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Alcohol Use Disorder Clinical Trials

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

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Found (52) clinical trials

Testing Doxazosin to Treat Stress Mechanisms in Alcoholism

OBJECTIVES To translate the preclinical evidence from animal models to stress-induced relapse in humans via direct pharmacological antagonism of the noradrenergic system in abstinent alcoholics with doxazosin, an alpha1 noradrenergic receptor blocker. To screen the efficacy of doxazosin to target stress-related relapse mechanisms in abstinent alcoholics as a cost-effective first ...

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Imaging GABAergic/Glutamatergic Drugs in Bipolar Alcoholics Alcoholics

Bipolar disorder (BD) is the Axis I psychiatric condition most strongly associated with substance use disorder (SUD); diagnostic co-occurrence is particularly high between BD and alcohol use disorder (AUD). Individuals with co-occurring SUD and BD (SUD+BD) have substantially worse clinical outcomes than those with either BD or SUD alone. Nonetheless, ...

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Alkontrol-herbal Effects on Alcohol Drinking

Over the past 15 years, the Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Lab at McLean Hospital has extensively studied kudzu extract and demonstrated its safety and efficacy in healthy control subjects as well as in heavy binge drinkers. The relative success of our recent outpatient trial of kudzu extract demonstrated a modest decrease ...

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Effects of Cortical Dopamine Regulation on Drinking Craving and Cognitive Control

The purpose of this study is to determine whether the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitor tolcapone, relative to placebo, reduces alcohol drinking and alcohol cue-elicited brain activation and increases brain activation associated with cognitive control as a function of a participant's genotype at a polymorphism in the COMT gene.

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Cannabidiol and Cocaine Craving/Dependence

The investigators will carry out a double-blind, randomized, parallel-group, placebo-controlled trial to assess the effects of 92 days of CBD 400 mg (for the first 2 days starting on Day 2 of the study) or 800 mg (subjects who report side effects with the 800mg dose will be administered the ...

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Medication Development for Opioid and Alcohol Abuse

Currently, the abuse of prescription opioid medications is a pervasive problem in the U.S. In addition, co-abuse of opioids and alcohol represents a significant problem from the perspective of increased toxicity and decreased success in treatment. Surprisingly few studies have examined the effects of combined administration of opioids and alcohol ...

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Marijuana's Impact on Alcohol Motivation and Consumption

This laboratory study will employ a repeated measures experimental design to examine the effect of high (7.2% THC) and moderate (3.0% THC) dose of marijuana, relative to placebo, on alcohol craving and on behavioral economic measure of alcohol demand after exposure to alcohol cues, and on subsequent drinking in an ...

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Say When: Targeting Heavy Alcohol Use With Naltrexone Among MSM

This is a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of 120 binge-drinking MSM to 12 weeks of naltrexone 50mg, to be taken in anticipation of heavy drinking. Ethnically and racially diverse participants will be recruited using Respondent Driven Sampling as well as active field recruitment. MSM will be seen weekly for alcohol-metabolite urine ...

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Ketamine for Reduction of Alcoholic Relapse

96 recently detoxified alcoholics will be randomized to receive either 3 sessions ketamine (0.8 mg/kg IV over 45 minutes) or placebo plus manualised psychological therapy, or 3 sessions of ketamine or placebo plus simple psychoeducation. Patients will be assessed at 3 and 6 months on a range of psychological and ...

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Prazosin and Naltrexone (PaN) Study for Veterans With Alcohol Use Disorders

In the context of the proposed double-blind, double-dummy, placebo controlled study of prazosin and naltrexone participants will undergo two craving inductions, one oriented towards relief craving and the other towards reward craving. Daily IVR (Interactive Voice Recording System) data on craving and consumption and PTSD symptomatology will be collected during ...

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