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To Evaluate the Treatment Effect of an Anti-Infective Agent for Different Kinds of Infections (0826-052)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00398099
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 10, 2006
Last Update Posted : February 17, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC

Brief Summary:
To collect clinical response data with the use of ertapenem in approved indications.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Infection Pneumonia Urinary Tract Infection Drug: MK0826, ertapenem sodium / Duration of Treatment: 14 Days Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Clinical Evaluation for the Efficacy, Safety, Tolerability & Medical Resource Utilization of Invanz (Ertapenem Sodium) Therapy
Study Start Date : July 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2006

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Signs and symptoms of infection on days 3, 4, 7 and 14 during treatment

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety and Tolerability

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female patients, 20 years of age or older
  • Patients did not receive any systemic antibiotic before enrollment, or patients with failed clinical response (no improvement on symptoms or laboratory data) through previous antibiotic treatment
  • Patients who required therapy prior to identification of cause of infection

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has a concomitant infection that may interfere with the evaluation of the response to ertapenem
  • Patient has an apache ii > 30.
  • Patient has an infection caused by pathogens resistant to ertapenem
  • Patients with known allergy to ertapenem or other drugs in the same carbapenem class, beta - lactams, lidocaine or local anesthetics of the amide type
  • The patient requires antibiotics other than ertapenem (such as: glycopeptides, macrolides or antifungal agents)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00398099

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC
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Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC
Study Data/Documents: CSR Synopsis  This link exits the site

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Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC Identifier: NCT00398099    
Other Study ID Numbers: 0826-052
First Posted: November 10, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 17, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Communicable Diseases
Urinary Tract Infections
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Urologic Diseases
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents