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Topiramate for Hospitalized Patients With Alcoholism: a 12-week Study

2010-07-15 17:00:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

12-week, open-label study of topiramate in hospitalized patients with alcoholism

Study Design

Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Alcohol Dependence

Intervention

Topiramate

Location

Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital
Muang
Chiang Mai
Thailand
50200

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Chiang Mai University

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400

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