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Effects of Nefazodone on Treatment of Female Cocaine Abusers - 3

Information source: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Cocaine-Related Disorders

Intervention: Nefazodone (Drug)

Phase: Phase 2

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Dorothy Hatsukami, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Affiliation: University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute


The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of nefazedone on cocaine self-administration in depressed and non-depressed female cocaine users.

Clinical Details

Official title: Effects of Nefazodone on Treatment of Female Cocaine Abusers

Study design: Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome:


Drug use


Life functioning

HIV risk behaviors

Detailed description: This study evaluated the effect of nefazodone on reducing cocaine use and craving in both depressed and nondepressed women and if there was a greater effect in depressed women.


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: 55 Years. Gender(s): Female.


Inclusion Criteria: Females, ages 18-55, minimum use of 8 days of the last 30, minimum of 8th grade education, current diagnosis of cocaine abuse/dependence Exclusion Criteria: Unstable medical illness, dx of MR, OBS, bipolar

Locations and Contacts

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, United States
Additional Information

Starting date: December 1996
Last updated: June 2, 2015

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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