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Drug Use Investigation for AMERGE (Naratriptan Hydrochloride) Tablet

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: June 9, 2011
Last updated: May 16, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
The study is designed to investigate the information on safety and efficacy of naratriptan tablets on Japanese subjects with migraine headache during Japanese post-marketing surveillance period.

Condition Intervention
Migraine Disorders
Drug: Naratriptan

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Drug Use Investigation for AMERGE (Naratriptan Hydrochloride) Tablet

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The number of incidence of adverse events in subjects with migraine headache [ Time Frame: 2 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence of cardiovascular-related adverse events [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
    Occurrence of cardiovascular-related adverse events is investigated throughout study period

  • Occurrence of cerebrovascular disorder [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
    Occurrence of cerebrovascular disorder is investigated throughout study period

  • Occurrence of serotonin syndrome [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
    Occurrence of serotonin syndrome is investigated throughout study period

Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: April 2009
Study Completion Date: October 2011
Primary Completion Date: October 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Subjects prescribed naratriptan tablets
Subjects with migraine headache prescribed naratriptan tablets during study period
Drug: Naratriptan
Collection of safety data


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Japanese subjects with migraine headache

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with migraine headache
  • Must use naratriptan tablets for the first time

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with hypersensitivity to naratriptan
  • Subjects with history, symptoms, or signs of myocardial infarction, ischemic cardiac disease, or variant angina
  • Subjects with history of peripheral vascular disorder
  • Subjects with history of cerebrovascular disorder or transient ischemic attacks
  • Subjects with uncontrolled high-blood pressure
  • Subjects with severe hepatic function disorder or renal function disorder
  • Subjects taking ergotamine, ergotamine derivative containing product, or 5-HT1B/1D agonist
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01376193

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Takao Takeshima, Atsuko Ishida, Terufumi Hara. Drug Use Investigation on Naratriptan Tablets (Amerge®) in Patients with Migraine. [Prog Med]. 2012;32(8):95-105.

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT01376193     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 112924
Study First Received: June 9, 2011
Last Updated: May 16, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Migraine Disorders
Headache Disorders, Primary
Headache Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vasoconstrictor Agents
Serotonin 5-HT1 Receptor Agonists
Serotonin Receptor Agonists
Serotonin Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on May 25, 2017