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A Study of Quetiapine and Mirtazapine for the Treatment of Alcohol Dependency

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01165541
First Posted: July 20, 2010
Last Update Posted: March 31, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Results First Submitted: December 19, 2013  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized;   Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Alcohol Dependence
Interventions: Drug: Mirtazapine
Drug: Quetiapine fumarate extended release (Quetiapine XR)

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
Key information relevant to the recruitment process for the overall study, such as dates of the recruitment period and locations
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Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Entire Study Population Quetiapine fumarate extended release (Quetiapine XR): Quetiapine fumarate extended release 50-400mg/d first for 7 weeks; then Quetiapine XR plus mirtazapine: Quetiapine fumarate extended release (50-400mg) plus mirtazapine (7.5-45mg) for 7 weeks.

Participant Flow for 2 periods

Period 1:   Quetiapine XR Monotherapy
    Entire Study Population
STARTED   20 
COMPLETED   16 
NOT COMPLETED   4 

Period 2:   Quetiapine XR and Mirtazepine
    Entire Study Population
STARTED   16 
COMPLETED   11 
NOT COMPLETED   5 



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Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.
Entire study population

Reporting Groups
  Description
Entire Study Population Quetiapine fumarate extended release (Quetiapine XR): Quetiapine fumarate extended release 50-400mg/d first for 7 weeks; then Quetiapine XR and mirtazapine: Quetiapine fumarate extended release (50-400mg) and mirtazapine (7.5-45mg) for 7 weeks.

Baseline Measures
   Entire Study Population 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 20 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 48.1  (10.1) 
Age 
[Units: Participants]
 
<=18 years   0 
Between 18 and 65 years   20 
>=65 years   0 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
 
Female   6 
Male   14 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
 
United States   20 


  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Number of Very Heavy Drinking Days Per Week   [ Time Frame: 14 Weeks ]


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


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Mary Brunette, MD
Organization: Geisel School of Medicine At Dartmouth
phone: 603-271-7642
e-mail: mary.brunette@dartmouth.edu



Responsible Party: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01165541     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: QM1
First Submitted: July 16, 2010
First Posted: July 20, 2010
Results First Submitted: December 19, 2013
Results First Posted: March 31, 2014
Last Update Posted: March 31, 2014