Survey of Buprenorphine Use Among "Out of Care" Population in France (P04933)(COMPLETED)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 22, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 15, 2011
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Indivior Inc.

Brief Summary:
This study was a survey of drug users who obtain buprenorphine from the black market and have used buprenorphine during the last month. Subjects were surveyed at various locations (streets, railway stations, etc.) with a few simple questions in order to describe the use of buprenorphine in this "out of care" population.

Condition or disease
Drug Addiction

Detailed Description:
Participants were found from various places and using a "snow ball" technique.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 600 participants
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Out of Care Patient Survey
Study Start Date : June 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2006

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Wave 1
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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The objective of this survey is to describe quantitatively and qualitatively, the use of buprenorphine in the population who obtain buprenorphine only on black market or both on black market and in pharmacy. [ Time Frame: Not Applicable, cross-sectional description. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. This survey will provide data on patients in regards to their own experience in drug addiction. [ Time Frame: Not Applicable, cross-sectional description. ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The population in this survey includes drug users who are in the "out of care" population, found in various places (streets, railway stations) and via the "snow ball" technique.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Drug users who have obtained buprenorphine only on the black market or both on black market and in pharmacy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have obtained buprenorphine only from the pharmacy.

Responsible Party: Head, Clinical Trials Registry & Results Disclosure Group, Schering-Plough Identifier: NCT00756353     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P04933
First Posted: September 22, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 15, 2011
Last Verified: September 2008

Keywords provided by Indivior Inc.:
Buprenorphine use

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders
Analgesics, Opioid
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Narcotic Antagonists