Prochlorperazine vs Imitrex for Acute Migraine in the Emergency Department

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
United States Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00573599
First received: December 13, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2007
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

ED patients with acute migraine will be randomized to either prochlorperazine and Bendaryl OR imitrex. VAS for pain will be monitored, along with side effects. Primary outcome measure is improvement in pain scales between the groups.


Condition Intervention
Acute Migraine Headache
Drug: prochlorperazine and benadryl IV
Drug: Imitrex SubQ, saline IV

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Prochlorperazine vs Imitrex for Acute Migraine in the Emergency Department

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Further study details as provided by United States Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Difference in pain measured by VAS [ Time Frame: 80 min ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Degree of sedation, nausea, akathisia [ Time Frame: 80 min ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 66
Study Start Date: February 2007
Study Completion Date: May 2007
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
prochlorperazine and benadryl IV, saline subQ
Drug: prochlorperazine and benadryl IV
prochlorperazine and benadryl IV, saline subQ
Active Comparator: 2
imitrex SubQ, saline IV
Drug: Imitrex SubQ, saline IV
Imitrex SubQ, saline IV

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Acute migraine headache

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant
  • Hypertension
  • Chest pain
  • < 18
  • Allergy to any of the meds
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00573599

Locations
United States, Virginia
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 23708
Sponsors and Collaborators
United States Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Frank Gutierrez, MD US Navy
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Dr Frank Gutierrez, US Navy
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00573599     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P06-050
Study First Received: December 13, 2007
Last Updated: December 13, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by United States Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth:
Migraine
Emergency
imitrex
prochlorperazine
Acute Migraine Headache in the Emergency Department

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Emergencies
Headache
Migraine Disorders
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Headache Disorders, Primary
Headache Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Diphenhydramine
Prochlorperazine
Promethazine
Sumatriptan
Anesthetics, Local
Anesthetics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Antiemetics
Autonomic Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Histamine H1 Antagonists

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