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High Dose Nimodipine Treatment Adjunct - 1

This study has been completed.
Washington D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Information provided by:
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Identifier:
First received: September 20, 1999
Last updated: February 23, 2017
Last verified: December 2002
The purpose of this study is to determine if nimodipine is more effective than placebo in reducing stimulated craving for cocaine in cocaine dependent individuals denied access to cocaine in inpatient unit.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cocaine-Related Disorders Drug: Nimodipine Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: High Dose Nimodipine Pharmacotherapy Adjunct

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Further study details as provided by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Stimulated and non-stimulated craving
  • Stimulated and non-stimulated withdrawal
  • Anxiety, depression
  • Heart rate

Estimated Enrollment: 0
Actual Study Start Date: May 1998
Study Completion Date: April 2000
Primary Completion Date: January 2000 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   22 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00000332

United States, District of Columbia
Washington DC VA
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20422
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Washington D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Steven Deutsch, M.D. Washington D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  More Information Identifier: NCT00000332     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIDA-3-0009-1
Study First Received: September 20, 1999
Last Updated: February 23, 2017

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cocaine-Related Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders
Antihypertensive Agents
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Vasodilator Agents processed this record on June 22, 2017