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Dapsone 100 Mg Versus 50 as Primary Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP) in Patients With AIDS-Related Complex (ARC)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002043
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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Dapsone 100 Mg Versus 50 as Primary Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP) in Patients With AIDS-Related Complex (ARC)
Dapsone 100 Mg Versus 50 as Primary Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP) in Patients With AIDS-Related Complex (ARC)
To determine which of 2 doses of dapsone is effective prophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in patients with oral thrush or hairy leukoplakia and less than 400 CD4 lymphocytes per mm3. To determine whether the long-term toxicities associated with daily dapsone in this population are tolerable.
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Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Pneumonia, Pneumocystis Carinii
  • HIV Infections
Drug: Dapsone
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Inclusion Criteria

The patient must have HIV positive antibody test and presence of oral thrush or hairy leukoplakia.

  • Patient must be willing and able to sign informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Prior Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) or AIDS-defining condition.
  • Prophylaxis for PCP in preceding 3 months.
  • Absence of detectable glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) activity.
  • Prior type I hypersensitivity (anaphylaxis, urticaria, angioedema) or exfoliative dermatitis during treatment with dapsone.
  • History of poor compliance.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Zidovudine (AZT).

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Prior Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) or AIDS-defining condition.
  • Prophylaxis for PCP in preceding 3 months.
  • Absence of detectable glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) activity.
  • Concurrent or prior therapy with zidovudine (AZT).
  • Prior type I hypersensitivity (anaphylaxis, urticaria, angioedema) or exfoliative dermatitis during treatment with dapsone.
  • History of poor compliance.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • Zidovudine (AZT).
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
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United States
 
 
NCT00002043
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Jacobus Pharmaceutical
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
December 1989

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