Naratriptan is used in the treatment of acute headache attacks caused by migraine.
How it Works
Naratriptan is known as an 5HT1-receptor agonists. Naratriptan is also known simply as triptans. Triptans work by stimulating the receptors of a natural substance in the brain called serotonin (or 5HT), which then eases the symptoms of migraine. Naratriptan also reduces substances in the body that can trigger headache pain, sensitivity to light and sound, and other migraine symptoms. Naratriptan will only treat a headache that has already begun. Naratriptan will not prevent headaches or reduce the number of attacks.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Naratriptan can include the symptoms below; Throat pain, Weakness, Jaw pain, Sensation of heaviness, Neck pain, Warm sensation, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Nausea, Dry mouth, Paresthesia