An Study of Aripiprazole in the Treatment of Methamphetamine Dependence

This study has been terminated.
(Aripiprazole arm had obvious adverse reactions,especially akathisia.)
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Wei Hao, Central South University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01813656
First received: November 28, 2012
Last updated: March 27, 2013
Last verified: March 2013
  Purpose

Methamphetamine substance use is common worldwide. No approved pharmacologic treatments for methamphetamine dependence exist. Aripiprazole are Second generation antipsychotics,but have different pharmacological effects of neurotransmitters.To determine whether mirtazapine would reduce methamphetamine use among mehtamphetamine addicts.


Condition Intervention Phase
Methamphetamine Dependence
Drug: Aripiprazole
Drug: placebo
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multiple-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind Study of Aripiprazole for Treatment of Methamphetamine Dependence

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Central South University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • abstinent time of Methamphetamine addict [ Time Frame: up to 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    methamphetamine-positive urine test results,self-reports of substance use


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • number of Participants with Adverse Events as a Measure of Safety and Tolerability [ Time Frame: up to 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    use Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale ,Simpson-Angus Scale and Barnes akathisia Scale


Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: September 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Aripiprazole
Aripiprazole arm,5mg/pill,10mg/day.last12weeks.
Drug: Aripiprazole
Aripiprazole group,5mg/pill,10mg/day non-forced titration method,last 12weeks
Other Name: Aopai H20041507
Placebo Comparator: Sugar pill
placebo arm,5mg/pill,10mg/day,last12weeks
Drug: placebo
placebo group,5mg/pill,10mg/day non-forced titration method,last 12 weeks
Other Name: placebo

Detailed Description:

Methods:A Multiple-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients,Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 4thed. (DSM-IV) criteria for Methamphetamine dependence.
  2. Must sign a Information consent form.
  3. Required to provide detailed address and phone number

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Serious organic disease.
  2. Suicide ideation or hurt others.
  3. Taking antipsychotic within two weeks before.
  4. drug allergy to Risperidone or Aripiprazole.
  5. pregnancy and breastfeeding women.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01813656

Locations
China, Hunan
The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central University
Changsha, Hunan, China, 410011
Sponsors and Collaborators
Wei Hao
Investigators
Study Director: Wei Hao, MD., Ph.D. Central South University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Wei Hao, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Cental South University, Central South University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01813656     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 100000-068942
Study First Received: November 28, 2012
Last Updated: March 27, 2013
Health Authority: China: Ethics Committee
China: National Natural Science Foundation
United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Central South University:
Methamphetamine-Associated Psychosis
Aripiprazole

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Methamphetamine
Aripiprazole
Sympathomimetics
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Central Nervous System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Adrenergic Agents
Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Antipsychotic Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Psychotropic Drugs

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 20, 2014