Efficacy of Naltrexone Treatment as Augmentation to SSRI in OCD Patients

This study has been completed.
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Sheba Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: October 6, 2005
Last updated: January 28, 2008
Last verified: January 2008
Assessing the efficacy of Naltrexone as augmentation to SSRI in patients with OCD

Condition Intervention
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Drug: Naltrexone

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind

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Further study details as provided by Sheba Medical Center:

Study Start Date: January 2002
Study Completion Date: December 2004
Primary Completion Date: December 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of OCD
  • Treatment with SSRI for at least 10 weeks with no response

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Suffering from any medical condition
  • treatment with opiates
  • chronic use of drugs
  • Hepatitis or other liver related diseases
  • Incapability to sign an informed consent
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00234689

Chaim Sheba Medical Center
Ramat-Gan, Israel, 52621
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Joseph Zohar, MD Tel Aviv University
Study Chair: Revital Amiaz, MD Tel Aviv University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Prof. Joseph Zohar, Chaim Sheba Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00234689     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-99-1897-JZ-CTIL 
Study First Received: October 6, 2005
Last Updated: January 28, 2008
Health Authority: Israel: Israeli Health Ministry Pharmaceutical Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Compulsive Behavior
Compulsive Personality Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Anxiety Disorders
Impulsive Behavior
Mental Disorders
Personality Disorders
Narcotic Antagonists
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents

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