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Fosfomycin Plus Imipenem for Treatment of Infective Endocarditis

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified February 2013 by Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Juan A. Arnaiz, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona Identifier:
First received: March 27, 2009
Last updated: February 21, 2013
Last verified: February 2013

The study evaluates the efficacy and safety of fosfomycin and imipenem for the treatment of methicillin-resistant staphyloccocus aureus infective endocarditis in comparison to vancomycin, the standard therapy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Infective Endocarditis
Drug: Fosfomycin and imipenem
Drug: Vancomycin
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of the Efficacy and Safety of Fosfomycin Plus Imipenem for the Treatment of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infective Endocarditis.

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Further study details as provided by Hospital Clinic of Barcelona:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of patients with negative blood cultures. [ Time Frame: 7 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Toxicity due to treatment [ Time Frame: 20 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: July 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
IV fosfomycin and imipenem adjusted to renal function
Drug: Fosfomycin and imipenem
IV Fosfomycin 2 gr./6 hours and IV Imipenem 1 gr./6 hours adjusted acoording to renal function during 4-8 weeks
Active Comparator: 2
IV Vancomycin twice a day with valley leves higher than 15 mcg/kg
Drug: Vancomycin
IV Vancomycin 30 mg/kg twice a day with valley leves higher than 15 mcg/kg


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Suspected methicillin-resistant staphyloccocus aureus infective endocarditis on a native valve, prosthetic valve or pacemakers´s electrode or defibrillators with definitive or probable diagnosis by the modified Duke criteria (Li J, et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2000).
  • Patients over 18 years.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who did not sign informed consent.
  • Patients with active consumption intravenous drug.
  • Patients with emergent surgery criteria (<72 hours).
  • Patients or cardiogenic shock.
  • Patients with antibiotic active against MRSA over 72 hours or they may need another antibiotic active against MRSA than those in the study.
  • Patients with chronic renal failure on hemodialysis who received empirical treatment with vancomycin as a single dose and have a valley ≥ 15 mcg / mL on the third day.
  • Patients with MRSA strains resistant to fosfomycin (MIC> 64 mg / L) (<10%) or vancomycin (MIC> 2 mg / L) or with an MIC to vancomycin of 2 mg / L.
  • Patients with any formal contraindication to be treated with study drugs
  • Patients treated with any investigational drug within 30 days prior to entering the study.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00871104

Contact: Ana Cruceta, MD 0034932279838
Contact: Asunción Moreno Camacho, MD 0034932275586

Hospital Clínic of Barcelona Enrolling by invitation
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, 08036
Hospital Sant Pau of Barcelona Recruiting
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, 08025
Contact: Mercè Gurguí Ferrer, MD    932919000 ext 5624   
Hospital Bellvitge of Barcelona Recruiting
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, 08907
Contact: Carmen Peña Miralles, MD    932607625 ext 2488   
Fundación Hospital Alcorcón Recruiting
Alcorcón - Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 28922
Contact: Juan E Losa García, MD    916219513   
Hospital de Cruces Recruiting
Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain, 48903
Contact: Miguel Montejo Baranda, MD    917277099   
Hospital Gregorio Marañón Recruiting
Madrid, Spain, 28007
Contact: Patricia Muñoz García, MD    609.22.78.84   
Hospital La Paz Recruiting
Madrid, Spain, 28046
Contact: José R Paño Pardo, MD    917277099   
Hospital Ramón y Cajal Recruiting
Madrid, Spain, 28034
Contact: Enrique Navas Elorza, MD    91 336 8709   
Hospital Virgen Macarena Recruiting
Sevilla, Spain, 410071
Contact: Juan Gálvez Acebal, MD    955008636   
Hospital Virgen del Rocío Recruiting
Sevilla, Spain, 41013
Contact: Arístides de Alarcón González, MD    95 501 2375   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Juan A. Arnaiz
Principal Investigator: Asunción Moreno Camacho, MD Hospital Clínic of Barcelona
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Juan A. Arnaiz, MD, PhD, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona Identifier: NCT00871104     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FOSIMI, EudraCT number: 2008-008683-28
Study First Received: March 27, 2009
Last Updated: February 21, 2013
Health Authority: Spain: Spanish Agency of Medicines

Keywords provided by Hospital Clinic of Barcelona:
Infective endocarditis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Endocarditis, Bacterial
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Bacterial Infections
Cardiovascular Infections
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
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