The Triptans : Novel Drugs for Migraine (Frontiers in Headache Research Series, 10)
by Patrick Humphrey (Editor), Michel Ferrari (Editor), Jes Olesen (Editor)
Hardcover (January 2002)
Oxford University Press; ISBN: 0192632140
Describes the development of this class of drugs, starting with the discovery of sumatriptin, and then covers the pharmacology and mechanisms of action of the full range of triptans, before comparing their clinical efficacy and tolerability. Each drug is describes and reviewed. DNLM: Migraine--drug therapy.