Phase II Study of Fluconazole for Lymphocutaneous and Visceral Sporotrichosis

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 25, 2000
Last Update Posted : June 9, 2006
University of Alabama at Birmingham
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Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)

Brief Summary:


I. Evaluate the efficacy of fluconazole in patients with lymphocutaneous or visceral sporotrichosis.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Sporotrichosis Drug: fluconazole Phase 2

Detailed Description:


Patients are treated with daily oral fluconazole for up to 24 months. Follow-up continues for at least 1 year.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : August 1996
Study Completion Date : August 1996

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Drug Information available for: Fluconazole
U.S. FDA Resources

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


--Disease Characteristics-- Presumptive evidence of sporotrichosis Culture-proven sporotrichosis determined on study Relapsing disease following antifungal therapy eligible if culture positive for Sporothrix schenckii prior to entry No life-threatening disease No central nervous system sporotrichosis --Prior/Concurrent Therapy-- No concurrent drugs known to react with fluconazole No more than 3 days of systemic antifungals for current sporotrichosis episode --Patient Characteristics-- Hepatic: Liver function tests no greater than 5 times normal Other: No HIV infection No pregnant or nursing women

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00004938

Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Study Chair: William Dismukes University of Alabama at Birmingham

Publications: Identifier: NCT00004938     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 199/11815
First Posted: February 25, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 9, 2006
Last Verified: April 2000

Keywords provided by Office of Rare Diseases (ORD):
fungal infection
rare disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Skin Diseases
Antifungal Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
14-alpha Demethylase Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Steroid Synthesis Inhibitors
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2C9 Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2C19 Inhibitors