What is the purpose of the clinical trial?
Clinical studies (also called clinical trials) are used to learn about the safety and effectiveness of possible new medications, medical devices, and medical procedures. Although there are many types of clinical trials, all Canada-based clinical trials must conform to strict rules set by Health Canada. These rules help protect the rights and safety of those who volunteer to take part in clinical trials.
Who is conducting the study?
The study is being conducted on behalf of Biohaven by multiple sites (research clinics or hospitals) across Canada, with trained, qualified, medical specialists.
Will I have to pay anything to participate?
No. If you qualify and are chosen to participate, you will receive all study-related care, including investigational study drug, at no cost to you.
If I’m not sure I have OCD, can I still participate?
If you think you have OCD, a clinician will evaluate your eligibility.
How many people will participate in this study?
About 1,400 people will participate in this study.
How long will the study last?
This study will last approximately 3 months and if your doctor thinks it may benefit you, you may have the opportunity to participate longer.
What if I join the study and don’t want to participate anymore?
Like all clinical studies, your participation is fully voluntary. You may leave the study at any time.
What is the next step if I am interested in participating in this study?
Review the study criteria and contact the clinic nearest you to see if you qualify.