Posted by DaveH (220.127.116.11) on January 07, 2002 at 21:29:11:
Sumatriptan + naproxen
Abortive - Triptans
Drug Approval Status:
This product combines two medications used for acute migraine treatment. Sumatriptan is the best-studied abortive migraine treatment. Sumatriptan is the original "triptan." This drug relieves migraine by actions at serotonin 1B and 1D receptors. Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID.) NSAIDs have inflammatory, fever and pain relieving properties.
Tiredness, weakness, tingling, gastrointestinal upset.
Double-blind study of naproxen vs placebo in the treatment of acute migraine attacks
Efficacy and adverse events of subcutaneous, oral, and intranasal sumatriptan used for migraine treatment: a systematic review based on number needed to treat.
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