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Nicotine clinical trials at University of California Health

8 in progress, 4 open to eligible people

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  • Pharmacodynamics of Nicotine With Use of Standardized Research Electronic Cigarette (SREC)

    open to eligible people ages 21-70

    This is a crossover study that will examine use behaviors, chemical exposures, and biological effects of Standardized Research Electronic Cigarette (SREC) compared to usual brand e-cigarette use in natural or synthetic nicotine users.

    at UCSF

  • Short-Term Cardiovascular Effects of E-Cigarettes: Influence of E-Liquid pH

    open to eligible people ages 21-70

    This study will examine the short-term cardiovascular (CV) effects of e-liquid pH in a randomized, crossover clinical and behavioral pharmacology study of experienced adult e-cigarette users (N=21). The specific aim of the study is to assess the impact of changes in e-liquid pH on nicotine pharmacokinetics, cardiovascular, and subjective effects of e-cigarettes.

    at UCSF

  • THC Crossover Study

    open to eligible people ages 21 years and up

    This is a randomized, crossover study enrolling experienced dual cannabis-tobacco smokers (N=18) to describe the differences in THC and toxicant exposure, examining pharmacokinetic, subjective, and cardiovascular effects from smoking and vaping dry herb cannabis. This study will also examine the differences in toxicant exposure and cardiovascular disease risk between smoking cannabis and smoking tobacco cigarettes.

    at UCSF

  • Nicotine to Reverse Age-related Auditory Processing Deficits

    open to eligible people ages 18-85

    The present study will evaluate the effects of both aging and nicotine on psychophysical tasks and electrophysiological measures. Nicotine will be administered to study participants in the form of gum that is available as an over-the-counter medication. The hypothesis is that nicotine will reverse the detrimental effects of aging on auditory processing. The proposed experiments will characterize the effects of nicotine and may eventually lead to improved treatments of hearing loss in a variety of patient populations and in healthy aging.

    at UC Irvine

  • Pharmacodynamics of Synthetic Nicotine

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    In a crossover study, experienced electronic cigarette users will vape 3 different forms of nicotine: natural (derived from tobacco), synthetic, or a 50:50 mixture of both natural and synthetic. The investigators will compare nicotine metabolism, cardiovascular effects, patterns of self-administration, and participants' feelings of craving/withdrawal and enjoyment.

    at UCSF

  • Financial Incentives for Smoking Treatment II

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    Financial incentives for motivating changes in health behavior, particularly for smoking and other morbid habits, are increasingly being tested by health insurers, employers, and government agencies. However, in using incentive programs for smoking cessation, key unanswered structural and theoretical questions remain regarding their effectiveness, acceptability to patients, and economic sustainability. This trial aims to advance the science and implementation of financial incentives for smoking cessation interventions among high-risk, hospitalized smokers. The investigators will pursue two specific aims: 1) comparing the impact of three approaches for smoking cessation on smoking abstinence, use of evidenced-based therapy, and quality of life and 2) comparing the short-term and long term return on investment of using goal directed and outcome-based financial incentives to promote smoking cessation.

    at UCLA

  • Social Media Intervention to Stop Nicotine and Cannabis Vaping Among Adolescents

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Social media based intervention to support teens in their efforts to quit vaping.

    at UCSF

  • Clinical Pharmacology of Marijuana-Tobacco Co-administration

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This is a crossover, randomized, double-blinded clinical pharmacology study enrolling dual cannabis-tobacco smokers to better understand the combined effects of co-administering cannabis and tobacco. The project aims to describe the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of marijuana-tobacco co-administration by delivering THC and nicotine in various combinations. This foundational study will establish a research program focused on elucidating the public health consequences of marijuana-tobacco co-use.

    at UCSF

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