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A Study of Indinavir Sulfate Given Together With Stavudine to HIV-Positive Patients

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service Identifier:
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: January 1996
The purpose of this study is to see if it is safe and effective to give indinavir sulfate plus stavudine to HIV-infected patients who have already been treated with zidovudine.

Condition Intervention
HIV Infections Drug: Indinavir sulfate Drug: Stavudine

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: One Year Study in HIV-1 Seropositive, AZT-Experienced Patients to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of MK-639 Administered Concomitantly With Stavudine (d4T)

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

Estimated Enrollment: 540

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria

Concurrent Medication:


  • Prophylaxis with aerosolized pentamidine, topical antifungals, TMP / SMX, dapsone, or isoniazid.

Patients must have:

  • HIV infection.
  • CD4 count 50 - 500 cells/mm3.
  • Prior AZT use for more than 6 months OR documented intolerance to AZT with more than 6 months use of another anti-HIV therapy other than d4T or any protease inhibitor.
  • No active opportunistic infection or visceral Kaposi's sarcoma.


  • Patients with hemophilia may be enrolled at discretion of investigator.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:

  • Symptomatic neuropathy.
  • Acute hepatitis.

Concurrent Medication:


  • Antiretrovirals other than specified in protocol.
  • Chronic therapy for an active opportunistic infection.
  • Immunosuppressive therapy.

Prior Medication:


  • Any prior protease inhibitor or d4T.
  • Any nucleoside analogs within 2 weeks prior to study entry.
  • Investigational agents or immunomodulators within 30 days prior to study entry.


  • More than 6 months of prior AZT unless intolerant, in which case more than 6 months of another anti-HIV therapy (other than protease inhibitors or d4T).
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00002354

United States, New Jersey
Merck & Co Inc
Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, United States, 088890100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information Identifier: NCT00002354     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 246D
Study First Received: November 2, 1999
Last Updated: June 23, 2005

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Drug Therapy, Combination
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIDS-Related Complex
HIV Protease Inhibitors

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
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-HIV Agents
HIV Protease Inhibitors
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