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Open Label Ganciclovir Therapy for Sight- or Life-Threatening Cytomegalovirus Disease in the Immunocompromised Patient

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002025
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2005
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
November 2, 1999
August 31, 2001
December 9, 2005
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Open Label Ganciclovir Therapy for Sight- or Life-Threatening Cytomegalovirus Disease in the Immunocompromised Patient
Open Label Ganciclovir Therapy for Sight- or Life-Threatening Cytomegalovirus Disease in the Immunocompromised Patient
To make intravenous (IV) ganciclovir available to immunocompromised patients with life-threatening or sight-threatening Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, where the symptoms of the disease are too severe to allow admission to a controlled clinical study of ganciclovir therapy. To determine the safety and tolerance of 2 - 3 weeks induction course of ganciclovir IV followed by a maintenance course of ganciclovir IV for an indefinite duration. To tabulate the patient's clinical response.
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Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Cytomegalovirus Infections
  • Cytomegalovirus Retinitis
  • HIV Infections
Drug: Ganciclovir
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Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease who meet the criteria for a treatment IND protocol, or other clinical studies, including controlled clinical studies of anticytomegalovirus therapy in peripheral CMV retinitis in patients with AIDS.
  • Mild to moderate CMV infections who fail to meet the severity criteria. CMV syndrome (i.e., cytopenia, increased liver enzymes, fever, viremia, viruria) is not considered immediately life-threatening.
  • Transplant patients in whom trial reduction of immunosuppressive drug treatment is feasible.
  • Children with congenital or neonatal CMV where there is not a documented primary or acquired immunodeficiency.
  • Hypersensitivity to acyclovir or ganciclovir.
  • Receiving antimetabolite treatment that cannot be discontinued.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Antimetabolites.
  • Alkylating agents.
  • Nucleoside analogs (topical ophthalmics are permitted).
  • Interferon.
  • Foscarnet.
  • Cytokines.

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection who meet the criteria for a treatment IND protocol, or other clinical studies, including controlled clinical studies of anticytomegalovirus therapy in peripheral CMV retinitis in patients with AIDS.
  • Mild to moderate CMV infections who fail to meet the severity criteria. CMV syndrome (i.e., cytopenia, increased liver enzymes, fever, viremia, viruria) is not considered immediately life-threatening.
  • Transplant patients in whom trial reduction of immunosuppressive drug treatment is feasible.
  • Children with congenital or neonatal CMV where there is not a documented primary or acquired immunodeficiency.
  • Hypersensitivity to acyclovir or ganciclovir.
  • Receiving antimetabolite treatment that cannot be discontinued.

Patients must qualify as follows:

  • Previously enrolled in compassionate use study (ICM 1257/1257A) or have terminated from another Syntex ganciclovir study.
  • Diagnosis of AIDS and life-threatening Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection.
  • Diagnosis of other immunodeficiencies other than AIDS, with life-threatening or sight-threatening CMV disease.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
3 Months and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
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NCT00002025
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ICM 1691
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Hoffmann-La Roche
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
September 1989

ICMJE     Data element required by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors and the World Health Organization ICTRP
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