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Amphotericin B Treatment in Visceral Leishmaniasis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00310505
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 4, 2006
Last Update Posted : September 12, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Banaras Hindu University

Brief Summary:
This study is being conducted to assess the safety and efficacy of amphotericin B deoxycholate in doses of 0.75 mg/kg or 1.0 mg/kg for 15 doses. In each arm the drug is given in the conventional way every alternate day against the daily administration regimen being tested.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Visceral Leishmaniasis Drug: Amphotericin B deoxycholate given as daily administration Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
This study is being conducted to assess the safety and efficacy of amphotericin B deoxycholate in doses of 0.75 mg/kg or 1.0 mg/kg for 15 doses. In each arm the drug is given in the conventional way every alternate day against the daily administration regimen being tested.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 1500 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomised Double Blind Dose Ranging Study of Amphotericin B in Visceral Leishmaniasis
Study Start Date : January 2003

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MedlinePlus related topics: Leishmaniasis




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Final cure rate at six months after the end of treatment


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Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 65 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Parasitologically proved kala-azar

Exclusion Criteria:

  • HIV positive serology

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Locations
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India
Kala-azar Medical Research Center
Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India, 221005
Sponsors and Collaborators
Banaras Hindu University
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Shyam Sundar, MD Professor of Medicine

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00310505     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SS01MZP03
First Posted: April 4, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 12, 2008
Last Verified: September 2008
Keywords provided by Banaras Hindu University:
visceral leishmaniasis
amphotericin B
Kala-azar
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Leishmaniasis
Leishmaniasis, Visceral
Euglenozoa Infections
Protozoan Infections
Parasitic Diseases
Skin Diseases, Parasitic
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Skin Diseases
Amphotericin B
Liposomal amphotericin B
Amphotericin B, deoxycholate drug combination
Deoxycholic Acid
Amebicides
Antiprotozoal Agents
Antiparasitic Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Antifungal Agents
Cholagogues and Choleretics
Gastrointestinal Agents