Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of modafinil for the treatment of methamphetamine dependence.

TitleRandomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of modafinil for the treatment of methamphetamine dependence.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsHeinzerling, KG, Swanson A-N, Kim S, Cederblom L, Moe A, Ling W, Shoptaw S
JournalDrug and alcohol dependence
Volume109
Issue1-3
Pagination20-9
Date Published2010 Jun 1
ISSN1879-0046
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, Amphetamine-Related Disorders, Benzhydryl Compounds, Central Nervous System Stimulants, Cognitive Therapy, Counseling, Data Interpretation, Statistical, Depressive Disorder, Double-Blind Method, Female, Humans, Male, Methamphetamine, Patient Compliance, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Smoking, Socioeconomic Factors, Substance Abuse Detection, Treatment Outcome, Young Adult
Abstract

To compare modafinil to placebo for reducing methamphetamine (MA) use, improving retention, and reducing depressive symptoms and MA cravings. Rates of adverse events and cigarette smoking with modafinil versus placebo were also compared.

DOI10.1111/j.1465-3362.2012.00423.x
Alternate JournalDrug Alcohol Depend