A Comparison of Lamivudine and Zidovudine, Used Alone and Together, in HIV-Infected Patients Who Have Not Used Zidovudine in the Past
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of high-dose lamivudine (3TC) alone versus zidovudine (AZT) alone versus 3TC at high and low doses in combination with AZT in HIV-1 infected patients.
PER 02/27/95 AMENDMENT: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of both blinded and open-label combination therapy.
|Study Design:||Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||A Randomized, Double-Blind Multicenter Trial to Compare the Safety and Efficacy of Lamivudine (3TC; GR109714X) Monotherapy Versus Zidovudine (AZT) Monotherapy Versus 3TC Administered With AZT in the Treatment of HIV-1 Infected Patients Who Are AZT Naive (< 4 Weeks) With CD4 Cell Counts of 200-500 Cells/mm3|
Patients are randomized to one of four treatment arms: 3TC alone, AZT alone, low-dose 3TC plus AZT, or high-dose 3TC plus AZT. Patients receive treatment for 32 weeks, with possible extension to 52 weeks.
PER 02/27/95 AMENDMENT: Patients may continue therapy on AZT and low-dose 3TC on an open-label basis. Open-label therapy continues with follow-up every 8 weeks until intolerable toxicity occurs or study terminates.
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