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A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Raltegravir (MK0518) in HIV-Infected Patients Failing Current Antiretroviral Therapies (0518-019)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00293254
First Posted: February 17, 2006
Last Update Posted: March 21, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Results First Submitted: August 20, 2009  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: HIV Infections
Interventions: Drug: raltegravir potassium
Drug: Comparator: placebo

  Participant Flow


  Baseline Characteristics
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Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Raltegravir 400 mg b.i.d. + OBT No text entered.
Placebo + OBT No text entered.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Raltegravir 400 mg b.i.d. + OBT   Placebo + OBT   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 230   119   349 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Full Range)
 45.3 
 (16 to 67) 
 46.5 
 (17 to 70) 
 45.7 
 (16 to 70) 
Sex: Female, Male 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
     
Female      20   8.7%      12  10.1%      32   9.2% 
Male      210  91.3%      107  89.9%      317  90.8% 
Race/Ethnicity, Customized 
[Units: Participants]
     
White   127   77   204 
Black   47   21   68 
Asian   2   1   3 
Hispanic   47   18   65 
Native American   1   0   1 
Other   6   2   8 
Cluster of Differentiation 4 (CD4) Cell Count 
[Units: Cells/mm^3]
Mean (Full Range)
 146 
 (1 to 757) 
 163 
 (0 to 674) 
 152 
 (0 to 757) 
Plasma Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) 
[Units: copies/mL]
Geometric Mean (Full Range)
 49159 
 (200 to 750000) 
 47850 
 (200 to 750000) 
 48709 
 (200 to 750000) 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Percentage of Participants Achieving HIV RNA <400 Copies/mL at Week 16   [ Time Frame: 16 Weeks ]

2.  Primary:   Percentage of Participants Achieving HIV RNA <400 Copies/mL at Week 48   [ Time Frame: 48 Weeks ]

3.  Primary:   Double-Blind Extension - Week 156: Percentage of Participants Achieving HIV RNA <400 Copies/mL   [ Time Frame: 156 Weeks ]

4.  Primary:   Open-Label Extension - Week 240: Percentage of Participants Achieving HIV RNA <400 Copies/mL   [ Time Frame: 240 Weeks ]

5.  Secondary:   Percentage of Participants Achieving HIV RNA <50 Copies/mL at Week 16   [ Time Frame: 16 Weeks ]

6.  Secondary:   Percentage of Participants Achieving HIV RNA <50 Copies/mL at Week 48   [ Time Frame: 48 Weeks ]

7.  Secondary:   Double-Blind Extension - Week 156: Percentage of Participants Achieving HIV RNA <50 Copies/mL   [ Time Frame: 156 Weeks ]

8.  Secondary:   Open-Label Extension - Week 240: Percentage of Participants Achieving HIV RNA <50 Copies/mL   [ Time Frame: 240 Weeks ]

9.  Secondary:   Double-Blind Extension - Week 156: Percentage of Participants Without Loss of Virologic Response   [ Time Frame: 156 Weeks ]

10.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in HIV RNA (Log 10 Copies/mL) at Week 16   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 16 ]

11.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in HIV RNA (log10 Copies/mL) at Week 48   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 48 ]

12.  Secondary:   Double-Blind Extension - Week 156: Change From Baseline in HIV RNA (log10 Copies/mL)   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 156 ]

13.  Secondary:   Open-Label Extension - Week 240: Change From Baseline in HIV RNA (log10 Copies/mL)   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 240 ]

14.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in CD4 Cell Count (Cells/mm^3) at Week 16   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 16 ]

15.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in CD4 Cell Count (Cells/mm^3) at Week 48   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 48 ]

16.  Secondary:   Double-Blind Extension - Week 156: Change From Baseline in CD4 Cell Count(Cells/mm^3)   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 156 ]

17.  Secondary:   Open-Label Extension - Week 240: Change From Baseline in CD4 Cell Count (Cells/mm^3)   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 240 ]


  Serious Adverse Events


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  Limitations and Caveats
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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
Adverse events are reported by original treatment group for the entire 240-week study, including double-blind, open-label, and OLPVF phases; 83 of 119 participants in the placebo group also received raltegravir in the open-label or OLPVF phase.


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