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Lopinavir/Ritonavir (Kaletra) PK in Children

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00810108
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 17, 2008
Results First Posted : July 6, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 6, 2012
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Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: HIV/AIDS Treatment
HIV Infections
Intervention: Drug: lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra®) tablets

  Participant Flow

Recruitment Details
Key information relevant to the recruitment process for the overall study, such as dates of the recruitment period and locations
Subjects were recruited between August 2008 to August 2009 from the Special Immunology Program at Children' National Medical Center in Washington DC.

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Whole Then Crushed Tablets These subjects will take whole lopinavir tablets at Study Visit 1, and crushed tablets at Study Visit 2.
Crushed Then Whole Tablets These subjects will take crushed tablets at Study Visit 1, and whole tablets at Study Visit 2.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Whole Then Crushed Tablets   Crushed Then Whole Tablets
STARTED   6   7 
COMPLETED   5   7 
NOT COMPLETED   1   0 
Withdrawal by Subject                1                0 



  Baseline Characteristics


  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Lopinavir Area Under the Curve (AUC)   [ Time Frame: pre-dose, 1,2,4,6,8, and 12 hours post-dose ]


  Serious Adverse Events


  Other Adverse Events


  Limitations and Caveats

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
The AUC of the crushed tablet administration were measured after a single dose only, rather than at steady-state; variable adherence may have impacted results.


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