Rapid Opiate Detoxification and Naltrexone Induction Using Buprenorphine - 2

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 21, 1999
Last Update Posted : January 29, 2016
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Walter Ling, University of California, Los Angeles

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to develop a clinical protocol to detoxify patients from opiates to naltrexone using buprenorphine and to develop pilot data for a grant application for a controlled study of the efficacy of the new clinical protocol for outpatients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Opioid-Related Disorders Drug: Buprenorphine Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 12 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Rapid Opiate Detoxification & Naltrexone Induction Using Bup.
Study Start Date : October 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: buprenorphine
depot buprenorphine
Drug: Buprenorphine
Experimental: buprenorphine and ultra-low dose naloxone
depot buprenorphine and naloxone
Drug: Buprenorphine

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Opiate craving [ Time Frame: 10 test days ]
    opiate craving is measured on each test day.

  2. Opiate withdrawal symptoms [ Time Frame: 10 test days ]
    opiate withdrawal symptoms are documented for each test day

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Males/Females, ages 21-50. Opiate dependence according to DSM-IV criteria. Self-reported use within the last 30 days. Agreeable to conditions of study and signed informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

psychiatric disorder that requires medication therapy. History of seizures. Pregnant and/or nursing women. Dependent on etoh or benzodiazepines or other sedative-hypnotics. Acute hepatitis. Other medical conditions that deem participation to be unsafe.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00000299

United States, California
Friends Research Institute
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90025
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, Los Angeles
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Principal Investigator: Walter Ling, M.D. Friends Research Institute, Inc.

Responsible Party: Walter Ling, PI, University of California, Los Angeles Identifier: NCT00000299     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIDA-09260-2
P50DA009260 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: September 21, 1999    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 29, 2016
Last Verified: January 2016

Keywords provided by Walter Ling, University of California, Los Angeles:
Opioid-Related Disorders

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Opioid-Related Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders
Analgesics, Opioid
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Narcotic Antagonists