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An Ace Inhibitor as a Treatment for Methamphetamine Dependence.

2014-08-27 03:16:09 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The primary objective is to determine the dose dependent effects of treatment with perindopril on MA-induced craving and on the reinforcing effects of MA indexed by MA self-administration.

Description

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Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)

Conditions

Methamphetamine Addiction

Intervention

Perindopril, Placebo

Location

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Houston
Texas
United States
77030

Status

Recruiting

Source

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:09-0400

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