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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103


This study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an injectable slow releasing preparation of naltrexone to reduce alcohol consumption and risk of relapse in alcohol-dependent subjects. Individuals will receive either naltrexone or a placebo injection for a total of three months, with two subsequent followup visits spanning a 6- month period.


Inclusion Criteria: - Meets criteria for alcohol dependence. - Abstinent from alcohol for a period of at least 3 days prior to beginning of study. - Able to read English and complete study evaluations. - Females who are postmenopausal, have had surgical sterilization, or use reliable means of birth control. Exclusion Criteria: - Meets criteria for dependence on a psychoactive substance other than alcohol and nicotine and/or cannabis. - Prior history of opioid dependence. - Regular use of psychoactive drugs including anxiolytics and antidepressants. - Prior treatment with naltrexone. - Current use of disulfiram. - Psychotic or otherwise severely psychiatrically disabled (e.g., suicidal, current mania). - Significant underlying medical conditions such as hepatic, cerebral, renal, thyroid, or cardiac disease. - Abstinent longer than 28 days prior to randomization.



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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
United States

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Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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