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Published: 20 December 2001

360 Pages | 89 line illus & 5 halftones

ISBN: 9780192632142

Bookseller Code (05)

The Triptans

Novel Drugs for Migraine

Edited by Patrick Humphrey, Michel Ferrari, and Jes Olesen

Frontiers in Headache Research Series

A new era in the treatment of migraine headache arrived with the development of a revolutionary class of drugs known as triptans. The book reviews the development, pharmacology, mechanisms of action, efficacy and tolerability of the full range of triptans, and will help the clinician to make a logical choice about which triptan to use for which patient.