Protocol summary

Study aim
Study of the Effect of Atorvastatin on Prevention of Migraine Attacks
Design
This study is in Phase 3 clinical trials. Individuals include 68 patients with migraine based on the ICDH II diagnostic index. The entry of individuals into groups is completely randomized. Patients assigned blocking with using a randomized technique and with use foursome blocks divided into 2 groups of 34 Intervention and Control. given to Intervention Group Atorvastatin and Sodium Valproate, and to Control Group Sodium Valproate and placebo. Also patients who take sodium Valproate beforehand divided into two groups randomly, and received continues treatment. Information about the randomization of individuals is kept confidential by a person not involved in the study.
Settings and conduct
This is a randomized, triple-blind clinical trial with placebo and drug in Ahvaz. Patients in a period of at least one month to control the level of vitamin D3, entry and exit and control life style of education. After this period, patients will be treated. Visual Analog Scale (VAS) scale is used to measure the pain intensity and the data of the subjects is analyzed statistically. During the study, patients are regularly taking into account. Drug and Placebo are Completely Similar in Appearance and Packaging, and Patients Receiving Drug and Placebo , as well as Researchers and People who Collect and Analyze Data are Unaware of Their Nature.
Participants/Inclusion and exclusion criteria
Entry Criteria: aged over 18 years; having at least 4 migraine attacks per month; serum vitamin D3 levels are normal. Non-entry Criteria: Having chronic daily headaches; abuse drugs; having conditions requiring statins; coronary artery disease; peripheral vascular disease; diabetes; kidney disease; hypercalcemia; elderly; pregnancy
Intervention groups
The drug group (intervention) includes patients who receive Sodium Valproate and Atorvastatin. The placebo (control) group includes patients who receive Sodium Valproate and placebo.
Main outcome variables
Number of attacks; severity of attacks; patient satisfaction with treatment

General information

Reason for update
Acronym
IRCT registration information
IRCT registration number: IRCT20180106038242N1
Registration date: 2018-02-07, 1396/11/18
Registration timing: registered_while_recruiting

Last update: 2018-02-07, 1396/11/18
Update count: 0
Registration date
2018-02-07, 1396/11/18
Registrant information
Name
Reza Ganji
Name of organization / entity
Country
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Phone
+98 61 3373 8380
Email address
gangi-r@ajums.ac.ir
Recruitment status
Recruitment complete
Funding source
Expected recruitment start date
2017-12-22, 1396/10/01
Expected recruitment end date
2018-03-20, 1396/12/29
Actual recruitment start date
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Actual recruitment end date
empty
Trial completion date
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Scientific title
Effect of Atorvastatin in Prophylaxis of Migraine Attacks in Patients with Classic Migraine
Public title
Effect of Atorvastatin in Prophylaxis of Migraine Attacks in Patients with Classic Migraine Compared to Standard Treatment Sodium Valproate
Purpose
Prevention
Inclusion/Exclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria:
Age 18 to 65 years Having at least 3 migraine attacks per month Patients who have fewer than three attacks per month, provided that they affect high-intensity attacks and the patient's life Have a normal serum level of vitamin D3 Patients with classical migraine
Exclusion criteria:
Patients who do not sign a form of moral consent. Patients with chronic headaches (more than 15 attacks per month) Patients receiving Statin for other diseases Severe renal failure (GFR <30 ml / min) Creatine Kinase more than 3 times normal Liver enzymes more than twice the normal range The increase in liver enzymes during treatment is more than 3 times the normal Other patients who use drugs other than sodium valproate to treat their migraines and have their disease controlled or sodium valproate, and the disease is under control Pregnant women
Age
From 18 years old to 65 years old
Gender
Both
Phase
3
Groups that have been masked
  • Participant
  • Care provider
  • Investigator
  • Outcome assessor
  • Data analyser
Sample size
Target sample size: 68
Randomization (investigator's opinion)
Randomized
Randomization description
The entry of individuals into these groups is done in a completely randomized way. Patients were randomly assigned to a 1: 1 ratio,are blocking with using a randomized technique and with use foursome blocks divided into 2 groups of 34 patients and placebo.
Blinding (investigator's opinion)
Triple blinded
Blinding description
Drug and Placebo are Completely Similar in Appearance and Packaging, and Patients Receiving Drug and Placebo , as well as Researchers and People who Collect and Analyze Data are Unaware of Their Nature.
Placebo
Used
Assignment
Parallel
Other design features

