Study Comparing Tigecycline and Vancomycin With Aztreonam in Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
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Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00228410
First received: September 26, 2005
Last updated: February 7, 2013
Last verified: February 2013
  Purpose

To compare the safety and the efficacy of tigecycline to vancomycin with aztreonam in treating hospitalized patients with complicated skin and/or skin structure infections.


Condition Intervention Phase
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Drug: Tigecycline
Drug: vancomycin with aztreonam
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind Comparison of the Safety and Efficacy of Tigecycline With Those of Vancomycin With Aztreonam to Treat Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections in Hospitalized Patients.

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary efficacy endpoint was the clinical response in the co-primary populations of the clinically evaluable (CE) and clinical modified intent-to-treat (c-mITT) subjects at the test-of-cure assessment.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety assessments included a physical examination and daily recording of vital signs (temperature, heart rate, blood pressure).

Enrollment: 503
Study Start Date: November 2002
Study Completion Date: December 2003
Primary Completion Date: December 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Anticipated need for intravenous antibiotic therapy of 5 days or longer.
  • Patients known or suspected to have a complicated skin and skin structure infection. Complicated skin/skin structure infection includes infections either involving deeper soft tissue or requiring significant surgical intervention or a significant underlying disease state (such as diabetes mellitus, peripheral vascular disease, peripheral neuropathy, lower venous insufficiency) that complicates response to treatment.

Other inclusion applies

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with any concomitant condition that, in the opinion of the investigator, would preclude an evaluation of a response or make it unlikely that the contemplated course of therapy could be completed.
  • Patients with severely impaired arterial blood supply and insufficiency such that the likelihood of amputation of the infected anatomical site within one month is likely.
  • Infected diabetic foot ulcers or decubitus ulcers where the infection is present for greater than one week's duration or chronically infected decubitus ulcers in patients who can not be compliant with measures necessary for chronic wound healing.
  • Necrotizing fasciitis or gangrene.

Other exclusion applies.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00228410

Sponsors and Collaborators
Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00228410     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 3074A1-305
Study First Received: September 26, 2005
Last Updated: February 7, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer:
Skin Infections
Skin Disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Communicable Diseases
Infection
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Aztreonam
Vancomycin
Tigecycline
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions

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