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Rifabutin Therapy for the Prevention of Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC) Bacteremia in HIV Positive Patients With CD4 Counts = or < 200: Treatment IND Study

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002080
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2014
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
November 2, 1999
August 31, 2001
March 17, 2014
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Rifabutin Therapy for the Prevention of Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC) Bacteremia in HIV Positive Patients With CD4 Counts = or < 200: Treatment IND Study
Rifabutin Therapy for the Prevention of Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC) Bacteremia in HIV Positive Patients With CD4 Counts = or < 200: Treatment IND Study

Primary: To provide rifabutin to HIV positive patients in an attempt to prevent or delay Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC) infection by a daily dose of rifabutin.

Secondary: To further characterize the safety of rifabutin monotherapy in preventing or delaying MAC bacteremia in HIV positive patients with CD4 counts = or < 200.

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Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Mycobacterium Avium-intracellulare Infection
  • HIV Infections
Drug: Rifabutin
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Gordin F, Masur H. Prophylaxis of Mycobacterium avium complex bacteremia in patients with AIDS. Clin Infect Dis. 1994 Apr;18 Suppl 3:S223-6. Review.

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Inclusion Criteria

Concurrent Medication:

Allowed:

  • Any medication with the exception of other investigational drugs not available under a treatment IND, expanded access, or parallel track program.

Patients must have:

  • Confirmed HIV infection.
  • CD4 cell counts <= 200 cells/mm3.
  • No evidence of disseminated MAC disease.
  • Informed consent of parent or guardian if 12 to < 18 years of age.

NOTE:

  • Pregnant females may be eligible. There are no studies of the safety or efficacy of rifabutin in pregnant women. Rifabutin should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. In addition, a risk/benefit decision should consider the likelihood of a woman's developing MAC if she does not receive prophylaxis. The risk of developing MAC rises substantially for women with CD4 counts less than 100, although it can also develop in women with higher CD4 counts. Women of reproductive potential who are not pregnant must use contraception. They are encouraged to use means other than oral contraceptives.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following symptoms and conditions are excluded:

  • Known hypersensitivity to rifabutin, rifampin, or other rifamycins.
  • Current infection due to MAC or other mycobacterial disease, or complaints consistent with tuberculosis.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Other investigational drugs with the exception of those available under a treatment IND, expanded access, or parallel track program. (Licensed products prescribed for unlabeled indications are not considered investigational.)

Patients with the following prior conditions are excluded:

Prior infection due to MAC or other mycobacterial disease or complaints consistent with tuberculosis.

Sexes Eligible for Study: All
12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
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United States
 
 
NCT00002080
109A
087085-999
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
April 2003

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