Antiglutamate Anticonvulsants in the Treatment of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
St. Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University Identifier:
First received: October 17, 2005
Last updated: October 17, 2006
Last verified: October 2005
The study is aimed to evaluate the efficacy of antiglutamate anticonvulsants (topiramate, lamotrigine, and memantine) in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome

Condition Intervention
Drug: Anticonvulsants

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by St. Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University:


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

Alcohol dependence Alcohol withdrawal syndrome

Exclusion Criteria:

Drug dependence Major psychiatric diagnoses Severe somatic illness

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00241995

Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University
Principal Investigator: Evgeny M Krupitsky, MD, PhD St. Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00241995     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RCT-RCT_LOND_GAT_AWS_2003 
Study First Received: October 17, 2005
Last Updated: October 17, 2006
Health Authority: Russia: Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Central Nervous System Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on February 08, 2016