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Alcohol Dependence Clinical Trials

A listing of Alcohol Dependence medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (14) clinical trials

Structured Discontinuation vs Continued Therapy in Suboptimal and Optimal Responders to High-dose Long-term Opioids for Chronic Pain

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect on pain intensity (PI) of structured discontinuation of long-term opioid analgesic therapy compared to continuation of opioid therapy in Suboptimal and Optimal Responders to high-dose, long-term opioid analgesic therapy for chronic low back pain (CLBP).


Antabuse in Severe Alcoholism: an Open Controlled Study

Newly detoxified alcoholics (N=60) are randomised to either antabuse (disulfiram) treatment or the control group for a total of 6 months.All patients will receive cognitive behavioural treatment in groups. The hypothesis to be tested is that more of the patients who receive antabuse (disulfiram) will be alcohol free during the ...


Remifentanil for Preventing Propofol Injection Pain in Elderly Patients

Elderly patients show different pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic variables and usually need smaller doses of anesthetic drugs than younger patients. The purpose of this study was to investigate the optimal effect-site concentration of remifentanil for preventing injection pain during propofol induction in elderly patients by the Dixon's up-and-down method.


A Controlled Trial of Topiramate Treatment for Alcohol Dependence in Veterans With PTSD

The goal of this project is to improve the treatment of veterans with co-occurring alcohol dependence and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The PI and co-investigators will conduct a controlled clinical trial of topiramate for the treatment of these co-occurring disorders.


Safety of Acamprosate for Alcohol Dependence in the Elderly: An Open-Label Study (SAFADIE)

STUDY DESIGN: This trial will be conducted as an open-label, fixed dose design for safety of Acamprosate in the elderly. Subjects will receive Acamprosate for 12 weeks. The schedule of visits will include screening, baseline and three monthly follow-up visits at days 30, 60 and 90. We will recruit 25 ...


Assessment of Valproate on Ethanol Withdrawal

Alcohol use disorder is a common comorbidity among trauma patients. This pre-existing condition is associated with Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (AWS) and frequently complicates the management of this patient population. Current treatment and/or prevention of AWS includes the administration of sedatives (benzodiazepines [BZD]) in response to the manifestation AWS symptoms. This ...


Buprenorphine to Improve HIV Care Engagement and Outcomes (BRAVO)

The purpose of this study is to compare two models of substance abuse treatment in Vietnam, and how they each affect HIV care. In Vietnam, the current model for treating people with HIV who are also dependent on opioids is to refer them to methadone maintenance treatment centers. The new ...


A Randomized Double-Blind Controlled Trial of Creatine in Female Methamphetamine Users

Methamphetamine (MA) addiction is a public health concern that causes substantial harm to individual users, and imposes an economic burden in the U.S. totaling up to $48.3 billion annually. This study proposes to address a critical aspect of this problem: the lack of any proven, FDA-approved pharmacological treatments for MA ...


Effect of N-acetylcysteine on Alcohol and Cocaine Use Disorders: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial.

N-acetylcysteine acts replenishing the human body glutathione storages. Glutathione is an important antioxidant agent, and also modulates the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) glutamatergic receptor. Glutamate has been associated with the neuroadaptation related to substance use disorders, and thus it is considered a potential target for pharmacological interventions regarding these disorders. N-acetylcysteine also ...


Treatment for Alcohol Dependence With Gabapentin

The study will be conducted on patients with alcohol dependence admitted or coming to the out patient department. The enrolled subjects will be divided into two groups randomly using computer generated randomization system. Informed consent shall be taken from the patient/nearest relative of the patient for enrollment in the trial. ...