Current Pain and Headache Reports

, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 133–139

Triptans: Do they differ?

  • Reijo Salonen
  • Andrew Scott

DOI: 10.1007/s11916-002-0009-6

Cite this article as:
Salonen, R. & Scott, A. Current Science Inc (2002) 6: 133. doi:10.1007/s11916-002-0009-6


Headache care specialists agree that the introduction of sumatriptan constitutes a major advance in headache therapy, but they differ about whether other triptans offer clinically significant advantages over sumatriptan. This article examines this issue by considering the similarities and differences among triptans.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reijo Salonen
    • 1
  • Andrew Scott
    • 1
  1. 1.GlaxoSmithKlineFive Moore DriveResearch Triangle ParkUSA

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