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Study Comparing Liquid and Tablet Buprenorphine Formulations - 5

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00000302
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 21, 1999
Last Update Posted : November 7, 2005
Information provided by:
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to compare liquid and tablet buprenorphine formulations.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Heroin Dependence Drug: Buprenorphine Phase 3

Detailed Description:
Participants were inducted on either liquid or tablet buprenorphine, in a double-blind, double-dummy manner. They each reached a steady state by the second week, and were scheduled to have blood draws in weeks 3, 4, 7, 8, 11, 12, 15, and 16.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 0 participants
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Expanded Steady-State Pharmacokinetic Study, Comparing Liquid and Tablet Buprenorphine Formulations

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MedlinePlus related topics: Heroin

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Drug use
  2. Retention
  3. Drug craving

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

M/F ages 21-50. Opiate dependence according to DSM-IV criteria. Currently enrolled in the outpatient protocol comparing liquid and tablet formulations of Buprenorphine. Agreeable to conditions of study and signed informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

Psychiatric disorder that requires medication therapy. History of seizures. Pregnant and/or nursing women. Dependence on ETOH or benzodiazepines or other sedative-hypnotics. Acute hepatitis. Other medical conditions that deem participation to be unsafe.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00000302

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United States, California
Friends Research Institute
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90025
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
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Principal Investigator: Walter Ling, M.D. Friends Research Institute, Inc.

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00000302     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIDA-09260-5
First Posted: September 21, 1999    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 7, 2005
Last Verified: December 2002

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Heroin Dependence
Opioid-Related Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders
Analgesics, Opioid
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Narcotic Antagonists