Safety, Tolerance and Pharmacokinetics of Anidulafungin in Immunocompromised Children Ages 2-17
Anidulafungin is a medicine being developed for treatment of adults with certain kinds of fungal infections. This study is evaluating anidulafungin in children and adolescents who have fever and a low white blood cell count (neutropenia).
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Phase I/II Study of the Safety, Tolerance and Pharmacokinetics of Anidulafungin in Immunocompromised Children With Fever and Neutropenia|
|Study Start Date:||July 2003|
|Study Completion Date:||June 2004|
Anidulafungin is an investigational drug being developed as an intravenous treatment for esophageal candidiasis, candidemia and other invasive fungal infections. Anidulafungin is an antifungal agent of the echinocandin class, which targets the fungal cell wall of yeast and other filamentous fungi.