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A Phase I Study of the Safety of Proleukin (Aldesleukin) in Combination With Ganciclovir and Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV Seropositive Patients With Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Retinitis

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by:
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002321
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: October 1994
  Purpose

To determine the MTD and dose-limiting toxicities of a regimen of therapeutic ganciclovir, antiretroviral therapy, and recombinant interleukin-2 (aldesleukin; Proleukin) as an immune adjuvant in HIV-seropositive patients. To investigate the effect of increasing doses of Proleukin on the time to progression of CMV retinitis in patients being treated with therapeutic ganciclovir and antiretroviral therapy. To evaluate the incidence and level of anti-IL-2 antibody formation to subcutaneously administered Proleukin in this patient population.


Condition Intervention Phase
Cytomegalovirus Retinitis
HIV Infections
Drug: Aldesleukin
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I Study of the Safety of Proleukin (Aldesleukin) in Combination With Ganciclovir and Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV Seropositive Patients With Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Retinitis

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Detailed Description:

Patients will receive subcutaneous Proleukin in combination with ganciclovir and antiretroviral therapy, and the MTD will be determined.

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria

Patients must have:

Documented HIV seropositivity.

Prior Medication:

Required:

  • FDA-approved antiretroviral therapy for at least 2 months prior to study entry.

Allowed:

  • Prior G-CSF.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002321

Locations
United States, Ohio
Med College of Ohio
Toledo, Ohio, United States, 43699
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chiron Corporation
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002321     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 086A, CS-L293-10
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:
Retinitis
Interleukin-2
Ganciclovir
Drug Therapy, Combination
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Antiviral Agents

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Cytomegalovirus Retinitis
HIV Infections
HIV Seropositivity
Retinitis
Cytomegalovirus Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Eye Diseases
Eye Infections
Eye Infections, Viral
Herpesviridae Infections
Immune System Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Lentivirus Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Retinal Diseases
Retroviridae Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Slow Virus Diseases
Virus Diseases
Aldesleukin
Ganciclovir
Anti-HIV Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiviral Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses

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