Condition category
Nervous System Diseases
Date applied
12/01/2005
Date assigned
29/07/2005
Last edited
10/09/2009
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Dieter Melchart

ORCID ID

Contact details

Centre for Complementary Medicine Research
Department of Internal Medicine II
Technische Universität München
Munich
80801
Germany
+49 (0)89 726697 11
Dieter.Melchart@lrz.tu-muenchen.de

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

PEP-COMP

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Migraine

Intervention

Individualised acupuncture (up to 15 sessions) or 100 to 200 mg metoprolol

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Metoprolol

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/10/2002

Overall trial end date

31/01/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Adult patients with migraine fulfilling the criteria of the International Headache Society
(planned number of participants was 480; recruitment had to be terminated early, in summer 2004, due to recruitment problems and time limits of the project after recruiting 115 patients)

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

115

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/10/2002

Recruitment end date

31/01/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Germany

Trial participating centre

Centre for Complementary Medicine Research
Munich
80801
Germany

Sponsor information

Organisation

Munich Technical University - Centre for Complementary Medicine Research (Germany)

Sponsor details

Department of Internal Medicine II
Technische Universität München
Munich
80801
Germany
+49 (0)89 726697 11
Dieter.Melchart@lrz.tu-muenchen.de

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

Funders

Funder type

Other

Funder name

The study is funded by a group of 10 German statutory sickness funds (Germany)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2006 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17115982

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Streng A, Linde K, Hoppe A, Pfaffenrath V, Hammes M, Wagenpfeil S, Weidenhammer W, Melchart D, Effectiveness and tolerability of acupuncture compared with metoprolol in migraine prophylaxis., Headache, 46, 10, 1492-1502, doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2006.00598.x.

Additional files

Editorial Notes