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A Pilot Study of the Efficacy of Recombinant Alpha Interferon (IFN-A2b) and Zidovudine (AZT) in the Treatment of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Complicating HIV-1 Infection

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002270
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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A Pilot Study of the Efficacy of Recombinant Alpha Interferon (IFN-A2b) and Zidovudine (AZT) in the Treatment of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Complicating HIV-1 Infection
A Pilot Study of the Efficacy of Recombinant Alpha Interferon (IFN-A2b) and Zidovudine (AZT) in the Treatment of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Complicating HIV-1 Infection
To study the effectiveness of alpha interferon (IFN-A2b) and zidovudine (AZT) in treating progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) as a complication of HIV-1 infection.
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Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • HIV Infections
  • Leukoencephalopathy, Progressive Multifocal
  • Drug: Interferon alfa-2b
  • Drug: Zidovudine
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Inclusion Criteria

Patients must have:

  • HIV seropositivity by both ELISA and Western blot.
  • Biopsy proven progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML).

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following conditions or symptoms are excluded:

  • Intolerant to interferon.
  • Prior or concomitant central nervous system disease (CNS) such as toxoplasmosis, multiple sclerosis (MS), or neurosyphilis.

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Intolerant to interferon.
  • Prior or concomitant central nervous system disease (CNS) such as toxoplasmosis, multiple sclerosis (MS), or neurosyphilis.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • Patients receiving interferon for other reasons.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
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United States
 
 
NCT00002270
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University of Miami
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
March 1991

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