Los Angeles, California 90025

  • Heroin Dependence


The purpose of this study is to compare liquid and tablet buprenorphine formulations.

Study summary:

Participants were inducted on either liquid or tablet buprenorphine, in a double-blind, double-dummy manner. They each reached a steady state by the second week, and were scheduled to have blood draws in weeks 3, 4, 7, 8, 11, 12, 15, and 16.


Inclusion Criteria: M/F ages 21-50. Opiate dependence according to DSM-IV criteria. Currently enrolled in the outpatient protocol comparing liquid and tablet formulations of Buprenorphine. Agreeable to conditions of study and signed informed consent. Exclusion Criteria: Psychiatric disorder that requires medication therapy. History of seizures. Pregnant and/or nursing women. Dependence on ETOH or benzodiazepines or other sedative-hypnotics. Acute hepatitis. Other medical conditions that deem participation to be unsafe.



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Walter Ling, M.D.
Friends Research Institute, Inc.

Backup Contact:


Location Contact:

Los Angeles, California 90025
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: June 17, 2021

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