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What are the triptans?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Migraine med.: Triptans are a special type of medicine that work to stop a migraine or tension headache, but not prevent one from happening.
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
For migrane: For migraine head aches a group drugs used to relive headache . Mode of action by constricting blood vessels. These drugs ( 5-hydroxy tryptamine or serotonin ) act as agonist s at serotonin receptor site by constriction blood vessels.

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