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A Safety and Tolerability Study of Dapivirine (TMC120) Vaginal Microbicide Gel

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00303576
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 17, 2006
Last Update Posted : July 31, 2006
Information provided by:
International Partnership for Microbicides, Inc.

March 15, 2006
March 17, 2006
July 31, 2006
October 2005
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Local and systemic safety and tolerability.
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A Safety and Tolerability Study of Dapivirine (TMC120) Vaginal Microbicide Gel
A Phase I/II Double-Blind, Randomized Study of the Safety, Tolerability and Systemic Absorption of TMC120 Vaginal Microbicide Gel and Matching Placebo in Healthy HIV-Negative Women.
Approximately 112 HIV-negative women, aged 18 to 50, will be enrolled in this multicenter study at four sites. Volunteers will be randomized to dapivirine (TMC120) vaginal gel or matching placebo gel. The volunteers will receive investigational product for a total of 42 days. Volunteers will be monitored on days 7, 28 and 42 for safety, tolerability and compliance.
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention
HIV Infections
Drug: dapivirine (TMC120) vaginal gel
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July 2006
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • HIV-negative
  • Willing to participate and sign an informed consent
  • Willing to be tested for HIV, use an experimental vaginal gel, and to be randomized to a study group that includes the possibility of being assigned to a placebo group.
  • Willing to use two forms of contraception during the study.
  • Willing to undergo pelvic examinations with colposcopy and photographic documentation according to the protocol throughout the study.
  • Have a regular menstrual cycle defined as having a minimum of 21 days and a maximum of 36 days between menses.
  • Willing to abstain from using any vaginal product (other than the study product or placebo).
  • Willing to be sexually abstinent from randomization until completion of Day 7 evaluations.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Currently pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Clinically detectable genital abnormality on the vulva, vaginal walls or cervix.
  • Laboratory confirmed gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, syphilis, or vaginal candidiasis or clinically diagnosed genital ulcer disease or active HSV-2 lesions.
  • Breakthrough bleeding or gynecologic surgery within 60 days prior to randomization.
  • Symptomatic bacterial vaginosis and unwilling to undergo treatment.
  • Women who require treatment for tuberculosis (TB) within 21 days prior to randomization.
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
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Rwanda,   South Africa,   Tanzania
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International Partnership for Microbicides, Inc.
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Study Director: Zeda Rosenberg, ScD IPM
International Partnership for Microbicides, Inc.
July 2006

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