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Nicotine Dependence clinical trials at UC Health
8 in progress, 5 open to new patients

  • Combining Varenicline and Naltrexone for Smoking Cessation

    open to eligible people ages 21-65

    This study is a double-blind, randomized clinical trial using a two group medication design consisting of the combination of VAR (1 mg twice daily) + NTX (50 mg once daily) and VAR (1 mg twice daily) + PLA (matched to NTX), for smoking cessation in a sample of heavy drinking daily smokers who want to quit smoking and reduce drinking.

    at UCLA

  • E-cigarettes and Blood Vessel Function

    open to eligible people ages 21-45

    Randomized controlled trial of electronic cigarettes with nicotine, without nicotine, and sham control, on endothelial function and markers of oxidative stress.

    at UCLA

  • E-Cigarettes and SNA

    open to eligible people ages 21-45

    Randomized controlled trial of electronic cigarettes with nicotine, without nicotine, and sham control, on sympathetic nerve activity and markers of oxidative stress.

    at UCLA

  • E-cigarettes, Nicotine Inhaler, and Blood Vessel Function

    open to eligible people ages 21-45

    Randomized controlled trial of electronic cigarettes with nicotine, without nicotine, nicotine inhaler, and sham-control on endothelial function, oxidative stress and sympathetic nerve activity

    at UCLA

  • Impact of Very Low Nicotine Content Cigarettes in a Complex Marketplace

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This project will examine the impact of very low nicotine content (VLNC) cigarettes in a complex tobacco and nicotine product marketplace. We will compare the number of cigarettes smoked and cigarette-free days in an experimental marketplace that contains VLNC cigarettes versus normal nicotine content (NNC) cigarettes.

    at UCSF

  • Cigarette Harm Reduction With Electronic Cigarette Use

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This is an observational, crossover study that will be examine use behaviors, chemical exposures, and biological effects of SREC compared to TC use in subjects confined to a research ward setting.

    at UCSF

  • New Treatment for Alcohol and Nicotine Dependence

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    This research study aims to test whether topiramate (a drug that is being used for seizure) will help individuals who have problems with both alcohol and nicotine. The investigators believe that individuals taking topiramate will be more successful at abstaining from both alcohol and nicotine than individuals taking placebo.

    at UCSD

  • Text Messaging to Engage and Retain Veterans in Smoking Cessation Counseling

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    Tobacco-related diseases account for a significant portion of all VA healthcare costs and are a detriment to the health and quality of life of our Veterans. Despite progress in instituting tobacco screenings and treatment referral, most Veterans still do not receive the most effective strategy to help them quit smoking - pharmacotherapy combined with behavioral coaching. This study builds on findings from population health and mobile interventions to help more Veterans receive evidence-based tobacco treatment. The investigators propose to test the effect of two types of text messaging in combination with telephone cessation counseling: 1) pre-counseling text messages to increase enrollment in counseling, and 2) ongoing texts for those who start counseling that provide appointment reminders and support between sessions to increase adherence to counseling. This study supports multiple goals of the VA's Blueprint for Excellence. Results will directly inform decision-making and population-based care models for tobacco treatment.

    at UCSD

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