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Safety and Effectiveness of Giving an Anti-HIV Drug Combination of Adefovir Dipivoxil Plus Didanosine Plus Efavirenz Plus Lamivudine Once Daily to HIV-Infected Patients

This study has been completed.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Glaxo Wellcome
Dupont Applied Biosciences
Information provided by:
Bristol-Myers Squibb Identifier:
First received: August 30, 2001
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: November 2004
The purpose of this study is to see if it is safe and effective to give HIV-infected patients a new combination of anti-HIV drugs taken once daily.

Condition Intervention Phase
HIV Infections Drug: Efavirenz Drug: Adefovir dipivoxil Drug: Lamivudine Drug: Didanosine Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II, 48 Week, Open-Label Study Designed to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics of a Simplified Dosing Regimen of Preveon (Adefovir Dipivoxil; bis-POM PMEA), Videx (Didanosine; ddI), Sustiva (Efavirenz; DMP-266), and Epivir (Lamivudine; 3TC) Administered Once Daily for the Treatment of HIV-1 Infection

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Further study details as provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb:

Estimated Enrollment: 25
Detailed Description:
Patients receive a treatment regimen of adefovir dipivoxil, didanosine, efavirenz, and lamivudine for 48 weeks. During the study, patients are evaluated for changes from baseline in plasma HIV-1 RNA and lymphocyte subsets and for the development of adverse experiences and laboratory toxicities. At Weeks 8, 12, 24, and 48, patients are assessed for adherence to study treatment with a questionnaire. Patients who experience virologic failure are discontinued from the study. Patients who experience treatment intolerance may have their antiretroviral treatment regimens changed. After Week 48, patients with documented virologic response are eligible to continue receiving study treatment.

Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible for this study if you:

  • Are HIV-positive.
  • Are at least 13 years old (need consent of parent or guardian if under 18).
  • Have an HIV count of 5,000 copies/ml or more within 30 days prior to study entry.
  • Have a CD4+ count of 50 cells/mm3 or more.

Exclusion Criteria

You will not be eligible for this study if you:

  • Are diagnosed with hepatitis within 30 days prior to study entry.
  • Have certain serious medical conditions, including an AIDS-defining clinical condition.
  • Received chemotherapy or radiation therapy within 30 days of study entry.
  • Have taken any nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) for more than 2 weeks.
  • Have ever taken 3TC.
  • Have ever taken any non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs).
  • Have taken medications that affect your immune system within 30 days prior to study entry.
  • Have received a vaccine within 30 days prior to study entry.
  • Are enrolled in another anti-HIV drug study while participating in this study.
  • Abuse alcohol or drugs.
  • Are pregnant or breast-feeding.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00002234

United States, California
Pacific Oaks Med Group
Beverly Hills, California, United States, 90211
United States, Colorado
Univ of Colorado / Health Science Ctr
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80262
United States, Georgia
AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30308
United States, Rhode Island
Brown Univ School of Medicine
Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02908
United States, Virginia
Hampton Roads Med Specialists
Hampton, Virginia, United States, 23666
Sponsors and Collaborators
Gilead Sciences
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Glaxo Wellcome
Dupont Applied Biosciences
  More Information Identifier: NCT00002234     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 232J
ICC 604
Study First Received: August 30, 2001
Last Updated: June 23, 2005

Keywords provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb:
Drug Therapy, Combination
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Anti-HIV Agents

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Adefovir dipivoxil
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-HIV Agents
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2C9 Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2C19 Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2B6 Inducers
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inducers
Cytochrome P-450 CYP3A Inducers
Antimetabolites processed this record on September 19, 2017