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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.
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Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:09-0400
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