Headache and Migraine; Migraine headache; Migraine Headaches 


The pain of a migraine headache is often described as an intense pulsing or throbbing pain in one area of the head. It is often accompanied by extreme sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, and vomiting. Migraine is three times more common in women than in men. Some individuals can predict the onset of a migraine because it is preceded by an "aura," visual disturbances that appear as flashing lights, zig-zag lines or a temporary loss of vision. People with migraine tend to have recurring attack...

Zolmitriptan is an oral, selective 5-hydroxytryptamine 1B/1D (5-HT 1B/1D ) receptor agonist, or triptan, for acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura. First launched in 1997, it is one of the second generation of triptan. It is available in tablet form, as a rapidly dissolving tablet that can be taken without water, and as a nasal spray.

Migraine as related to Zolmitriptan