Sumatriptan

by Cathy Parkes October 10, 2019 Updated: December 29, 2021

Sumatriptan

Sumatriptan is a medication used to treat migraines by causing vasoconstriction of the intracranial arteries. If a SUMO wrestler sits on your head, that will also cause vasoconstriction.

Check out our full article on sumatriptan in our Pharmacology Series.



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