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ADX10059 Migraine Prevention Study

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00820105
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Incidence of abnormalities of liver function tests is higher than expected in this population.)
First Posted : January 9, 2009
Last Update Posted : December 24, 2009
Information provided by:
Addex Pharma S.A.

Brief Summary:
Evaluation of ADX10059 to prevent migraine attacks

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Migraine Drug: ADX10059 Drug: ADX10059 Matching Placebo Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 350 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Phase 2B, Randomised, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel Group, Dose-ranging, Multicentre Study to Investigate the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of the mGluR5 Negative Allosteric Modulator ADX10059 for the Prevention of Migraine
Study Start Date : December 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2010

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MedlinePlus Genetics related topics: Migraine
MedlinePlus related topics: Migraine

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: ADX10059 25 mg
Weeks 1-2: once daily Weeks 3-12: twice daily
Drug: ADX10059
oral administration

Experimental: ADX10059 50 mg
Weeks 1-2: once daily Weeks 3-12: twice daily
Drug: ADX10059
Oral administration

Experimental: ADX10059 100 mg
Weeks 1-2: once daily Weeks 3-12: twice daily
Drug: ADX10059
Oral administration

Placebo Comparator: ADX10059 Matching Placebo
Weeks 1-2: once daily Weeks 3-12: twice daily
Drug: ADX10059 Matching Placebo
Oral administration

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of migraine headache days during weeks 9-12 of the treatment period [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Migraine frequency [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  2. Migraine severity [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  3. Migraine duration [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  4. Occurrence of aura [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  5. Functional impairment severity [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  6. Rescue medication use [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  7. Proportion of responders [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  8. Global assessment of study medication [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female patients aged 18 to 65 years
  • History of migraine
  • Aged ≤ 50 years at onset of migraine history

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cluster headache or chronic migraine headaches
  • Currently uses, or within 3 months of Screening, has used: sodium valproate or topiramate and any other drugs used specifically for migraine prophylaxis, for example beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers, tricyclic antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
  • Unable to distinguish migraine headache from tension and other types of headache
  • Current history of psychiatric disorder requiring regular medication
  • Known history of alcohol abuse
  • Known clinically significant allergy or known hypersensitivity to drugs
  • History of a significant medical condition that may affect the safety of the patient or preclude adequate participation in the study
  • Pregnant or breast-feeding

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00820105

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Addex Pharma S.A.
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Responsible Party: Study Director, Addex Pharma SA Identifier: NCT00820105    
Other Study ID Numbers: ADX10059-206
First Posted: January 9, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 24, 2009
Last Verified: December 2009
Keywords provided by Addex Pharma S.A.:
Migraine headache
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Migraine Disorders
Headache Disorders, Primary
Headache Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases