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5HT3 Antagonism and Auditory Gating in Schizophrenia

This study has been completed.
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VA Office of Research and Development Identifier:
First received: July 3, 2001
Last updated: January 20, 2009
Last verified: December 2004
The target groups in this study are brain waves and neurotransmitters (chemical messengers) in the brain. Subjects with diagnosed with schizophrenia will be studied. The study will help understand more about normal brain functioning and how that functioning differs in people with schizophrenia. Another purpose of this study is to determine how the altered brain functioning in schizophrenia contributes the symptoms found in the illness.

Condition Intervention
Drug: ondansetron
Behavioral: neuropsychological testing
Drug: nicotine
Drug: haloperidol

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: 5HT3 Antagonism and Auditory Gating in Schizophrenia

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Further study details as provided by VA Office of Research and Development:

Study Start Date: June 1998
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Subjects with diagnosed with schizophrenia will be studied.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00018850

United States, Colorado
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80013
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
  More Information Identifier: NCT00018850     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MHBS-013-99F 
Study First Received: July 3, 2001
Last Updated: January 20, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by VA Office of Research and Development:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders
Haloperidol decanoate
Ganglionic Stimulants
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Nicotinic Agonists
Cholinergic Agonists
Cholinergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Gastrointestinal Agents
Antipsychotic Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Psychotropic Drugs
Dopamine Antagonists
Dopamine Agents
Anti-Dyskinesia Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Serotonin Antagonists
Serotonin Agents
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