Efficacy and Safety of Ivermectin Against Dengue Infection

This study is not yet open for participant recruitment. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified January 2014 by Mahidol University
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Ministry of Health, Thailand
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mahidol University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT02045069
First received: January 13, 2014
Last updated: January 22, 2014
Last verified: January 2014
  Purpose

This is a Phase II/III, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Efficacy and Safety of Ivermectin in Children and Adult patients with Dengue Infection.


Condition Intervention Phase
Dengue Fever
Drug: 2 days Ivermectin
Drug: 3 days Ivermectin
Drug: Placebo
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II/III, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Trial of Efficacy and Safety of Ivermectin in Children and Adult Patients With Dengue Infection

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Mahidol University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to resolution of viremia [ Time Frame: Every 12 hr, from date of randomization until resolution of viremia or until fever subsides for 1 day, whichever came first. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to clearance of NS1 antigen [ Time Frame: Every 12 hr, from date of randomization until resolution of viremia or until fever subsides for 1 day, whichever came first. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Time of subsidence of fever [ Time Frame: From date of randomization until fever subsides ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 360
Study Start Date: February 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 2 days Ivermectin
Ivermectin 200 - 400 µg/kg once daily for 2 days
Drug: 2 days Ivermectin
200-400 µg/kg once daily for 2 days and placebo once daily at D3
Other Names:
  • Mectizan
  • Ivomec
  • Stromectol
Experimental: 3 days Ivermectin
Ivermectin 200-400 µg/kg once daily for 3 days
Drug: 3 days Ivermectin
200 -400 µg/kg once daily for 3 days
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo
Drug: Placebo
Placebo once daily for 3 days

Detailed Description:

Patients with confirmed dengue infection who meet all inclusion and exclusion criteria will be enrolled in the study and admitted in the hospital. Patients will be randomly assigned in a pre-specified ratio of 1:1:1 to one of the following study groups: ivermectin 200-400 µg/kg single daily dose for 2 days, ivermectin 200-400 µg/kg single daily dose for 3 days, or placebo. Tablets of ivermectin or placebo will be administered for 3 days. Clinical exam will be performed daily during hospitalization and blood samples will be collected for hematology, clinical chemistry, serology, viral load and quantitative nonstructural 1 (NS1) antigen. Safety assessment will be conducted during admission. Patients will be discharged one day after fever subsidence and will be asked to return 2 weeks after first dose of study medication for safety assessment and blood sampling.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults ages of 15 or greater.
  • History or presence of fever (temperature > 38°C) of ≤ 72 hr duration.
  • Clinical suspicion of dengue infection such as high fever without an evidence or suspected focus of infection on clinical examination.
  • Positive NS 1 strip assay

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Clinically significant abnormal laboratory results which are deemed to be unassociated with dengue infection
  • Clinical evidence or a history of significant respiratory, metabolic, renal, hepatic, hematologic or chronic diseases
  • History of autoimmune, immune dysfunction disorder or taking warfarin
  • Clinical suspicion of any bacterial infection
  • Pregnancy and lactating women
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02045069

Contacts
Contact: Yupin Supputamonkol, MD. 6681-754-5573 ysuputtamongkol@gmail.com
Contact: Panisadee Avirutnan, MD, PhD. 6681-895-0019 panisadee.avi@mahidol.ac.th

Locations
Thailand
Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University Not yet recruiting
Bangkok, Thailand, 10700
Contact: Nasikarn Angkasekwinai, MD    66818708766    nasikarn@gmail.com   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mahidol University
Ministry of Health, Thailand
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Mahidol University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02045069     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ESIDEN
Study First Received: January 13, 2014
Last Updated: January 22, 2014
Health Authority: Thailand: Ministry of Public Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dengue
Arbovirus Infections
Virus Diseases
Flavivirus Infections
Flaviviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Hemorrhagic Fevers, Viral
Ivermectin
Antiparasitic Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 30, 2014