Ph1 Marinol Interaction Study - Part 1 - 1

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified February 2007 by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Identifier:
First received: February 20, 2007
Last updated: October 25, 2007
Last verified: February 2007
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of oral dronabinol tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on withdrawal symptoms in marijuana dependent volunteers, and evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics (PK), and cardiovascular effects of the combination of oral dronabinol and smoked marijuana to determine if there are potential significant interactions before conducting outpatient studies.

Condition Intervention Phase
Marijuana Dependence
Drug: Dronabinol
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase 1, Pilot Study to Examine the Cardiovascular Effects of Smoked Marijuana, Interactions With Oral Dronabinol, and Effects of Dronabinol on Withdrawal in Marijuana Dependent Volunteers

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Cardiovascular responses

Estimated Enrollment: 6

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must be between the ages of 18 to 45 years of age
  • Must be in good general health
  • Must meet DSM-IV criteria for marijuana dependence and are non- treatment seekers at the time of study
  • Must be able to provide written informed consent
  • Must be able to provide 1 marijuana positive urine specimen (> 50 ng/mL) within the 28-day screening period
  • If female and of child bearing potential, must agree to use birth control.



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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00438139

United States, Maryland
Uniformed Services University of Health Science
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20814 4799
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Principal Investigator: Louis Cantilena, M.D. Uniformed Services University of Health Science
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00438139     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIDA-CPU-0011-1
Study First Received: February 20, 2007
Last Updated: October 25, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Marijuana Abuse
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists
Cannabinoid Receptor Modulators
Central Nervous System Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on November 25, 2015