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Evaluation of the Interaction Between Acetaminophen and Zidovudine

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00000731
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted : March 16, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE November 2, 1999
First Posted Date  ICMJE August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted Date March 16, 2012
Study Start Date  ICMJE Not Provided
Primary Completion Date Not Provided
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Change History
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
 
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE Evaluation of the Interaction Between Acetaminophen and Zidovudine
Official Title  ICMJE Evaluation of the Interaction Between Acetaminophen and Zidovudine
Brief Summary To determine if zidovudine (AZT) and acetaminophen (APAP) interact when given to the same patient, and if so, the manner of interaction. Patients with AIDS often require therapy with painkillers for the management of mild pain and discomfort associated with their disease, and APAP is often prescribed. AZT is being used to treat AIDS patients. It is important for doctors to understand how AZT and APAP may interact when given to the same patient, because other studies have suggested that the dosage of AZT may have to be adjusted when given with APAP in order to avoid or minimize adverse effects.
Detailed Description

Patients with AIDS often require therapy with painkillers for the management of mild pain and discomfort associated with their disease, and APAP is often prescribed. AZT is being used to treat AIDS patients. It is important for doctors to understand how AZT and APAP may interact when given to the same patient, because other studies have suggested that the dosage of AZT may have to be adjusted when given with APAP in order to avoid or minimize adverse effects.

Persons who are infected with HIV and have symptoms (fever, fatigue, weight loss) of AIDS are eligible for the study. They will be given AZT orally every 4 hours or APAP orally every 8 hours alone or in combination for 4 days while at home. On the 4th day, participants will be admitted to a clinical research center for studies to determine how they are tolerating the medicine. On the 5th day, any scheduled 8 am doses of AZT will be given intravenously, while the scheduled doses of APAP will still be given orally. Repeated blood samples will be taken over the next 12 hours and urine will be collected for 24 hours. The process will be repeated at weekly intervals for 3 weeks, so that each patient receives AZT alone, APAP alone, and the combination of AZT and APAP.

Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Not Applicable
Study Design  ICMJE Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition  ICMJE HIV Infections
Intervention  ICMJE
  • Drug: Zidovudine
  • Drug: Acetaminophen
Study Arms  ICMJE Not Provided
Publications *

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Completed
Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: June¬†23,¬†2005)
10
Original Enrollment  ICMJE Same as current
Actual Study Completion Date  ICMJE May 1990
Primary Completion Date Not Provided
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Severe ongoing opportunistic infection including Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), cryptococcal or toxoplasmosis meningoencephalitis, disseminated herpes simplex or herpes zoster. A demonstrated prior sensitivity or an experience of significant adverse effects during prior therapy with the drug to be used in the study.
  • Significant diarrhea at entry ( > 1 watery stool/day).

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Severe ongoing opportunistic infection including Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), cryptococcal or toxoplasmosis meningoencephalitis, disseminated herpes simplex or herpes zoster. A demonstrated prior sensitivity or an experience of significant adverse effects during prior therapy with the drug to be used in the study.
  • Significant diarrhea at entry ( > 1 watery stool/day).

AIDS related complex (ARC) defined as presence of any one of the following within 12 months prior to entry and absence of a concurrent illness or condition other than

HIV infection to explain the findings:

  • Fever of > 38.5 degrees C persisting for longer than 3 weeks.
  • Involuntary weight loss of > 15 lbs. or > 10 percent of baseline noted in a 120-day period prior to evaluation.
  • History of diarrhea (> 2 liquid stools per day) persisting for longer than 1 month but not occurring at entry.
  • History of clinical diagnosis of oral candidiasis or hairy leukoplakia. Patients who have AIDS-defined opportunistic infections or tumors.
  • Patients eligible for zidovudine under the labeling. A positive HIV antibody test. Exceptions will be made for patients with a previously positive HIV antibody test with progressive disease and patients where virus isolation has been made. A life expectancy of at least 3 months.
  • Patients with stable Kaposi's sarcoma, mild herpes infections, mild or stable depression, asymptomatic or mild cytomegalovirus or Epstein-Barr virus infection, or a hepatitis B virus carrier state will be acceptable for study.

Inability to abstain from alcohol or any other drug, including nonprescription medications, during the study period.

Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages  ICMJE 18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE No
Contacts  ICMJE Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE United States
Removed Location Countries  
 
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT00000731
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE ACTG 032
11008 ( Registry Identifier: DAIDS ES Registry Number )
Has Data Monitoring Committee Not Provided
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE Not Provided
Responsible Party National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Study Sponsor  ICMJE National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Collaborators  ICMJE Not Provided
Investigators  ICMJE
Study Chair: Ptachcinski R
PRS Account National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Verification Date March 2012

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