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Piracetam for Treatment of Cocaine Addiction - 3

This study has been completed.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kyle Kampman, University of Pennsylvania Identifier:
First received: September 20, 1999
Last updated: October 5, 2015
Last verified: December 2013
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of IV cocaine administration in cocaine dependent subjects maintained on piracetam while they are residing in an inpatient addictions treatment research unit and to subsequently follow these patients in an eight week open label assessment of piracetam in an outpatient treatment program.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cocaine-Related Disorders
Drug: Piracetam
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Piracetam for Treatment of Cocaine Addiction

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Further study details as provided by Kyle Kampman, University of Pennsylvania:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pulse, blood pressure
  • Adverse effects
  • High, anxiety, withdrawal

Estimated Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: October 1996
Study Completion Date: October 1997
Primary Completion Date: October 1997 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00000198

United States, Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104 6178
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Pennsylvania
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Principal Investigator: Kyle Kampman, M.D. University of Pennsylvania
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Responsible Party: Kyle Kampman, Principal Investigator, University of Pennsylvania Identifier: NCT00000198     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIDA-00238-3
K20DA000238 ( US NIH Grant/Contract Award Number )
Study First Received: September 20, 1999
Last Updated: October 5, 2015

Keywords provided by Kyle Kampman, University of Pennsylvania:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cocaine-Related Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders
Anesthetics, Local
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Vasoconstrictor Agents
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents processed this record on May 25, 2017