A Smart Approach to Treating Tobacco Use Disorder in Persons Living With HIV

ID#: NCT04490057

Age: 18 years - 66+

Gender: All

Healthy Subjects: No

Study Phase: Phase 4

Recruitment Status: Recruiting

Start Date: July 01, 2020

End Date: September 01, 2024

Contact Information:
Elizabeth Porter, MBA
Summary: Many people living with HIV (PLWH) smoke. Smoking in these individuals is often undertreated. This study plans to assess the ability of various clinical pathways involving tobacco treatment medications and contingency management (paying smokers for not smoking) to improve smoking cessation in a group of PLWH.

Inclusion Criteria:

- HIV positive;

- Receiving HIV care at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, or SUNY Downstate STAR clinic;

- Have smoked >100 cigarettes in lifetime;

- Currently smokes some days or every day;

- Smokes, on average, > 5 cigarettes per day;

- Able to provide written informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Using only non-cigarette nicotine products (i.e., e-cigs, Juul, etc.);

- Currently using NRT, VAR (defined as use in the prior 7 days);

- Self-report or urine testing confirming pregnancy, nursing, or trying to conceive;

- Life-threatening or unstable medical, surgical, or psychiatric condition;

- Inability to provide at least one collateral contact (family member or friend);

- Living out of state;

- Unable to read or understand English.