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PF-04457845 has been shown to temporarily decrease the dream (REM) period of sleep in rats, which suggests that PF-04457845 is active in rat's brains. This study is designed to see whether this is also the case in man.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics/Dynamics Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Basic Science
PF-04457845 / matched placebo, PF-04457845 / matched placebo
Pfizer Investigational Site
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:59-0400
PF-04457845 has been shown to temporarily decrease the dream (REM) period of sleep in rats, which suggests that PF-04457845 is active in rat's brains. This study is designed to see whether...
The purpose of this study is to estimate the bioavailability of PF-04457845 tablets relative to solution and evaluate the effect of food (fasted vs. high fat meal) on the pharmacokinetics ...
The effects of PF-04457845 (4 mg QD) will be studied in treatment-seeking subjects with a cannabis use disorder (n= 260) in a placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized, multicenter, 8-w...
Inactivation of the FAAH (Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase) enzyme has been shown to relieve pain and inflammation in animal studies. PF-04457845 has been shown to inactivate the FAAH enzyme in ...
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A type of analysis in which subjects in a study group and a comparison group are made comparable with respect to extraneous factors by individually pairing study subjects with the comparison group subjects (e.g., age-matched controls).
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.
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