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Open-Label Disulfiram for Methamphetamine Dependence

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Arkansas Identifier:
First received: August 6, 2008
Last updated: January 20, 2012
Last verified: January 2012
Results First Received: November 2, 2011  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Methamphetamine Dependence
Intervention: Drug: Disulfiram

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
Disulfiram Disulfiram at 250 mg daily

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
Withdrawal by Subject                10 

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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
Disulfiram Disulfiram at 250 mg daily

Baseline Measures
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
[Units: Participants]
<=18 years   0 
Between 18 and 65 years   15 
>=65 years   0 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 35.93  (9.29) 
[Units: Participants]
Female   5 
Male   10 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
United States   15 

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1.  Primary:   Side Effects Checklist   [ Time Frame: Weekly for six weeks ]

2.  Secondary:   Proportion of Amphetamine-positive Urine Samples   [ Time Frame: thrice weekly for 6 weeks ]

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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
Large dropout so few participants had data throughout the trial. No control group so cannot determine whether side effects were related to disulfiram or an artifact of participation.

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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Dr. Alison Oliveto
Organization: UAMS
phone: 501-526-8441

Responsible Party: University of Arkansas Identifier: NCT00731133     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 5-P50-DA018197-105242
5P50DA018197 ( US NIH Grant/Contract Award Number )
Study First Received: August 6, 2008
Results First Received: November 2, 2011
Last Updated: January 20, 2012