Daptomycin in Pediatric Patients With Bacterial Meningitis

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Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : January 31, 2012
Last Update Posted : June 8, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne

Brief Summary:
5 Children > 3months and < 16 years with Gram-positive meningitis will receive a single dose of daptomycin 24 hours after the first dose of ceftriaxone. 4-8 hours after daptomycin administration a second lumbar puncture is performed to determine the peak concentration of daptomycin in the cerebrospinal fluid. In parallel peak and trough level of daptomycin will be measured in the plasma. The investigators anticipate that daptomycin penetrates into the cerebrospinal fluid in bactericidal concentrations

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Meningitis Drug: Daptomycin Phase 1

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 5 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of Cerebrospinal Fluid Concentration of Daptomycin (Cubicin¬) in Pediatric Patients With Gram-positive Bacterial Meningitis, Concurrently Receiving Standard Antimicrobial Therapy
Actual Study Start Date : April 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 2018

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MedlinePlus related topics: Meningitis
Drug Information available for: Daptomycin

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
i.v. daptomycin given 24 hours after first ceftriaxone dose at age appropriate dosage
Drug: Daptomycin
One dose of daptomycin given at an age appropriate dosage (3-24 months 6mg/kg; 2-6 years 10mg/kg; 7-11 years 8mg/kg; 12-16years 6mg/kg)

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Characterization of the peak concentration of daptomycin in the cerebrospinal fluid of pediatric patients with bacterial meningitis [ Time Frame: 4-8 hours after drug administration ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Evaluate possible side effects of daptomycin in pediatric patients with bacterial meningitis [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Months to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 3 months and < 16 years
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Written parental (or appropriate legal representative) informed consent prior to study inclusion

Exclusion Criteria

  • Gram-negative bacteria in the CSF
  • Creatinine clearance < 80ml/min/1.73m2
  • Creatinine phosphokinase level > 2x upper age related norm
  • Known allergy or hypersensitivity to daptomycin
  • Known clinical significant cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, hepatic, gastrointestinal, endocrine, hematologic, autoimmune disease, or primary immunodeficiency
  • Height and weight below 3rd or above 95th percentile
  • History of, or current muscular disease
  • Underlying neurological disease with disruption of blood brain barrier
  • Epilepsy
  • Muscular weakness, history of peripheral neuropathy, or Guillain-Barré syndrome

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01522105

Contact: Philipp Agyeman, MD +41316329487

Dep. of Pediatrics, University Hospital Bern Recruiting
Bern, Switzerland, 3010
Principal Investigator: Philipp Agyeman, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Christoph Aebi, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Andrea Duppenthaler, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Stephen Leib, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne
Principal Investigator: Philipp Agyeman, MD University Children's Hospital Bern

Responsible Party: University Hospital Inselspital, Berne Identifier: NCT01522105     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 046/11
2012DR1007 ( Other Identifier: Swissmedic )
First Posted: January 31, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 8, 2017
Last Verified: June 2017

Keywords provided by University Hospital Inselspital, Berne:
Central Nervous System Infections
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Therapeutic Use
Pharmacologic Actions

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Meningitis, Bacterial
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Central Nervous System Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Central Nervous System Infections
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents