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The purpose of this study is to test therapeutic benefits of take-home LAAM. (1) Do subjects with take-home LAAM availability show increased clinical responsibility over subjects without; (2) Do subjects with take-home LAAM attempt diversion when random recall and other diversion safeguards are used; (3) Does treatment response correlate with background or drug use variables at intake, discharge, or during treatment?
1-Year study, participant will be randomly assigned to one of two groups: One will have the opportunity to earn take-home doses by turning in a designated number of clean urines. Two will not have the opportunity to earn take-home doses. Clinic visits three times per week. Urine sample given at each visit.
Allocation: Randomized, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Friends Research Institute
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:36:46-0400
The purpose of this study is to determine the pharmacokinetics of L-alpha-acetylmethadol (LAAM) in adults transferred from methadone maintenance treatment for opiate dependence.
A 17 week, double-blind, randomized, parallel group, four arm design outpatient study comparing LAAM, buprenorphine and two dose levels of methadone for the treatment of opioid dependence.
This 18-week, randomized, double blind clinical trial provided treatment for 160 cocaine-dependent opioid addicts, aged 18-65 years. Participants were stabilized on LAAM maintenance during...
The purpose of this study is to assess the degree in which opioid-dependent outpatients discount the value of an additional maintenance dose of buprenorphine under differing states of opio...
The purpose is to validate the PRISM-5-Op as a measurement of prescription opioid substance use disorder.
The United States is in the midst of an unprecedented public health crisis, with annual morbidity and mortality data related to opioid use consistently increasing and appearing more worrisome. To miti...
Approximately 10% of the 20 million Americans who are suffering from substance use disorders are suffering from prescription opioid and heroine misuse. This has led to a rise in overdoses as well as e...
Despite the rise in opioid-related hospitalizations, there has been little research regarding opioid-related healthcare utilization. The objective of this study was to estimate the mean adjusted hospi...
POFA trial study protocol: a multicentre, double-blind, randomised, controlled clinical trial comparing opioid-free versus opioid anaesthesia on postoperative opioid-related adverse events after major or intermediate non-cardiac surgery.
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Disorders related or resulting from abuse or mis-use of opioids.
These disorders are related to both SCHIZOPHRENIA SPECTRUM AND RELATED DISORDERS and DEPRESSIVE DISORDERS in terms of symptomatology, family history, and genetics. (DSM-V) .
Disorders related to substance abuse, the side effects of a medication, toxin exposure, and ALCOHOL-RELATED DISORDERS.
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Agents that induce NARCOSIS. This term is considered outdated due to imprecision but continues to be widely used. Originally, agents that caused somnolence or induced sleep (STUPOR); now, any derivative, natural or synthetic, of OPIUM or MORPHINE or any substance that has their effects. Narcotics are potent inducers of ANALGESIA and OPIOID-RELATED DISORDERS.
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