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Abuse Potential of Single Doses of Lorcaserin in Healthy Recreational Polydrug Users

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00828659
First Posted: January 26, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2009
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Information provided by:
Arena Pharmaceuticals
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the abuse potential of lorcaserin in healthy recreational polydrug users.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug Abuse Healthy Drug: Placebo Drug: Active Comparator #1 Drug: Active Comparator #2 Drug: Active Comparator #3 Drug: Lorcaserin Dose #1 Drug: Lorcaserin Dose #2 Drug: Lorcaserin Dose #3 Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, Placebo- and Active-Controlled Crossover Study to Evaluate the Abuse Potential of Single Doses of Lorcaserin in Healthy Recreational Polydrug Users

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Further study details as provided by Arena Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the abuse potential of lorcaserin

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the safety and tolerability of lorcaserin

Estimated Enrollment: 35
Study Start Date: December 2008
Study Completion Date: April 2009
Primary Completion Date: April 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo
Active Comparator: Active Comparator #1 Drug: Active Comparator #1
Active Comparator: Active Comparator #2 Drug: Active Comparator #2
Active Comparator: Active Comparator #3 Drug: Active Comparator #3
Experimental: Lorcaserin Dose #1 Drug: Lorcaserin Dose #1
Experimental: Lorcaserin Dose #2 Drug: Lorcaserin Dose #2
Experimental: Lorcaserin Dose #3 Drug: Lorcaserin Dose #3

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

INCLUSION CRITERIA

  1. Healthy male or female subjects 18 to 55 years of age, inclusive.
  2. Body mass index (BMI) within the range of 18 to 33 kg/m2, inclusive, and a minimum weight of at least 50 kg at Screening.
  3. Free from any clinically significant medical or psychiatric abnormality
  4. Recreational polydrug user with a history of psychedelic and depressant drug use,and at least one occasion of use in the past 3 months.
  5. Female subjects must have a negative serum pregnancy test at Screening and urine pregnancy test at each admission.
  6. Female subjects of childbearing potential must be practising abstinence or using and willing to continue using a medically acceptable form of birth control for at least 1 month after the last study drug administration. Male subjects who have female partners of childbearing potential must ensure that their partner use an acceptable method of contraception.
  7. Willingness to take a drug that might alter perception in a controlled setting.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA

A subject will not be considered eligible to participate in this study, if any one of the following exclusion criteria is satisfied:

  1. A history or presence of drug or alcohol dependence (excluding nicotine and caffeine).
  2. Use of non-prescription, prescription medication or natural health products (except acetaminophen, vitamin or mineral supplements, acceptable forms of birth control, and hormone replacement) within 7 days prior to first drug administration in the qualification phase and throughout the study.
  3. Use of SSRIs (e.g. fluoxetine, paroxetine, citalopram) within 14 days prior to first drug administration in the qualification phase and throughout the study.
  4. History of allergy or hypersensitivity to the study drugs
  5. Female subjects who are currently pregnant or lactating or who are planning to become pregnant within 30 days of last study drug administration
  6. Treatment with any investigational drug within 30 days prior to first drug administration during the qualification phase.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00828659


Locations
Canada, Ontario
Kendle Early Phase, Toronto
Tronto, Ontario, Canada, M5V 2T3
Sponsors and Collaborators
Arena Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Christen Anderson, MD, PhD, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00828659     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: APD356-013
First Submitted: January 22, 2009
First Posted: January 26, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2009
Last Verified: July 2009

Keywords provided by Arena Pharmaceuticals:
Abuse potential

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders