Last updated on March 2019

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Patients With Opioid Use Disorders


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Heroin Addiction | Transcranial magnetic stimulation
  • Age: Between 20 - 65 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Signed informed consent by patient or legal representative.
  2. Male or female patient aged 20 and 65 years.
  3. A diagnosis of OUD according to DSM criteria made by a specialist in psychiatry.
  4. Patient or a reliable caregiver can be expected to ensure acceptable compliance and visit attendance for the duration of the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Women of childbearing potential, not using adequate contraception as per investigator judgment or not willing to comply with contraception for the duration of the study.
  2. Females who are pregnant or lactation.
  3. Other major Axis-I DSM-IV diagnosis other than opioid use disorder or amphetamine use disorder, except for tobacco use disorder.
  4. Current evidence of an uncontrolled and/or clinically significant medical condition, e.g.,cardiac, hepatic and renal failure that would compromise patient safety or preclude study participation.
  5. History of seizure or epilepsy.
  6. History of neurological diseases or traumatic brain injury.
  7. Suicidal attempts or risks during screen or study period.
  8. Presence of devices, e.g. pace-makers, cochlear prosthesis, neuro-stimulators, magnetic cochlear prosthesis, intraocular metallic fragments.
  9. Patient has received electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) within 4 weeks prior to the first intervention of the double-blinded treatment.

Recruitment Status: Open


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