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

This study has been completed.
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Indivior Inc. Identifier:
First received: September 19, 2008
Last updated: April 14, 2011
Last verified: September 2008
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.

Drug Addiction

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Out of Care Patient Survey

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Further study details as provided by Indivior Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 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. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • This survey will provide data on patients in regards to their own experience in drug addiction. [ Time Frame: Not Applicable, cross-sectional description. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: June 2006
Study Completion Date: December 2006
Primary Completion Date: December 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Wave 1
Wave 2

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

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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.
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Responsible Party: Head, Clinical Trials Registry & Results Disclosure Group, Schering-Plough Identifier: NCT00756353     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P04933 
Study First Received: September 19, 2008
Last Updated: April 14, 2011
Health Authority: France: Not Applicable

Keywords provided by Indivior Inc.:
Buprenorphine use

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