A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Modafinil for Methamphetamine Dependence
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01354470
: May 17, 2011
Last Update Posted
: July 2, 2013
California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gantt Galloway, PharmD, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute
The proposed study will establish the safety and efficacy of modafinil in the treatment of methamphetamine dependence, as well as assess the affects of modafinil on cognitive function in methamphetamine users and on methamphetamine withdrawal symptoms. In this outpatient trial, methamphetamine- dependent, treatment-seeking subjects will receive modafinil or placebo daily for four weeks, along with weekly Motivational Enhancement Therapy sessions. This study will be conducted at the Addiction & Pharmacology Laboratory in San Francisco, CA, and at the New Leaf Treatment Center in Lafayette, CA, and is expected to last one year.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 50 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Age between 18 and 50 years
Patient is agreeable to conditions of study and signs consent form