Study to Test a Marketed Drug in the Treatment of Menstrual Migraine (0462-071)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00111709
First received: May 24, 2005
Last updated: September 30, 2014
Last verified: September 2014
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness of a marketed drug in the treatment of a menstrual migraine attack.


Condition Intervention Phase
Migraine
Drug: MK0462, rizatriptan benzoate / Duration of Treatment -1 day
Drug: Comparator: placebo / Duration of Treatment - 1 day
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized, Parallel-Group, Placebo Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Tolerability of Rizatriptan 10 mg Tablets for the Treatment of Menstrual Migraine

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of patients with 2 hour pain relief: 4-point headache severity scale as recorded in patient diary

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of patients with 24-hr sustained pain relief: headache severity between 2 and 24 hrs post dose as recorded in patient diary

Enrollment: 393
Study Start Date: June 2005
Study Completion Date: February 2006
Primary Completion Date: February 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female patient at least 18 years old
  • Patient has menses approximately monthly
  • Patient has at least a 5 month history of migraine and at least a 6 month history of menstrual migraine

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant and/or nursing
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Uncontrolled hypertension
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00111709

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.