New Antibiotic to Treat Patients With Community-acquired Pneumonia Due to a Specific Bacteria (S. Pneumoniae Pneumonia)

This study has been completed.
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First received: May 2, 2002
Last updated: April 25, 2011
Last verified: April 2011

May 2, 2002
April 25, 2011
December 2001
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  • To assess the microbiologic efficacy of linezolid in the treatment of patients with pneumonia caused by penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae (PRSP).
  • Additionally, microbiologic efficacy will be assessed in all pneumonia patients infected with S pneumoniae SP) and in those infected with penicillin-sensitive (PSSP) and penicillin-intermediate (PISP) S pneumoniae.
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To assess clinical efficacy and safety in pneumonia patients infected with S pneumoniae.
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New Antibiotic to Treat Patients With Community-acquired Pneumonia Due to a Specific Bacteria (S. Pneumoniae Pneumonia)
Linezolid in the Treatment of Penicillin-Resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae Pneumonia: An Open-Label, Non-Comparator Study
This study will treat patients who have a community-acquired pneumonia that is due to a specific bacteria (S. pneumoniae)
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Phase 3
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Pneumonia, Pneumococcal
  • Community Acquired Infections
  • Gram-positive Bacterial Infections
Drug: Antibiotic
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May 2003
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Other specific inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply. In order to determine eligibility, further examination by the investigator is necessary.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients must have the signs and symptoms of pneumonia, with a chest xray showing a pneumonia.
  • The patient must have S. pneumoniae (a specific bacteria) growing in sputum or blood to continue treatment.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients cannot have taken more than one day of another antibiotic before entering this study.
  • Patients with HIV and a low CD4 count are excluded.
13 Years and older
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United States,   Slovakia,   Spain,   Taiwan
M12600071, A5951056
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April 2011

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