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The purpose of this study is to evaluate dextroamphetamine sulfate (sustained release) as an adjunct in cocaine treatment; an evaluation of the ""replacement"" strategy.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Dextroamphetamine, D-Amphetamine, Placebo
University of Texas Health Science Center
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T04:00:12-0400
The purpose of this study is to examine dextroamphetamine-cocaine behavioral intervention in cocaine dependent patients.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate results of d-amphetamine - cocaine (pharmacology) interaction study.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate dextroamphetamine sulfate (sustained release) as an adjunct in concurrent cocaine and opiate dependent patients.
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Disorders related or resulting from use of cocaine.
The d-form of AMPHETAMINE. It is a central nervous system stimulant and a sympathomimetic. It has also been used in the treatment of narcolepsy and of attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity in children. Dextroamphetamine has multiple mechanisms of action including blocking uptake of adrenergics and dopamine, stimulating release of monamines, and inhibiting monoamine oxidase. It is also a drug of abuse and a psychotomimetic.
Disorders related or resulting from use of amphetamines.
A powerful central nervous system stimulant and sympathomimetic. Amphetamine has multiple mechanisms of action including blocking uptake of adrenergics and dopamine, stimulation of release of monamines, and inhibiting monoamine oxidase. Amphetamine is also a drug of abuse and a psychotomimetic. The l- and the d,l-forms are included here. The l-form has less central nervous system activity but stronger cardiovascular effects. The d-form is DEXTROAMPHETAMINE.
Tricyclic anorexigenic agent unrelated to and less toxic than AMPHETAMINE, but with some similar side effects. It inhibits uptake of catecholamines and blocks the binding of cocaine to the dopamine uptake transporter.
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