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A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of modafinil (200 mg/day) for methamphetamine dependence

Shearer, James; Darke, Shane; Rodgers, Craig; Slade, Tim; van Beek, Ingrid; Lewis, John; Brady, Donna; McKetin, Rebecca; Mattick, Richard P; Wodak, Alexander D


Aim: To examine the safety and efficacy of modafinil (200 mg/day) compared to placebo in the treatment of methamphetamine dependence and to examine predictors of post-treatment outcome. Participants and design: Eighty methamphetamine-dependent subjects in Sydney, Australia were allocated randomly to modafinil (200 mg/day) (n = 38) or placebo (n = 42) under double-blind conditions for 10 weeks with a further 12 weeks post- treatment follow-up. Measures: Comprehensive drug use data (urine...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Addiction
DOI: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2008.02437.x


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