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A Safety & Effectiveness Study of Intravenous Anidulafungin With AmBisome® for Treatment of Invasive Aspergillosis (IA).

This study has been completed.
Vicuron Pharmaceuticals
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First received: May 16, 2002
Last updated: October 17, 2008
Last verified: October 2008
The combination of Anidulafungin plus AmBisome® may offer an improved outcome for patients treated for Invasive Aspergillosis (IA). The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and the clinical and microbiological effectiveness of anidulafungin plus AmBisome® in treated patients located in the United States, Europe, and South Africa.

Condition Intervention Phase
Aspergillosis Drug: Anidulafungin, VER002 Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open Label Non-Comparative Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Anidulafungin Plus AmBisome® [(Amphotericin B) Liposome for Injection] as a Treatment for Invasive Aspergillosis.

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: May 2002
Study Completion Date: February 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of definite IA outside the pulmonary system or definite or probable pulmonary IA
  • Life expectancy: greater than 72 hours

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant female
  • Hypersensitivity to anidulafungin or echinocandin therapy
  • Hypersensitivity to Tween 80 (polysorbate 80) or tartaric acid
  • Hypersensitivity to amphotericin B deoxycholate or any other constituents of AmBisome unless, in the opinion of the investigator, the benefit of therapy outweighs the risk.
  • Aspergilloma-in the absence of invasive disease
  • Abnormal blood chemistries:

Bilirubin > 3 times the upper limit of normal; AST (aspartate aminotransferase) or ALT (alanine aminotransferase)> 5 times the upper limit of normal

  • Greater than five days of therapeutic doses of systemic therapy for the current Aspergillus-associated condition or a cumulative dose of more than 5 mg/Kg of amphotericin, more than 25 mg/Kg of a lipid formulation of amphotericin, or more than 2g of itraconazole for the current condition. Prophylactic use of azoles or amphotericin is acceptable.
  • Less than 4 weeks since prior participation in an investigational drug or device study, with the exception of cytotoxic, antiretroviral agents and therapies for AIDS-related opportunistic infections.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00037206

United States, Pennsylvania
Versicor, Inc.
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19406
Sponsors and Collaborators
Vicuron Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Responsible Party: Director, Clinical Trial Disclosure Group, Pfizer, Inc. Identifier: NCT00037206     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VER002-7
Study First Received: May 16, 2002
Last Updated: October 17, 2008

Keywords provided by Pfizer:
Invasive Aspergillosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Skin Diseases
Liposomal amphotericin B
Antifungal Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Antiprotozoal Agents
Antiparasitic Agents processed this record on September 21, 2017