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Zolmitriptan for migraine

Zolmitriptan is an 5HT1D agonist, 5HT1A and 5HT2, 5HT3 and 5HT4, alpha-Zolmitriptan for migraineadrenergic, beta-adrenergic, histaminergic, muscarinic and dopaminergic receptors. Its action involves basically the receiver 5HT1D responsible for the control of vasoconstriction of the vessels of the skull and the brain mater, where there are nerve fibers provoking pain and vasodilatation.

It is contraindicated for the use in uncontrolled hypertensive patients

Adverse effects

Dry mouth
Dizziness
Drowsiness
Heat
Nausea

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