Tiagabine for the Treatment of Cocaine Dependence - 1
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The purpose of this study is to assess tiagabine for the treatment of cocaine dependence.
Condition or disease
To assess the efficacy and safety of tiagabine in reducing cocaine use in subjects with cocaine dependence. It is hypothesized that tiagabine treatment, compared to placebo, will be associated with fewer days of cocaine use as assessed by self-report confirmed with urine assays for benzoylecgonine (BE). This is a double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group design study, in which, after screening and a 2-week baseline assessment period, subjects will be equally randomly assigned to 1 of 2 treatment groups, tiagabine or matched placebo.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 99 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Must be at least 18 years of age and be seeking treatment for cocaine dependence. Have the ability to understand, and having understood, provide written informed consent. If female, agree to use a method of birth control as indicated by the clinician. Please contact the participating site in your area for more information.
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Keywords provided by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA):
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action