Efficacy and Safety Study of Rimegepant for the Preventative Treatment of Migraine in Pediatric Subjects

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Status and phase

Phase 3




Drug: Placebo
Drug: Rimegepant

Study type


Funder types



2021-005246-15 (Registry Identifier)
C4951009 (Other Identifier)

Details and patient eligibility


The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of rimegepant to placebo as a preventative treatment for migraine in children and adolescents ≥ 6 to \<18 years with episodic migraine.


640 estimated patients




6 to 17 years old


No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  1. Subject has at least a 6 month history of migraine (with or without aura) and including the following:

    1. 14 or less headache days per month during the 3 month period prior to the Screening Visit

    2. 6 or more migraine days during the Observation Period

    3. 14 or less headache days during the Observation Period

    4. Pediatric Migraine Disability Assessment Scale (PedMIDAS) Disability Score of >10 to ≤50, indicating mild (score of 11 to 30) or moderate (score of 31 to 50) disruption in daily activities, as assessed at the Baseline (Randomization) Visit

    5. Ability to verbally distinguish migraine attacks from tension/cluster or other types of headaches

    6. Migraine attacks, on average, lasting 4 - 72 hours if untreated

    7. Subjects on prophylactic migraine medication are permitted to remain on therapy if the dose has been stable for at least 3 months (12 weeks) prior to the Screening Phase, and the dose is not expected to change during the course of the study. 2) Male and female subjects ≥ 6 to <18 years; subjects must be less than 18 at the time of signing assent / consent.

      3)Subjects must have a weight of ≥40 kg (child cohort requirement ≥15 kg) at the Screening Visit.

Exclusion criteria

  1. Subjects with a history of basilar migraine, cluster headaches, or hemiplegic migraine
  2. The subject has a continuous migraine (defined as an unrelenting headache) within 1 month prior to Screening Visit.
  3. The subject has a history or diagnosis of complications of migraine
  4. The subject has a confounding and clinically significant pain syndrome that may interfere with the subject's ability to participate in this study.
  5. The subject has any current psychiatric condition that is uncontrolled and/or untreated for a minimum of 6 months prior to the Screening Visit. Subjects with a lifetime history of psychosis and/or mania are excluded.
  6. History of suicidal behavior or the subject is at risk of self-harm or harm to others.
  7. History of major psychiatric disorder.
  8. The subject has a current diagnosis or history of substance abuse
  9. The subject has a history of moderate or severe head trauma or other neurological disorder (including seizure disorder) or systemic medical disease that is, in the investigator's opinion, likely to affect central nervous system functioning.

Trial design

Primary purpose




Interventional model

Sequential Assignment


Quadruple Blind

640 participants in 2 patient groups, including a placebo group

Rimegepant / BHV3000
Active Comparator group
Rimegepant 75mg or 50mg (2 X 25mg) ODT
Drug: Rimegepant
Matching Placebo
Placebo Comparator group
Matching placebo 75mg or 50mg (2 X 25mg) ODT
Drug: Placebo

Trial contacts and locations



Central trial contact

Pfizer Pfizer CT.gov Call Center

Data sourced from clinicaltrials.gov

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