Definition of "sumatriptan" [sumatriptan]

  • A vasoconstrictive drug, C14H21N3O2S·C4H6O4, used to treat migraine headache. (noun)

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Use "sumatriptan" in a sentence
  • "To locate the references, after login, enter the name of a migraine drug or enter "sumatriptan," which was the first migraine-specific drug."
  • "The U.S. is the biggest market for India's generic drugs such as sumatriptan succinate, the generic version of the migraine drug Imitrex."
  • "If these over-the-counter medicines don't relieve the pain, triptans, such as sumatriptan, are the next choice."