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Cognitive Side Effects of Commonly Prescribed Medications in Pediatric Migraine

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00777218
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2010 by University of South Alabama.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : October 22, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of South Alabama

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine if there are significant differences in the side effects related to memory, repetition and recall among these three drugs when used in a pediatric population.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Migraine Drug: propranolol Drug: zonisamide Drug: topiramate Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 90 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Cognitive Side Effects of Commonly Prescribed Medications in Pediatric Migraine
Study Start Date : August 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Migraine

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: 1 Drug: propranolol
standard pediatric doses, based on body weight
Other Name: Inderal

Active Comparator: 2 Drug: zonisamide
standard pediatric dosages, based on body weight
Other Name: Zonegran

Active Comparator: 3 Drug: topiramate
standard pediatric dosages, based on body weight
Other Name: Topamax




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Record if memory, repetition or recall was impaired by subject during specific time frame on medication. [ Time Frame: 3 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of migraine with and without aura or chronic daily headache as defined by IHS
  • subjects must between the age of 8-17 (inclusive)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of tension-type headache or cluster headache

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00777218


Contacts
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Contact: J. I. Lopez, MD 251-665-8375 ilopez@usouthal.edu
Contact: Naomi S Walters 251-660-5506 nwalters@usouthal.edu

Locations
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United States, Alabama
University of South Alabama Department of Neurology Recruiting
Mobile, Alabama, United States, 36693
Sub-Investigator: Maher Loutfi, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of South Alabama
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: J. I. Lopez, MD University of South Alabama Department of Neurology
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Responsible Party: J. Ivan Lopez, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, University of South Alabama Department of Neurology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00777218    
Other Study ID Numbers: 07-185
First Posted: October 22, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2010
Last Verified: June 2010
Keywords provided by University of South Alabama:
migraine
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Migraine Disorders
Headache Disorders, Primary
Headache Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Topiramate
Propranolol
Zonisamide
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
Adrenergic Antagonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Antihypertensive Agents
Vasodilator Agents
Anticonvulsants
Hypoglycemic Agents
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Calcium-Regulating Hormones and Agents