Linking Hospitalized Injection Drug Users to Buprenorphine
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00987961|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 1, 2009
Last Update Posted : November 11, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Opiate Dependence||Behavioral: Linkage||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||147 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Linking Hospitalized Injection Drug Users to Buprenorphine|
|Study Start Date :||September 2009|
|Primary Completion Date :||March 2014|
|Study Completion Date :||September 2015|
No Intervention: Treatment as usual
Participants in this arm will receive the standard detox treatment for individuals hospitalized with opioid dependence.
Participants in this arm will receive a maintenance schedule of Suboxone during their hospital stay, and an appointment with an outpatient Suboxone provider for after their discharge.
This intervention provides an outpatient appointment with a Suboxone provider for medically hospitalized opioid-dependent patients to attend post-discharge.
- opioid use [ Time Frame: baseline, 1-month, 3-months, 6-months ]
- HIV risk behavior [ Time Frame: baseline, 1-month, 3-months, 6-months ]
- reduction in injection-related medical conditions [ Time Frame: baseline, 1-month, 3-months, 6-months ]
- reduction in emergency department and hospital utilization [ Time Frame: baseline, 1-month, 3-months, 6-months ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00987961
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Boston Medical Center|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02118|
|Principal Investigator:||Michael D Stein, MD||Butler Hospital|