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A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Phase III, Adjuvant-Controlled Study of the Effect of 10 Units of HIV-1 Immunogen (Remune) Compared to Incomplete Freund's Adjuvant (IFA) Alone Every 12 Weeks on AIDS-Free Survival in Subjects With HIV Infection and CD4 T-Lymphocytes Between 300 and 549 Cells/microL Rega

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002359
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: June 1997
  Purpose

To determine the effect of HIV-1 immunogen (Remune) on AIDS-free survival, defined as the time prior to development of an AIDS-defining condition or death.


Condition Intervention Phase
HIV Infections
Biological: HIV-1 Immunogen
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Phase III, Adjuvant-Controlled Study of the Effect of 10 Units of HIV-1 Immunogen (Remune) Compared to Incomplete Freund's Adjuvant (IFA) Alone Every 12 Weeks on AIDS-Free Survival in Subjects With HIV Infection and CD4 T-Lymphocytes Between 300 and 549 Cells/microL Regardless of Concomitant HIV Therapies

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

Estimated Enrollment: 3000
Detailed Description:

Patients receive 10 units of HIV-1 immunogen in IFA or IFA alone every 12 weeks, then are followed for 104-148 weeks.

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria

Concurrent Medication:

Allowed:

  • Antiretrovirals if on a stable dose for at least the past 3 months.

Patients must have:

  • HIV-1 infection with CD4 count 300-549 cells/mm3.
  • No AIDS-defining condition.
  • Been on a stable dose of antiretroviral for the past 3 months, if taking antiretrovirals.

NOTE:

  • KS is permitted if not requiring systemic therapy.

Prior Medication:

Allowed:

  • Prior antiretrovirals.

Exclusion Criteria

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Systemic chemotherapy for KS.
  • Treatment for malignancy other than basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin or carcinoma in situ of the cervix.

Patients with the following prior conditions are excluded:

  • History of any illness that would interfere with study.
  • Acute infection requiring prescription therapy within the past month, other than genital herpes and oral or vaginal candidiasis.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • Prior HIV-1 Immunogen. Unwilling to use effective safe sex practices. Active substance abuse.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002359

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Sponsors and Collaborators
The Immune Response Corporation
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002359     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 092, 806
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:
Vaccines, Synthetic
Viral Vaccines
HIV-1
AIDS-Related Complex
AIDS Vaccines
Salk HIV Immunogen

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Communicable Diseases
HIV Infections
Infection
Immune System Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Lentivirus Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Slow Virus Diseases
Virus Diseases
Freund's Adjuvant
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Immunologic Factors
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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