Almotriptan Malate drug is the malate salt of almotriptan that plays the role of a vasoconstrictor agent, a serotonergic agonist, and a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It shows the activity of vasoconstrictor activity. It selectively binds to and activates serotonin and receptors in the central nervous system to cause cerebral blood vessel constriction. It leads to pain relief from vascular headaches. It may also relieve vascular headaches by preventing the release of vasoactive neuropeptides.
Class of Drugs – Triptans
Molecular Formula – C21H31N3O7S
Molecular Weight - 469.6 g/mol
Working: The given triptan medicine works by affecting a certain natural chemical like serotonin that constricts blood vessels in the brain. It blocks other pain pathways in the brain. This pill does not prevent future migraines or reduce how often it may get. It relieves the pain by affecting certain nerves in the brain.
Uses: This mentioned medicine Almotriptan Malate is approved for the treatment of migraines. This medicine helps to relieve headaches, pain and other symptoms of migraines that include sensitivity to light/sound, nausea, and vomiting. It is a triptan medication. It affects a certain natural substance like serotonin that narrows blood vessels in the brain.
Popular Brands and Dosages: Almotriptan Malate is used as the main active ingredient in a popular brand drug as follows:
- Axert: 6.25 mg and 12.5 mg
This medicine does not prevent future migraines or lessen how often migraine attacks will get.