Last updated on July 2018

CHOCOlate MeLatonin for AdolescenT MigrainE


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Migraine
  • Age: Between 3 - 17 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Meet ICHD criteria for episodic migraine in children and adolescents, with at least 1 migraine attack per month on average.
  2. Age 3-17 years
  3. Dissatisfaction with previous acute treatments, for one or more of the following reasons: a) One or more previously tried acute medications have not been effective, or adequately effective, b) previously tried acute treatments have caused side effects, or C) patient/family would prefer a natural supplement for acute treatment over medication treatment
  4. If of driving age, teen participant agrees not to drive for at least 8 hours after treating with melatonin.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Allergy or intolerance to melatonin, or to chocolate.
  2. Opioid or barbiturate overuse as defined in ICHD
  3. Pregnant/lactating

Recruitment Status: Open


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