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The aim of the present clinical trial is to investigate whether 14 weeks of treatment with a prescription medication for smoking cessation (European trade name: Champix(R); US trade name: Chantix(R)), can reduce alcohol consumption in alcohol dependent individuals.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
varenicline (Champix/Chantix), placebo for varenicline
Addiction Biology Unit, Beroendekliniken, University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:24:13-0400
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