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A Study Examining the Use of a Migraine Medicine in the Treatment of Two Migraine Attacks in Patients Who Have Increased Skin Sensitivity

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00203268
First Posted: September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted: June 9, 2014
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Collaborator:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Thomas Jefferson University
Results First Submitted: October 25, 2010  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Migraine
Intervention: Drug: dihydroergotamine mesylate

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Treatment Group Subjects who treated a moderate to severe migraine at 1 hour and at 4 hours after the onset of throbbing pain. Subjects were treated with dihydroergotamine mesylate 1.0 mg. intramuscular (IM). Headache severity was rated by subjects using a 4 point scale : 0=None, 1=mild, 2=moderate, 3=severe

Participant Flow for 2 periods

Period 1:   Early Treatment
    Treatment Group
STARTED   13 
COMPLETED   9 
NOT COMPLETED   4 
only treated one headache                2 
Lost to Follow-up                1 
Withdrawal by Subject                1 

Period 2:   Late Treatment
    Treatment Group
STARTED   9 
COMPLETED   9 
NOT COMPLETED   0 



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Treatment Group Subjects who treated a moderate to severe migraine 2 hours and 4 hours after the onset of throbbing pain. Subjects were treated with dihydroergotamine mesylate 1.0 mg. IM. Headache severity was rated by subjects using a 4 point scale : 0=None, 1=mild, 2=moderate, 3=severe.

Baseline Measures
   Treatment Group 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 13 
Age 
[Units: Participants]
 
<=18 years   0 
Between 18 and 65 years   13 
>=65 years   0 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
 
Female   13 
Male   0 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
 
United States   13 


  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Number of Subjects Reporting Headache Relief at the 2 Hour Post Treatment Assessment. Relief Was Measured as a 2-point Change on a 4-point Scale (0=None, 1=Mild, 2=Moderate, 3=Severe)in Both the Early Treatment and Late Treatment Groups.   [ Time Frame: 2 hours post treatment and 4 hours post treatment ]


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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Stephen D. Silberstein, MD
Organization: Thomas Jefferson University
phone: 215-955-2243
e-mail: Stephen.Silberstein@Jefferson.edu



Responsible Party: Thomas Jefferson University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00203268     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SDS/DHE/01
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: September 20, 2005
Results First Submitted: October 25, 2010
Results First Posted: June 9, 2014
Last Update Posted: June 9, 2014



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