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Moxifloxacin As Part of a Multi-Drug Regimen For Tuberculosis

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First received: April 30, 2004
Last updated: March 26, 2013
Last verified: March 2013
Results First Received: March 26, 2013  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Tuberculosis
Intervention: Drug: Moxifloxacin

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Recruitment Details
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Subjects with respiratory symptoms suggestive of TB were recruited from the HUCFF outpatient TB clinic as well as other local TB clinics.

Pre-Assignment Details
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Patients who did not meet enrollment criteria or who did not want to participate in the study were excluded.

Reporting Groups
Experimental Arm INH 300mg/RIF 600mg/PZA 20mg/kg/MOX 400mg/EMB placebo once daily for 8 weeks
Control Arm INH 300mg/RIF 600mg/PZA 20mg/kg/MOX placebo/EMB 15-20mg/kg once daily for 8 weeks

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Experimental Arm     Control Arm  
STARTED     74     72  
COMPLETED     64     61  
NOT COMPLETED     10     11  
Withdrawal by Subject                 3                 5  
Lost to Follow-up                 1                 0  
Adverse Event                 1                 0  
Culture negative or resistant at baselin                 5                 6  

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Population Description
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125 had 8-week data (moxifloxacin n=64, ethambutol n=61)

Reporting Groups
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Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Experimental Arm (Moxi)     Control Arm (EMB)     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  74     72     146  
[units: participants]
<=18 years     0     0     0  
Between 18 and 65 years     72     71     143  
>=65 years     2     1     3  
[units: years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
  32.5  (11.7)     35.7  (12.0)     34.1  (11.9)  
[units: participants]
Female     34     22     56  
Male     40     50     90  
Region of Enrollment  
[units: participants]
Brazil     74     72     146  

  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Proportion of Patients With Sterile Sputum Cultures   [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]

2.  Secondary:   Proportion of Patients With Grade 3 or 4 Adverse Reactions Attributable to Study Medications   [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]

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