Review of Analytical Methods for Identification and Determination of Triptans

Saka C.

CRITICAL REVIEWS IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, vol.39, no.1, pp.32-42, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


A review of analytical methods for identification and determination of triptans which are a group of tryptamine based drugs used in the acute treatment of migraine headaches is presented. In this review article, various methods used for determination of triptans have been covered. The methods have been divided into four groups accordingly to the applied analytical techniques: chromatographic, electrochemical, spectrometric, and capillary electrophoretic.