A Study of Fluconazole in the Prevention of Fungal Infections in HIV-Infected Patients Living in Areas Where Fungal Infections Are Common

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by:
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002325
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: April 1996
  Purpose

To compare the efficacy of fluconazole versus placebo in preventing the development of active coccidioidomycosis and other systemic fungal infections among HIV-infected patients with CD4 lymphocyte counts < 250 cells/mm3 who are living in the coccidioidal endemic area.


Condition Intervention
Mycoses
HIV Infections
Coccidioidomycosis
Drug: Fluconazole

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Fluconazole in the Prevention of Active Coccidioidomycosis and Other Systemic Fungal Infections in HIV-Infected Patients Living in the Coccidioidal Endemic Area

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

Detailed Description:

Patients are randomized to receive either fluconazole or placebo daily.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients must have:

  • Documented HIV infection.
  • CD4 count < 250 cells/mm3.
  • No active coccidioidomycosis or other fungal disease requiring systemic antifungal therapy.
  • Residence in area considered to be endemic for Coccidioides immitis.
  • Consent of parent or guardian if under legal age of consent.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:

  • Unable to take oral medication.
  • Positive serum cryptococcal antigen.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Systemic antifungal therapy.

Patients with the following prior conditions are excluded:

History of hypersensitivity to azole or imidazole compounds.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • Systemic antifungal agents within 2 weeks prior to study entry.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002325

Locations
United States, Arizona
McDowell Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85006
Tucson Veterans Administration Med Ctr
Tucson, Arizona, United States, 85723
United States, California
Dr Lawrence Cone
Rancho Mirage, California, United States, 92270
Sponsors and Collaborators
Pfizer
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002325     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 012R, R-0266
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:
Mycoses
Fluconazole
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIDS-Related Complex
Coccidioidomycosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Coccidioidomycosis
Coccidiosis
Mycoses
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
Protozoan Infections
Parasitic Diseases
Fluconazole
Antifungal Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
14-alpha Demethylase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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