Frequently asked questions
What is the purpose of a 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 United States-based clinical trials must conform to strict rules set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These rules help protect the rights and safety of those who volunteer to take part in clinical trials.
Who is conducting this study?
The study is being conducted on behalf of Biohaven Pharmaceuticals by multiple sites (research clinics or hospitals) across the United States 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.
I'm not sure if I have OCD, can I still participate?
If you think you have OCD, a clinician will evaluate if you are eligible.
How many people will participate in this study?
About 2,000 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.