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A Study of Tamiflu (Oseltamivir) Treatment in Laboratory-Confirmed Influenza.

This study has been terminated.
(poor recruitment, no patients were enrolled)
Information provided by:
Hoffmann-La Roche Identifier:
First received: February 15, 2007
Last updated: February 16, 2017
Last verified: February 2017
This study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of Tamiflu in patients with clinically-diagnosed influenza occurring during an influenza outbreak within the community. Patients will be randomized to receive Tamiflu 75mg bid orally plus support therapy (NSAIDs and antibiotics) or support therapy alone. The anticipated time on study treatment is <3 months, and the target sample size is <100 individuals.

Condition Intervention Phase
Influenza Drug: oseltamivir [Tamiflu] Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Open Label Study to Evaluate the Effect of Tamiflu on Viral Shedding and on Serum and Cytoplasmic Inflammatory Cytokine Concentrations in Patients With Laboratory-confirmed Influenza

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Further study details as provided by Hoffmann-La Roche:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Viral shedding; serum and intracellular concentrations of inflammatory cytokines (INFgamma, TNFalpha, IL-6, IL-12).

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy: Duration of illness, health and functional status, extent and severity of symptoms, incidence of resistant viruses. Safety: AEs.

Actual Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: April 2007
Primary Completion Date: April 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 64 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adult patients, 18-64 years of age;
  • ambulatory;
  • influenza-like illness;
  • positive rapid assay for detection of influenza antigen.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • presentation >36h after onset of symptoms;
  • influenza-like symptoms outside an outbreak based on local surveillance activities;
  • influenza vaccination between November 2006 and January 2007;
  • receipt of antiviral therapy, systemic steroids or immunosuppressants within 2 weeks prior to study day 1.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00436124

Genova, Italy
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
  More Information Identifier: NCT00436124     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML20910
Study First Received: February 15, 2007
Last Updated: February 16, 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Influenza, Human
Orthomyxoviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on August 22, 2017