Study of Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole as PCP Prophylaxis in CTD Patients
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01747278|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2012 by Fengchun Zhang, gwcmc.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : December 11, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 11, 2012
Evaluation the efficacy and safety profile of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole as Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) prophylaxis in Patients With Connective Tissue Diseases (CTD) treated with high-dose glucocorticoids and immunosuppressive agents.
Open-labeled, randomized, prospective single-center clinical trial. Observation period of 12 weeks.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Pneumonia, Pneumocystis Prevention & Control||Drug: Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole||Phase 2 Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||80 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||The Safety and Effectiveness of Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole as Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP) Prophylaxis in Patients With Connective Tissue Diseases|
|Study Start Date :||August 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||June 2013|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||August 2013|
No Intervention: Placebo
Patients were not treated with Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX).
Patients received Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) 80 mg/400 mg p.o. every day as PCP Prophylaxis.
Oral Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole 80 mg/400mg once daily for 12 weeks.
Other Name: Septra
- Documented PCP infection [ Time Frame: 12 weeks. ]Documented Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia infection: defined as documentation of Pneumocystis from a properly obtained specimen (induced sputum, bronchoalveolar lavage, or biopsy) in a patient with clinical manifestations compatible with PCP.
- PCP-related mortality [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]PCP-related mortality at the end of week 12.
- All cause mortality [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]All cause mortality at the end of week 12.
- Other infections [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]Infections other than PCP throughout the study period.
- PCP-related hospitalization [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]PCP-related hospitalization throughout the study period.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01747278
|Contact: Hua Chen, MDfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Deptment of Rheumatology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital||Recruiting|
|Beijing, China, 100032|
|Contact: Fengchun Zhang, MD +86-10-69158794 ZhangFCcra@yahoo.com.cn|
|Principal Investigator: Fengchun Zhang, MD|
|Principal Investigator:||Fengchun Zhang, MD||gwcmc|