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Many people wonder, "What are triptans used for?" Triptans are used for relieving common migraine symptoms such as vision changes, throbbing pain, or nausea. In some cases, they may also be used to treat cluster headaches. Although these medications cannot prevent migraines, they can help treat symptoms that may develop during a migraine.
- Headache pain on one side of the head
- Sensitivity to light or sound
- Throbbing headache pain
- Upset stomach (nausea) and vomiting
- Unusual vision changes.