Claire L. Preston
Claire L. Preston, BPharm, PGDipMedMan, MRPharmS, studied pharmacy at the University of Nottingham, graduating in 1998. She completed her pre-registration year in Ashford, Kent before working as a community pharmacist for several years. She then became a medicines management pharmacist at a Primary Care Trust in Kent where she undertook her Clinical Diploma. Claire started at the Pharmaceutical Press in 2007 as a Staff Editor on the British National Formulary and later became an Assistant Editor. Claire has been the Lead Editor for Drug Interactions for the Pharmaceutical Press since March 2012.
Triptan interactions Subscription
A number of clinically relevant pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic interactions involving 5HT1 receptor agonists are known, although these are not frequently encountered in migraine treatment.
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