sumatriptan
noun Etymology: perhaps from suma- (by shortening & alteration from sulfonamide) + -triptan (by shortening & alteration from tryptamine) Date: 1989 a triptan C14H21N3O2S that is administered as a nasal spray or in the form of its succinate by mouth or by injection and is used in the treatment of migraine attacks

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  • sumatriptan — su·ma·trip·tan .sü mə trip .tan, tən n a triptan C14H21N3O2S that is administered as a nasal spray or in the form of its succinate C14H21N3O2S·C4H6O4 either as an oral tablet or by injection and that is used in the treatment of migraine attacks * …   Medical dictionary

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  • sumatriptan — n. a 5HT1 agonist that is effective in the treatment of acute migraine and cluster headaches. It is administered by mouth, subcutaneous injection, or nasal spray. Possible side effects include sensations of tingling and tightness, dizziness,… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • sumatriptan — ˌsüməˈtripˌtan, tən noun ( s) Etymology: perhaps from suma (by shortening & alteration from sulfonamide) + triptan (by shortening & alteration from tryptamine) : a triptan C14H21N3O2S that is administered either as a nasal spray or in the form of …   Useful english dictionary

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