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A pilot randomised controlled trial of modafinil during acute methamphetamine withdrawal: Feasibility, tolerability and clinical outcomes

Lee, Nicole; Pennay, Amy; Hester, Robert; McKetin, Rebecca; Nielsen, Suzi; Ferris, Jason

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Introduction and Aims: There are no medications approved for the treatment of methamphetamine withdrawal. Wake-promoting agent modafinil has recently been proposed as a viable option. This paper reports on the results of a pilot study that tested the feasibility of modafinil in an inpatient withdrawal setting during acute methamphetamine withdrawal. Design and Methods: In a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled study, 19 methamphetamine dependent participants received modafinil (n=9) or...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/38691
Source: Drug and Alcohol Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2012.00473.x

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