Information About Triptans
Almotriptan (Axert); Eletriptan (Relpax); Frovatriptan (Frova); Naratriptan (Amerge); Rizatriptan (Maxalt); Sumatriptan (Imitrex); Zolmitriptan (Zomig)
A life-threatening condition called serotonin syndrome can happen when medicines used to treat migraine headaches, 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor agonists (triptans) and medicines used to treat depression, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and selective serotonin/norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs),are used together.
Information for Healthcare Professionals: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), Selective Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs), 5-Hydroxytryptamine Receptor Agonists (Triptans)
Healthcare Professional Sheet - FDA ALERT [7/2006]
Public Health Advisory - Combined Use of 5-Hydroxytryptamine Receptor Agonists (Triptans), Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) or Selective Serotonin/Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs) May Result in Life-threatening Serotonin Syndrome
Public Health Advisory issued 7/19/2006