Harvard Health Blog
Lasmiditan: New first-in-class drug treatment approved for migraine
By: Paul Rizzoli, MD, Contributor Migraine is a huge medical problem, accounting for half of the disability produced by all neurologic diseases worldwide. The medication sumatriptan (Imitrex) is well known for the treatment of a migraine attack. Sumatriptan is part of a group of medications known as the triptans.