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A Study of Tecogalan Sodium

This study has been completed.
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First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: April 1996

November 2, 1999
June 23, 2005
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A Study of Tecogalan Sodium
A Phase I Trial of Tecogalan Sodium (DS-4152) Administered as an Infusion Twice Weekly for 21 Days

To evaluate the safety of different doses and dosing regimens of tecogalan sodium (DS-4152) and to establish the MTD at each of the different dosing schedules.

Patients receive intravenous DS-4152 by infusion twice weekly for 21 days, followed by 2 weeks of rest; courses may repeat. Patients undergo weekly follow-up. A punch biopsy will be obtained from patients with Kaposi's sarcoma.

Phase 1
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Sarcoma, Kaposi
  • HIV Infections
Drug: Tecogalan sodium
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Inclusion Criteria

Patients must have:

  • Kaposi's sarcoma plus HIV infection OR metastatic solid tumor.
  • Life expectancy of at least 12 weeks.
  • NO symptomatic AIDS-defining opportunistic infection within the past 4 weeks.
  • Recovered from toxicity of any prior anticancer therapy.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:

  • Leukemia or lymphoma.
  • Current gastrointestinal bleeding by stool guaiac.
  • Extensive bone metastases or significant radiographic osteoporosis in patients with solid tumors.
  • Active heart disease such as uncontrolled angina, uncompensated congestive heart failure, or dysrhythmias requiring antiarrhythmics.
  • Acute intercurrent infection other than genital herpes.
  • Symptomatic or known central nervous system involvement (including brain metastases) unless stable and off therapy.

Concurrent Medication:


  • Other anticancer therapy.
  • Other investigational agents.

Patients with the following prior conditions are excluded:

  • History of acute or chronic gastrointestinal bleeding or inflammatory bowel disease.
  • History of myocardial infarction within past 6 months.

Prior Medication:


  • Anticancer therapy within the past 3 weeks (6 weeks for nitrosourea or mitomycin C).
  • Investigational agents within the past 4 weeks.
18 Years and older
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
088C, 4152A-PRT004
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Daiichi Pharmaceuticals
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
April 1996

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