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How does frovatriptan work?

No one knows for sure how frovatriptan helps the symptoms of migraines. But researchers believe that it keeps arteries near the brain from dilating (widening in diameter) more than they should. The pressure from this dilation plays a role in the painful headaches that characterize migraines.

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