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The purpose of this study is to evaluate modafinil, a cocaine treatment medication, and its interactions with intravenous (IV) cocaine.
Placebo-controlled, escalating dose drug interaction study using a total of 12 cocaine users at a single site. Study duration will include four infusion sessions: 1) screening/baseline; 2) baseline; 3) 400mg/day steady-state modafinil; 4) 800 mg/day steady state modafinil. Infusion session will be 2 days in duration.
Control: Dose Comparison, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Medical University of South Carolina
Active, not recruiting
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:55:07-0400
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