Chemical formula: C₁₇H₂₅N₃O₂S  Molecular mass: 335.464 g/mol  PubChem compound: 123606

Active ingredient description

Almotriptan is a selective 5-HT1B and 5-HT1D receptor agonist. These receptors mediate vasoconstriction of certain cranial vessels, as demonstrated in studies using isolated human tissue preparations.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
N02CC05 Almotriptan N Nervous system → N02 Analgesics → N02C Antimigraine preparations → N02CC Selective serotonin (5HT1) agonists
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title Information Source Document Type  
ALMOGRAN Film-coated tablet Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 154323-57-6
DrugBank Drug: DB00918
PubChem Compound: 123606
RxNorm Ingredient: 279645
SNOMED-CT Concept: 363569003
Almotriptan (substance)
UNII Identifier: 1O4XL5SN61


Almotriptan is an active ingredient of these brands:

Finland (FI)

  • ALMOGRAN as Almotriptan DL hydrogen malate

France (FR)

  • ALMOGRAN as Almotriptan DL hydrogen malate

Germany (DE)

  • ALMOGRAN as Almotriptan DL hydrogen malate

Ireland (IE)

  • ALMOGRAN as Almotriptan DL hydrogen malate

Italy (IT)

Mexico (MX)

  • ALMOGRAN as Almotriptan DL hydrogen malate

Netherlands (NL)

  • ALMOGRAN as Almotriptan DL hydrogen malate

Poland (PL)

Spain (ES)

Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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