Secondary Ids

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Ethics committees

1

Ethics committee
Name of ethics committee
Ethics committee of Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences
Street address
Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences, Golestan Blvd, Golestan
City
Ahvaz
Province
Khouzestan
Postal code
6135815751
Approval date
2017-10-28, 1396/08/06
Ethics committee reference number
IR.AJUMS.IREC.1396.724

Health conditions studied

1

Description of health condition studied
Migraine
ICD-10 code
G43
ICD-10 code description
Migraine

Primary outcomes

1

Description
Severity of migraine pain according to the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS)
Timepoint
The measurement of pain intensity based on the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) at the beginning of the study (before the intervention) and And one day after the intervention(4 weeks after the onset of Atorvastatin)
Method of measurement
Visual Analogue Scale (VAS)

2

Description
The Rate of Migraine Attacks
Timepoint
The question of the history of migraine attacks in a 8-week interval
Method of measurement
Ask The Patient

Secondary outcomes

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Intervention groups

1

Description
Intervention group: Intervention group received daily 200 mg of sodium valproate (a 200 mg tablet of Iran Najo Pharmaceutical Company[Iran]) and 20 mg of Atorvastatin (a 20 mg tablet of Shafa pharmaceutical company [Iran]) for four weeks.
Category
Prevention

2

Description
Control group: Received 200 mg of Sodium Valproate (200 mg per day) and placebo tablets similar to Atorvastatin.
Category
Prevention

Recruitment centers

1

Recruitment center
Name of recruitment center
Dr. Sayah Bargard's Office
Full name of responsible person
Mehdi Sayah
Street address
Dr. Sayah Bargard's Office, Eastern Mihan St, Kianpars
City
Ahvaz
Province
Khouzestan
Postal code
6155689435
Phone
+98 61 3373 8282
Email
sayah_bargard@aol.com

Sponsors / Funding sources

1

Sponsor
Name of organization / entity
Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences Research َAssistance
Full name of responsible person
Mohammad Badavi
Street address
Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences, Golestan Blvd, Golestan
City
Ahvaz
Province
Khouzestan
Postal code
6135715794
Phone
+98 61 3336 2414
Fax
+98 61 3336 1544
Email
itc@ajums.ac.ir
Web page address
Grant name
Grant code / Reference number
Is the source of funding the same sponsor organization/entity?
Yes
Title of funding source
Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences Research َAssistance
Proportion provided by this source
100
Public or private sector
Public
Domestic or foreign origin
Domestic
Category of foreign source of funding
empty
Country of origin
Type of organization providing the funding
Academic

Person responsible for general inquiries

Contact
Name of organization / entity
Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences
Full name of responsible person
Reza Ganji
Position
Associate professor
Latest degree
Ph.D.
Other areas of specialty/work
Medical Pharmacy
Street address
Faculty of Pharmacy, Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences, Golestan Blvd
City
Ahvaz
Province
Khouzestan
Postal code
6135733184
Phone
+98 61 3373 8380
Email
Ganji-r@ajums.ac.ir

Person responsible for scientific inquiries

Contact
Name of organization / entity
Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences
Full name of responsible person
Reza Ganji
Position
Associate professor
Latest degree
Ph.D.
Other areas of specialty/work
Medical Pharmacy
Street address
Faculty of Pharmacy, Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences, Golestan Blvd
City
Ahvaz
Province
Khouzestan
Postal code
6135733184
Phone
+98 61 3373 8380
Email
Ganji-r@ajums.ac.ir

Person responsible for updating data

Contact
Name of organization / entity
Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences
Full name of responsible person
Reza Ganji
Position
Associate professor
Latest degree
Ph.D.
Other areas of specialty/work
Medical Pharmacy
Street address
Faculty of Pharmacy, Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences, Golestan Blvd
City
Ahvaz
Province
Khouzestan
Postal code
6135733184
Phone
+98 61 3373 8380
Email
Ganji-r@ajums.ac.ir

Sharing plan

Deidentified Individual Participant Data Set (IPD)
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Study Protocol
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Statistical Analysis Plan
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Informed Consent Form
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Clinical Study Report
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Analytic Code
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Data Dictionary
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