Zolmitriptan, a common antimigraine medication

An antimigraine drug is a medication intended to reduce the effects or intensity of migraine headache.

Examples include triptans[1] such as zolmitriptan [2] and ergot alkaloids such as methysergide.

Antimigraine medications are classified under "N02C" in the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

References

  1. ^ pharmamotion.com > Serotonin (5-HT): receptors, agonists and antagonists By Flavio Guzmán, M.D. on 9/08/09
  2. ^ Morikawa T, Matsuzawa Y, Makita K, Katayama Y (2006). "Antimigraine drug, zolmitriptan, inhibits high-voltage activated calcium currents in a population of acutely dissociated rat trigeminal sensory neurons".