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Ethanol for Alcohol Analgesia

Waitlist Available
Led By Jeff Boissoneault, PhD
Research Sponsored by University of Florida
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
- Consume at least 1 drink/month over the past 6 months
Be between 18 and 65 years old
Must not have
Be younger than 18 years old
Be older than 65 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Upday 1; day 2 (laboratory sessions will be separated by at least 48 hours.)
Awards & highlights

Study Summary

This trial will study how different people react to drinking alcohol to self-medicate pain.

Eligible Conditions
  • Effects of Family History of Alcoholism and Sex on Alcohol Analgesia

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You have consumed alcohol at least once a month for the past 6 months.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~day 1; day 2 (laboratory sessions will be separated by at least 48 hours.)
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and day 1; day 2 (laboratory sessions will be separated by at least 48 hours.) for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Change in Activity of Pain-related Brain Regions during Painful Stimulation
Change in Connectivity of Pain-related Brain Regions during Painful Stimulation
Change in Heat Pain Ratings
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Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Family History PositiveExperimental Treatment2 Interventions
People reporting at least one parent with a history of alcohol problems.
Group II: Family History NegativeExperimental Treatment2 Interventions
People who do not report having a parent with a history of alcohol problems.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Completed Phase 4

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of FloridaLead Sponsor
1,308 Previous Clinical Trials
705,916 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)NIH
775 Previous Clinical Trials
1,349,035 Total Patients Enrolled
Jeff Boissoneault, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorAssistant Professor
2 Previous Clinical Trials
99 Total Patients Enrolled

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Does this medical trial accept individuals over fifty years of age?

"Eligibility for this clinical trial is contingent upon an individual being over the age of majority and no older than 45."

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What is the current enrollment count for this trial?

"Affirmative. Clinicaltrials.gov reports that this medical research, initially posted on November 20th 2018, is actively recruiting participants. Approximately 110 people are sought from 1 distinct site."

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In what situations is Ethanol commonly utilized?

"Ethanol is a widely accepted treatment for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, as well as communicable illnesses, ethylene glycol poisoning, and certain skin disinfection therapies."

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Could I be enrolled in this investigation?

"110 candidates of legal drinking age and under 45 years old are sought for this trial, who have habitually partaken in alcohol consumption during the last half-year. A critical requirement is that they must consume at least one alcoholic beverage monthly."

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Is there ongoing enrollment for this research experiment?

"As revealed on clinicaltrials.gov, this trial is open to participants and recruiting. It was initially posted in November 2018 and the last time it underwent an update was August 1st 2022."

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~21 spots leftby Nov 2024