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Therapeutic Areas: Cardiology/Vascular Diseases | Psychiatry/Psychology | Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases
Disease Category: Smoking Cessation
Location: United States, GA
Break the Habit! If you need help to quit smoking you may be interested in this trial. This study uses an investigational medication for smoking cessation.
If you are ready to quit smoking you may be interested in a research study which is being conducted to evaluate the use of the drugs varenicline and buproprion as aids to smoking cessation. To help you quit, smoking cessation counseling sessions will be included as part of the study. Qualified individuals will receive varenicline, bupropion, transdermal nicotine patch or placebo (an inactive substance that looks like the study drug). After 12 weeks of treatment, there is an additional 12 week non-treatment follow-up phase. Smoking cessation counseling and all study-related medical care will be provided at no cost. Study involved 7 office visits and 9 follow up phone calls.
Patient Inclusion Criteria:
- Male or female cigarette smokers, 18- 75 years, motivated to stop smoking and considered suitable for a smoking cessation attempt. Smoked an average of at least 10 cigarettes per day during past year and during the month prior to the screening visit, and exhaled carbon monoxide (CO) >10 ppm at screening. For Neuropsychiatric cohort- subjects must have proper diagnosis as outlined in protocol.
Patient Exclusion Criteria:
- Subjects with a past or current diagnosis of one of the following disorders: Psychotic Disorders: Schizophreniform Delusional Disorder Psychotic Disorder NOS b. All Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders c. All Substance Induced Disorders (Other than nicotine)
Karen Hickson, Director of Business Development
Clinical Research Atlanta
175 Country Club Drive, Suite 100A
Stockbridge, GA 30281
Research Center Information: Clinical Research Atlanta
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