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The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness and side effects of the drug galcanezumab for children, adolescents, and teens who have been diagnosed with episodic migraine headaches.
Subject to certain exclusion criteria, this study is enrolling participants ages 6 through 17 who have been diagnosed with episodic migraine headaches.
Boys and Girls: Ages 6 through 17
The study is divided into five periods. In the initial 45-day screening period, participants stop taking medications. In the second period, participants track their headaches using an electronic diary for 30 to 40 days. In the third period, participants are divided into groups that will receive either galcanezumab or a placebo via monthly injections over three months. In the fourth period, all participants receive the study drug via monthly injection for nine months. The final period is a four-month follow-up stage to monitor participants’ health.
Duration: About 19 months
Eli Lilly and Company
Study Description at National Institutes of Health
Catalina Cleves Bayon, MD
For more information about the study or enrollment, please contact:
Clinical Research Coordinator Vibha Chauhan, PhD, CCRP, CCRC
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