Generic Name(s): Frovatriptan
Drug Class: serotonin 5-HT1 receptor agonist
Frova is a drug that is used to treat migraine attacks. Frova works by narrowing blood vessels in the human brain, thereby relieving migraines. Frova is a serotonin 5-HT1 receptor agonist. It belongs to a group of medications known as triptans, which includes drugs like Axert, Amerge, Imitrex, Zomig and Maxalt. Frova can treat acute migraine headaches with or without aura (flashing lights, wavy lines, dark spots) in adults. It should not be used to prevent migraines.
Frova is a triptan or serotonin 5-HT1 receptor agonist that treats an acute migraine headache in adults with or without aura, which is dark spots, flashing lights, and wavy lines. This medication helps to relieving pain, headache, and other migraine symptoms such as vomiting, nausea, and sensitivity to sound or light. Prompt usage of this drug decreases your need to use other pain medications and helps you to return to your routine. Frova works by narrowing blood vessels in your brain by affecting a certain natural substance known as serotonin, which helps in relieving acute migraine headaches. Frova does not lessen how often you will get migraine attacks, and it does not prevent future headaches.