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The Effects of Mirtazapine Versus Placebo on Alcohol Consumption in Male Alcohol High Consumers

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00874003
First Posted: April 2, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 2, 2009
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Information provided by:
Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
April 1, 2009
April 2, 2009
April 2, 2009
April 2004
July 2006   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Alcohol consumption measured by alcohol diary (units/week).
Same as current
No Changes Posted
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The Effects of Mirtazapine Versus Placebo on Alcohol Consumption in Male Alcohol High Consumers
The Effects of Mirtazapine vs Placebo on Alcohol Consumption in Male Alcohol High Consumers; a Randomized Controlled Trial
The purpose of this study is to study the effects of 8 weeks of treatment with mirtazapine on alcohol consumption in alcohol high consuming men. This study is a randomized, double-blind placebo controlled clinical trial with parallel group design(N=59).
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Interventional
Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug: mirtazapine
    oral tablet, 30 mg daily
  • Drug: placebo
    oral tablet, 1 daily
  • Experimental: mirtazapine, tablet, 30 mg
    n=29
    Intervention: Drug: mirtazapine
  • Placebo Comparator: sugar pill
    n=30
    Intervention: Drug: placebo
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Completed
59
February 2009
July 2006   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18-65 years of age
  • male sex
  • alcohol high consumption
  • signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • psychiatric disorders (except nicotine and alcohol dependence)
  • severe somatic disorders
  • inadequate knowledge of the Swedish language
Sexes Eligible for Study: Male
18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Sweden
 
 
NCT00874003
GOTABU-BO1
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Bo Söderpalm/ MD, PhD, sponsor, Addiction Biology Unit, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
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Study Director: Andrea deBejczy, MD Addiction Biology Unit
Principal Investigator: Bo Söderpalm, MD, PhD Addiction Biology Unit
Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
March 2009

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