Triptans to be made available without prescription for migraine

Sumatriptan and zolmitriptan are to be down-scheduled to over-the counter (OTC) medicines to allow pharmacists to diagnose migraine and dispense the medications for people in the early stages of an attack. In an interim decision the TGA’s Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling has approved a proposal for retail pharmacies to provide two tablets of sumatriptan ...

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