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Opioid Maintenance Medications Comparison Study

This study has been completed.
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First received: June 26, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: March 2006
History: No changes posted
A 17 week, double-blind, randomized, parallel group, four arm design outpatient study comparing LAAM, buprenorphine and two dose levels of methadone for the treatment of opioid dependence.

Condition Intervention Phase
Opioid Dependence Drug: LAAM. buprenorphine and methadone Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Johns Hopkins University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Study retention
  • Drug use

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety

Estimated Enrollment: 220
Study Start Date: January 1996
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 1998

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


  • age 21 to 55 years
  • diagnosis of opioid dependence by criteria of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition (DSM-IV)
  • evidence of recent opioid use on toxicologic screening


  • serious medical or psychiatric illness requiring long-term medication
  • positive pregnancy test
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00344812

United States, Maryland
Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit; Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21224
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
Principal Investigator: Rolley E Johnson, PharmD Johns Hopkins University
  More Information

Publications: Identifier: NCT00344812     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BPR-95-07-24-03
Study First Received: June 26, 2006
Last Updated: June 26, 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Analgesics, Opioid
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Narcotic Antagonists
Antitussive Agents
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