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Zyvox (Linezolid) Special Investigation For Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pfizer Identifier:
First received: October 18, 2010
Last updated: May 29, 2012
Last verified: May 2012
To collect the efficacy and safety information in subjects who have been treated with Zyvox (linezolid) for vancomycin resistance Enterococcus faecium infection for their appropriate use in daily practice.

Condition Intervention
Vancomycin Resistance Enterococcus Faecium Drug: Zyvox (linezolid)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Zyvox (Linezolid) Special Investigation For Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE)(Regulatory Post Marketing Commitment Plan)

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants With Adverse Drug Reactions. [ Time Frame: Baseline to 8 weeks ]
    All observed or volunteered adverse events and the investigator's opinion of the causal relationship to the study treatment were reported as adverse events. Definition of adverse drug reaction was treatment related adverse events which were evaluated in company with the causal relationship to the investigational product.

  • Number of Participants Categorized as Responders (Cure and Improved) to Zyvox (Linezolid) Treatment. [ Time Frame: Baseline to 8 weeks ]
    Clinical overall effectiveness was evaluated by investigators based on clinical symptoms, laboratory test and investigator judgement, at the end of observation period. Clinical rating (cure/improved/not cured/unable to evaluate) was carried out. Definition of cured was disappearance of clinical symptom and/or Laboratory test abnormality. Definition of improved was improvement in clinical symptoms and/or laboratory test abnormality.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Adverse Drug Reactions Unlisted in Japanese Package Insert. [ Time Frame: Baseline to 8 weeks ]
    The adverse drug reactions that have not been included in Japanese package insert.

Enrollment: 41
Study Start Date: May 2006
Study Completion Date: April 2011
Primary Completion Date: April 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Zyvox (linezolid)
Patients who have been treated with Zyvox (linezolid).
Drug: Zyvox (linezolid)
Patients should be treated with Zyvox (linezolid) 600 mg every twelve hours.
Other Name: linezolid, Zyvox


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The patients who are prescribed to Zyvox (linezolid).

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject to whom Zyvox (linezolid) was administered.
  • Infected subject with Vancomycin resistance Enterococcus faecium.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Infected subject with MRSA and other organism.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01224626

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Pfizer Identifier: NCT01224626     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A5951139
Study First Received: October 18, 2010
Results First Received: March 28, 2012
Last Updated: May 29, 2012

Keywords provided by Pfizer:
Post Marketing Surveillance

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on August 23, 2017