Eletriptan D5 is a chemical compound that is commonly used to treat migraines. It is a selective serotonin receptor agonist that works by narrowing the blood vessels in the brain, which reduces the symptoms of migraines such as headache, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound. Eletriptan D5 is an isotopically-labeled derivative of eletriptan, which means that it contains five deuterium atoms.
Eletriptan D5 is available in tablet form and is typically taken orally. The recommended dose is usually 20 or 40 milligrams, depending on the severity of the migraine. It is important to follow the dosage instructions provided by your healthcare provider, as taking too much of the medication can lead to unwanted side effects.
Chemically, Eletriptan D5 has a molecular formula of C22H26D5N3O2 and a molecular weight of 377.54 g/mol. It has a melting point of 147-149 degrees Celsius and is soluble in water, ethanol, and dimethyl sulfoxide.
Like all medications, Eletriptan D5 can cause side effects, including dizziness, fatigue, and dry mouth. If you experience any severe side effects such as chest pain or difficulty breathing, it is important to seek medical attention immediately. Additionally, Eletriptan D5 should not be used by individuals with certain medical conditions such as severe liver or kidney disease, or uncontrolled high blood pressure.