there may be value in trying drugs such as sumatriptan or zolmitriptan
Naratriptan (Amerge), almotriptan (Axert), and zolmitriptan
(Zomig and Zomig ZMT) are among the triptans approved in the United States.
ATHENS, Greece, September 19 /PRNewswire/ -- New data just announced shows that oral zolmitriptan
more sustained relief than zolmitriptan
(Zomig) or naratriptan