eletriptan - oral, Relpax
GENERIC NAME: ELETRIPTAN - ORAL (el-eh-TRIP-tan)
BRAND NAME(S): Relpax
USES: Eletriptan is used to treat migraines when they occur. It helps to relieve headaches, pain, and other symptoms of migraines, including nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light/sound. Prompt treatment allows you to get back to your normal routine and may decrease your need for other pain medications. Eletriptan does not prevent future migraines or reduce how often you may get a migraine.Eletriptan belongs to a group of drugs called "triptans." Migraines are thought to occur when certain blood vessels in the brain become swollen (dilated). This drug works by helping blood vessels in the brain to return to normal size. It may also block pain signals in the brain.
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