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Sumatriptan

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sumatriptan

(Science: chemical) A serotonin agonist that acts selectively at 5ht1 receptors. It is used in the treatment of migraines.

Pharmacological action: serotonin agonists, vasoconstrictor agents.

Chemical name: 1H-indole-5-methanesulfonamide, 3-(2-(dimethylamino)ethyl)-N-methyl-