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Towards Reducing Resistance and Hematological Toxicity of Linezolid

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00177723
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 17, 2008
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Collaborator:
Monash University
Information provided by:
University of Pittsburgh
  Purpose
The study will evaluate and improve the performance of pharmaco-statistical models previously developed in the compassionate use program in patients being treated with linezolid under clinical usage conditions. This study will also develop a sensitive and specific tool that may be used to predict patients at risk of hematological toxicity, based on factors including linezolid concentration and duration of therapy and use these models to better understand the determinants of toxicity with linezolid and define better strategies to manage toxicity or reduce its occurrence.

Condition Phase
Infection Adverse Effects Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Towards Reducing Resistance and Hematological Toxicity of Linezolid

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Further study details as provided by University of Pittsburgh:

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: August 2005
Study Completion Date: February 2007
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  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males or females greater than 18 years of age.
  • All patients will remain in the hospital for pharmacokinetic sampling.
  • All subjects must be on the medication linezolid as part of their standard of care.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with renal failure who receive peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis or hemofiltration.
  • Any contraindication to blood sampling
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
United States, Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Pittsburgh
Monash University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: David L Paterson, MD University of Pittsburgh
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00177723     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB# 0501019
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 17, 2008
Last Verified: December 2008

Keywords provided by University of Pittsburgh:
receiving antibiotic Linezolid clinically

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Linezolid
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action