Identifying Factors Underlying the Discontinuation of Triptans

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Todd J. Schwedt, Mayo Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00890357
First received: April 27, 2009
Last updated: March 27, 2013
Last verified: March 2013
  Purpose

The objective of this study is to identify reasons migraine patients stop using triptan medications for abortive headache treatment. It is hypothesized that inadequate education of the patient at the time of prescribing the triptan is positively associated with triptan discontinuation.


Condition
Migraine
Medication Adherence

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Identifying Factors Underlying the Discontinuation of Triptans

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Further study details as provided by Mayo Clinic:

Enrollment: 292
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2012
Primary Completion Date: June 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Triptan User
Triptan Discontinued

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Adult Specialty Headache Clinics

Criteria

Triptan User Inclusion Criteria:

  • Episodic Migraine or Chronic Migraine
  • Have used a triptan medication in the prior 3 months
  • Have used triptan medications for at least 1 year

Triptan Discontinuation Inclusion Criteria:

  • Episodic Migraine or Chronic Migraine
  • Used any triptan medication in the last 2 years
  • Have not used a triptan medication in the last 6 months
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Locations
United States, Florida
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, Florida, United States, 33612
United States, Missouri
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
United States, Ohio
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44195
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Todd Schwedt, MD Mayo Clinic
  More Information

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Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Todd J. Schwedt, PI, Mayo Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00890357     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 09-0111
Study First Received: April 27, 2009
Last Updated: March 27, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 29, 2014