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A Study of Azithromycin in HIV-Infected Patients

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

To assess the dose proportionality of azithromycin concentrations and toleration when delivered in tablet formulation to HIV-infected patients.

The need exists to further assess the antibacterial agent azithromycin at differing doses in an HIV-infected population.

Condition Intervention Phase
Bacterial Infections
HIV Infections
Drug: Azithromycin
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Double-Blind Crossover Study Assessing the Dose Proportionality of Azithromycin Tablets in HIV-Infected Subjects

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Estimated Enrollment: 12
Detailed Description:

The need exists to further assess the antibacterial agent azithromycin at differing doses in an HIV-infected population.

Patients are randomized to receive azithromycin at 1 of 2 doses in a two-treatment, two-period, cross-over study. Dosing visits are separated by at least 14-day wash-out periods.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria

Patients must have:

  • HIV seropositivity.
  • CD4 count <= 500 cells/mm3.
  • NO active AIDS opportunistic infection.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:

  • Other active intercurrent illness.
  • Any condition possibly affecting drug absorption (e.g., ulcers, gastrectomy, HIV-associated enteropathies.
  • Signs or symptoms of severe illness that would preclude study participation.
  • Known allergies to macrolide antibiotics.

Patients with the following prior condition are excluded:

Clinically important change in baseline status within 4 weeks prior to study entry.

Prior Medication:


  • Investigational drugs including treatment IND drugs within 4 weeks prior to study entry.

Known drug or alcohol dependence.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00002344

United States, Arizona
Harris Laboratories Inc
Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85040
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information Identifier: NCT00002344     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 226C
Study First Received: November 2, 1999
Last Updated: June 23, 2005

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Bacterial Infections

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Communicable Diseases
HIV Infections
Bacterial Infections
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases processed this record on May 23, 2017