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Comparative Study of EDP-420 Versus Another Antibiotic in the Treatment of Community Acquired Pneumonia

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2006 by Enanta Pharmaceuticals.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Enanta Pharmaceuticals Identifier:
First received: December 23, 2005
Last updated: September 18, 2006
Last verified: September 2006
This study will compare the efficacy, safety and tolerability of EDP-420 versus another oral antibiotic in the treatment of community acquired pneumonia

Condition Intervention Phase
Community Acquired Pneumonia Drug: EDP-420 / Duration of Treatment – 3 days Drug: Telithromycin / Duration of Treatment – 7 days Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Parallel Group, Multicenter Study of EDP-420 Versus Telithromycin for the Treatment of Community Acquired Pneumonia

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Further study details as provided by Enanta Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical Cure 7-14 days after end of therapy

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Bacteriological response
  • Radiographic response
  • Change in signs and symptoms
  • Safety

Estimated Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: December 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2007

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Recent respiratory illness with signs and symptoms and chest X-ray consistent with the diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia.
  • Suitable candidate for oral antibiotic therapy and able to swallow large capsules intact
  • If female, must be non-lactating and at no risk for pregnancy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other infections
  • Other pulmonary diseases requirement multiple antibacterial medications or long duration of therapy
  • History of hypersensitivity, allergic or adverse reactions to macrolide, ketolide, azalide or streptogramins
  • Evidence of uncontrolled clinically significant disease, malignancy, or other abnormality
  • Requirement of parenteral antimicrobial therapy for treatment of pneumonia
  • Currently receiving or likely to receive any known inhibitors or inducers of cytochrome P450 mediated drug metabolism
  • Immunocompromised subjects
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00270517

Contact: Medical Director

United States, Massachusetts
Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Recruiting
Watertown, Massachusetts, United States, 02472
Contact: Study Director   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Enanta Pharmaceuticals
Study Director: Study Director Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc
  More Information Identifier: NCT00270517     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EDP420-05-006
Study First Received: December 23, 2005
Last Updated: September 18, 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents processed this record on September 21, 2017