Ticagrelor Therapy for RefrACTORy Migraine Study (TRACTOR)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02518464|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : August 7, 2015
Last Update Posted : August 16, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Migraine Headache Migraine Headache||Drug: Ticagrelor 90 mg twice per day||Phase 4|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Ticagrelor Therapy for RefrACTORy Migraine Study Pilot (TRACTOR)|
|Study Start Date :||October 2015|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||September 2017|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||October 2017|
Experimental: Ticagrelor 90 mg twice per day
Interventions include the following: All participants will have a loading dose of Ticagrelor (Brilinta) 180 mg administered in the office at the time of enrollment. Thereafter, for 28 days, Ticagrelor 90 mg tablet will be taken once in the morning and once in the evening, as close to 12 hours apart as possible. Each day, the subject will receive a text message reminder to login to the website, to record her/his headache activity.
Drug: Ticagrelor 90 mg twice per day
Patients will be loaded with 180 mg of Ticagrelor during the enrollment office visit and provided with a 28 day supply of Ticagrelor, 90 mg twice per day. P2Y12 reactivity unit (PRU) testing will be conducted at 7-14 days. If the patient has a positive response, they will have the option of continued access of Ticagrelor 180 mg for another 2 months. Participants will be reminded via text message daily to complete a headache survey on line in order to track their headaches.
Other Name: Brilinta
- Headache Frequency [ Time Frame: 3 months from baseline ]A participant will be considered to have achieved the primary efficacy endpoint (a "Responder") if she/he has >50% reduction in the number of monthly headache days during the month of therapy compared with participant's own baseline. If there is < 50% reduction in the number of migraine days, she/he will be considered a Non-Responder.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02518464
|United States, New York|
|Columbia University Medical Center|
|New York, New York, United States, 10032|
|Principal Investigator:||Robert J Sommer, MD||Columbia University|