Disease Information for Frovatriptan (Frova) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Chest Pain
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Chest tightness/breathing response
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Angina pectoris
Angina, spasm type
Angina, unstable/crescendo/intermediate syndrome
Coronary ischemia
Drug induced Angina/Coronary vasospasm
Ischemia, cardiac
Myocardial infarction, acute
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-migraine medication (example)
DRUG/Triptan migraine drug (example)
DRUG/Triptans/5HT/1 agonist effect/toxicity
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Myocardial Ischemia Non-Arteriosclerosis
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Frovatriptan (Frova) administration, Brand name/Frova (Frovatriptan)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$ Expensive medication
DRUG/Dose 2.5 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size).
DRUG/Dose Given for specific effect
DRUG/Dose may repeat
DRUG/Dose One time
DRUG/Dose single dose medication
DRUG/Injection Preparation NOT available
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Anti-Migraine drug; A Selective Triptan or 5-HT1B/1D agonist; Used for acute migraine; Can cause vasoconstriction; dangerous in hypertension and angina patients; Longest acting drug of its class with half-life of 26 hrs

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