Do Treatments for Smoking Cessation Affect Alcohol Drinking?
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00580645|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 27, 2007
Results First Posted : February 7, 2018
Last Update Posted : February 7, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of smoking cessation medications on alcohol drinking. Effect of 2mg/day, 1mg/day, placebo varenicline was evaluated.
Following 7 days of medication pre-treatment to achieve steady state levels, participants complete a laboratory session assessing alcohol self-administration behavior.
Study enrolls heavy drinking smokers (not tested under nicotine deprivation), non-daily smokers, and nonsmokers. Volunteers are administered either varenicline (Chantix) or placebo.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Alcohol Drinking||Drug: varenicline Drug: placebo||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Do Treatments for Smoking Cessation Affect Alcohol Drinking?|
|Actual Study Start Date :||April 2007|
|Primary Completion Date :||November 2016|
|Study Completion Date :||November 2016|
varenicline 1mg/day or 2mg/day
2mg/day or 1mg/day with 1-week medication lead-in period.
Other Name: Chantix
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
- Number of Drinks Consumed [ Time Frame: 2 hour ad-lib drinking period, during the laboratory session (Day 8) ]number of drinks consumed during hour 1 and hour 2 of the 120 minute alcohol self-administration session
- Alcohol Craving [ Time Frame: during laboratory session (Day 8) at baseline ]alcohol craving during the alcohol priming dose period using a visual analog scale of alcohol craving (1-100; higher scores = higher craving)
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00580645
|United States, Connecticut|
|Yale Center for Clinical Investigation and Yale Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory|
|New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06519|
|Principal Investigator:||Sherry A McKee, PhD||Yale University|