An Open-Label Safety Program for the Use of Zalcitabine (Dideoxycytidine; ddC) in Pediatric Patients With Symptomatic HIV Infection Who Have Failed or Are Intolerant to AZT Monotherapy, or Who Have Completed Other ddC Protocols, or Are Ineligible for Other Ongoing Clinical Studies

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002118
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: August 1997
  Purpose

To allow, on a compassionate use basis, zalcitabine (ddC) for pediatric patients with symptomatic HIV disease who have failed treatment or who are intolerant to zidovudine (AZT), or who have completed other ddC protocols, or who are ineligible for ongoing clinical trials.


Condition Intervention
HIV Infections
Drug: Zalcitabine

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label Safety Program for the Use of Zalcitabine (Dideoxycytidine; ddC) in Pediatric Patients With Symptomatic HIV Infection Who Have Failed or Are Intolerant to AZT Monotherapy, or Who Have Completed Other ddC Protocols, or Are Ineligible for Other Ongoing Clinical Studies

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Further study details as provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:

Estimated Enrollment: 600
Detailed Description:

Patients receive ddC and are evaluated at study entry and every 3 months thereafter, until 3 months after ddC becomes approved for pediatric patients or the sponsor deems it necessary to terminate the protocol.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Months to 11 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients must have:

  • Symptomatic HIV infection.
  • Failure on or intolerance to AZT monotherapy OR completed other ddC protocols OR been ineligible for other ongoing clinical trials.
  • Consent of parent or guardian required.

Note:

  • Patients who do not meet the eligibility requirements may discuss their cases with the medical monitor.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002118

Locations
United States, New Jersey
Hoffmann - La Roche Inc
Nutley, New Jersey, United States, 07110
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002118     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 031F, NV14610
Study First Received: November 2, 1999
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Zalcitabine
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIDS-Related Complex

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infection
Communicable Diseases
HIV Infections
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Slow Virus Diseases
Zalcitabine
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Anti-HIV Agents

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