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Sumatriptan (intranasal route of administration) for acute migraine attacks in adults.

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BACKGROUND: Migraine is a highly disabling condition for the individual and also has wide-reaching implications for society, healthcare services, and the economy. Sumatriptan is an abortive medication for migraine attacks, belonging to the triptan family. Intranasal administration may be preferable to oral for individuals experiencing nausea and/or vomiting, although it is primarily absorbed in the gut, not the nasal mucosa. OBJECTIVES: To determine the efficacy and tolerability of intranasal...

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10.1002/14651858.cd009663

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Volume:
2
Issue:
2
Pages:
CD009663
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:72de10e3-a538-42df-8e87-06bca4d53a6a
Source identifiers:
256351
Local pid:
pubs:256351

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