Rapid Evaluation of Baclofen for Treatment of Cocaine Abuse/Dependence - 6
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The purpose of this study is to empirically test a series of medications to: 1) determine each medication's efficacy in treatment of cocaine abuse/dependence; 2) find most effective dose range for each medication. In this study, baclofen is tested.
Condition or disease
16-week participation plus a 2 week lead in period. Participants are assigned randomly to placebo or baclofen. Participant attend group meetings 3 x/week.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 65 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
M/F ages 18-65. cocaine dependence according to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition (DSM-IV) criteria. Self-reported use within the last 30 days. Agreeable to conditions of study and signed informed consent.
Psychiatric disorder that requires medication therapy, history of seizures, pregnant and/or nursing women, dependence on ethanol (ETOH) or benzodiazepines or other sedative-hypnotics. Acute hepatitis. Other medical conditions that deem participation to be unsafe.
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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action