Selegiline in Outpatient Treatment for Cocaine Dependence - 1

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Identifier:
First received: September 20, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: January 1996
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and clinical safety of selegiline in the treatment of cocaine dependence and to assess neurotoxicity (Magnetic Resonance Imaging, MRI) post-hoc as a possible variable for future stratification in clinical trials.

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

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Safety and Efficacy of Selegiline in Outpatient Treatment for Cocaine

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Urine toxicology for cocaine
  • Self reports of cocaine and other drug use and craving
  • Evidence of change in neurotoxicity based on choreoathetoid movement assessments

Estimated Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: January 1995

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 50 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

M/F ages 21-50. Meets DSM-IV critera for cocaine. Agreeable to conditions of study and signed informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

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

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00000336

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

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00000336     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIDA-3-0010-1, Y01-3-0010-1
Study First Received: September 20, 1999
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cocaine-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders processed this record on December 01, 2015