Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of bupropion for the treatment of methamphetamine dependence.

TitleRandomized, placebo-controlled trial of bupropion for the treatment of methamphetamine dependence.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsShoptaw, S, Heinzerling KG, Rotheram-Fuller E, Steward T, Wang J, Swanson A-N, De La Garza R, Newton T, Ling W
JournalDrug and alcohol dependence
Volume96
Issue3
Pagination222-32
Date Published2008 Aug 1
ISSN0376-8716
KeywordsAdult, Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation, Bupropion, Central Nervous System Stimulants, Female, Humans, Male, Methamphetamine, Placebos, Substance Abuse Detection, Substance-Related Disorders, Survival Analysis, Treatment Outcome
Abstract

To compare bupropion to placebo for reducing methamphetamine (MA) use, increasing retention, and reducing the severity of depressive symptoms and MA-cravings. A secondary objective compared bupropion to placebo for reducing cigarette smoking among MA dependent participants.

DOI10.1002/hbm.22021
Alternate JournalDrug Alcohol Depend