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Headache Inducing Characteristics and Possible Changes in Cerebral Blood Flow After Administration of PGE2

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Danish Headache Center Identifier:
First received: September 8, 2006
Last updated: July 31, 2007
Last verified: July 2007
Before, during and after intravenous administration of PGE2 we score/measure headache, rCBF, blood flow in the middle cerebral artery and diameter of superficial temporal artery and correlate that to known pathophysiology of headache to see if PGE2 is involved in headache pathophysiology.

Condition Intervention
Drug: PGE2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Official Title: Headache Inducing Characteristics and Possible Changes in Cerebral Blood Flow After Administration of PGE2

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Further study details as provided by Danish Headache Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Headache

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • rCBF, blood flow, diameter of STA/RA, HR, BP

Estimated Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: August 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy volunteers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Primary Headache, headache on the day of the investigation, hypertension, hypotension, pregnant/nursing, daily intake of medication (except oral contraceptives), Cardiovascular or CNS disease, drug/alcohol abuse, psychiatric disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00374530

Danish Headache Center
Glostrup, Denmark, DK-2600
Sponsors and Collaborators
Danish Headache Center
Principal Investigator: Troels Wienecke, MD Danish Headache Center
  More Information Identifier: NCT00374530     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KA-20060026
Study First Received: September 8, 2006
Last Updated: July 31, 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on May 25, 2017