Almotriptan

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
Almotriptan
N Nervous system → N02 Analgesics → N02C Antimigraine preparations → N02CC Selective serotonin (5HT1) agonists
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Medicines

Almotriptan is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

France Germany Ireland Netherlands Spain

Spain

Spain

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Summary of product characteristics (SPC)
UK

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

1O4XL5SN61 - ALMOTRIPTAN

CAS registry number

154323-57-6 - almotriptan

SNOMED-CT

363569003 - Almotriptan (substance)