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Novel Approaches to Reducing Tobacco Related Harm

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified May 2017 by Duke University
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT02600273
First Posted: November 9, 2015
Last Update Posted: June 5, 2017
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Collaborator:
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Duke University
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to assess initial reactions to alternative nicotine/tobacco products among smokers living with HIV.

Condition Intervention
Smoking Tobacco Smoking Behavior Cigarette Smoking Other: Usual brand cigarettes Other: Lower nicotine content cigarettes Other: Electronic cigarettes 1 Other: Electronic cigarettes 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Other
Official Title: Novel Approaches to Reducing Tobacco Related Harm Among HIV-Infected Smokers

Further study details as provided by Duke University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Subjective effects, as measured by survey [ Time Frame: within 2 minutes after sampling product(s) ]
    Satisfaction, acceptability, withdrawal, craving

  • Risk perceptions, as measured by survey [ Time Frame: Before and within 2 minutes after sampling product(s) ]
    Risk perceptions of products

  • Interest and confidence in quitting, as measured by survey [ Time Frame: within 2 minutes after sampling product(s) ]
    Interest and confidence in using and purchasing the tested products in the future


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Reinforcing properties of product(s), as measured by survey [ Time Frame: within 2 minutes after sampling product(s) ]
    Behavioral economics measures (commodity purchase task & cross-price elasticity)


Estimated Enrollment: 24
Actual Study Start Date: January 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Usual brand cigarettes
During one session, participants will smoke their usual brand cigarettes
Other: Usual brand cigarettes
Usual brand cigarettes
Experimental: Lower nicotine content cigarettes
During one session, participants will smoke SPECTRUM Research Cigarettes
Other: Lower nicotine content cigarettes
SPECTRUM research cigarettes
Experimental: Electronic cigarettes 1
During one session, participants will use an electronic cigarette with 0 mg/mL nicotine e-liquid
Other: Electronic cigarettes 1
Electronic cigarette with 0 g/mL e-liquid
Experimental: Electronic cigarettes 2
During one session, participants will use an electronic cigarette with 18 mg/mL nicotine e-liquid
Other: Electronic cigarettes 2
Electronic cigarette with 18 g/mL e-liquid

Detailed Description:
Participants will sample 4 alternative nicotine/tobacco products and provide initial reactions to the products.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. HIV-infected adults age 18 and older currently receiving HIV care
  2. Self-report smoking ≥10 cigarettes/day of a brand delivering >0.5mg nicotine for >2yrs
  3. Have afternoon expired CO concentrations of ≥10ppm or morning urinary cotinine >100ng/ml (as measured with NicAlert)

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Impaired mental status as assessed by observation
  2. Acute intoxication as measured by breath alcohol level (BAL) > 0
  3. Current use of nicotine replacement or other pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation
  4. Previous use of e-cigarettes
  5. Use of other tobacco products (e.g., chew tobacco, cigars) on > 10 of the past 30 days
  6. Unstable HIV or associated comorbidities, as determined by a licensed medical professional.
  7. Pregnancy (Females testing positive for pregnancy and any participants wishing to quit immediately will be referred to community smoking cessation treatment and will be excluded from the study)
  8. Blood pressure at or above 160/100 or below 90/50
  9. Heart rate at or above 105 bpm or below 45 bpm
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02600273


Contacts
Contact: Lauren Pacek, PhD 9196845437 lauren.pacek@duke.edu

Locations
United States, North Carolina
Duke University School of Medicine Recruiting
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27707
Contact: Lauren Pacek, PhD    919-684-5437    lauren.pacek@duke.edu   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Duke University
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: F. Joseph McClernon, PhD Duke University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Duke University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02600273     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Pro00067757
5P30AI064518 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: November 5, 2015
First Posted: November 9, 2015
Last Update Posted: June 5, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nicotine
Ganglionic Stimulants
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Nicotinic Agonists
Cholinergic Agonists
Cholinergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action