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Our research team at UC San Diego is conducting a study to investigate the effect of combination therapy with three FDA-approved drugs (Diamox [acetazolamide], Lunesta [eszopiclone] +/- Effexor [venlafaxine]) on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity. We are seeking volunteers who have been diagnosed with OSA for this 6-8 week study.
Principal Investigator and Collaborator:Christopher Schmickl, MD, PhD
Maximum compensation for completing entire study (exercises done over 6 weeks):$585.00
- Age 18-65 years
- Known or unknown diagnosis of OSA
Home sleep test, if necessary, to determine presence and severity of OSA
What you may be asked to do during this study:
Try 3 different combinations of 1-3 study drugs (or placebo). Each drug regimen will last 3 days
3-4 in-clinic overnight visits to assess any changes in OSA severity
Perform a computerized reaction-time test
Complete study questionnaires
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