Eletriptan Hydrobromide is a medicinal drug that belongs to a group of drugs known as a triptan. It binds and acts at serotonin receptors located on intracranial blood vessels which leads to vasoconstriction. It also exerts its effects by binding to and activating 5-HT 1D receptors on sensory nerves in the trigeminal system. This results in the inhibition of pro-inflammatory neuropeptide release.
Class of Drugs – Triptans
Molecular Formula – C22H27BrN2O2S
Molecular Weight – 463.4 g/mol
Working: This given triptan medicine Eletriptan Hydrobromide reduces swelling of the blood vessels surrounding the brain, which is associated with the head pain of a migraine attack. The component restricts the release of substances from nerve endings that cause more pain and other symptoms like nausea and sensitivity to light and sound.
Uses: The mentioned active component is approved for the treatment of migraines. It relieves headaches, pain, and other migraine symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light/sound. It can help to get a routine and may decrease the need for other pain medications.
Eletriptan Hydrobromide belongs to a class of drugs known as triptans that affects a certain natural substance like serotonin that causes the narrowing of blood vessels in the brain. It relieves pain by affecting certain nerves in the brain.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This active ingredient is used in popular brand medicines as mentioned below:
- Relpax: 20 mg
- Frova: 20 mg
- Imitrex: 20 mg
- Amerge: 20 mg
This mentioned active ingredient does not prevent future migraines or lessen how often the migraine attacks arrived.