Selegiline Patch for Treatment of Nicotine Dependence

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT01330030


Relapse to smoking is a common problem affecting smokers who seek treatment. The purpose of this study is examine whether selegiline, given in the form of a skin patch, is effective in stopping smoking.

Official Title

Selegiline Patch for Treatment of Nicotine Dependence

Stanford Investigator(s)


Inclusion Criteria:

* Smokes greater than 20 cigarettes per day

Exclusion Criteria:

* History of Parkinson's disease, high blood pressure, or severe liver or kidney disease
* Current substance abuse
* Mental illness
* Skin conditions that could interfere with patch use
* Using antidepressant medications (e.g., levodopa/carbidopa, methyldopa, or any MAO inhibitor)
* Pregnant or breastfeeding


other: matching placebo

drug: Selegiline

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Joel Killen