If you’re age 45 (or older) and drink either every day or once a week, the University of Washington needs you as part of a study on the affects of aging and medication.
The purpose of this study is to see how aging impacts how the body processes pain medication. We will ask you to complete a phone screen followed by two study visits at the University of Washington Medical Center.
The first study visit is 4 hours long and will include a series of tasks and a physical exam. The second visit is about 10 hours long. At this second visit, you will be given the medication (oxycodone) and will complete the same series of tasks. Prior to both visits, you will need to refrain from taking any pain medication and alcohol for one day (24 hours). There will be a follow-up phone call after the 10 hour study visit.
Tasks will include:
• Cognitive tests
• Computerized tests
• Urine drug screen
• Breathalyzer test
• Blood draws
• Pupil measurements
• Pain stimulus test
Financial compensation for your time and effort is provided. If you would like to participate, please contact us today! You will be contacted by the CAAP Study Team to ask you some questions to determine if you qualify for this study.
In order to be eligible you will need to be male or female, aged 45 or above, consume alcohol on a daily/weekly basis but not one who uses illicit drugs, inability to avoid smoking during a 10 hour study day, use opioid medication, and can avoid consuming alcohol during the study.
If interested call (206) 616-3075 or visit https://www.iths.org/participate/cognitive-behavioral-and-aging-effects-of-pain-medication-in-alcohol-users-caap-study/ for more information.