Safety and Tolerability of Z-100 in Patients With Early HIV Infection

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Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted : April 27, 2006
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Zeria Pharmaceutical

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to see if Z-100 (an investigational drug) treatment is safe in HIV patients who have never received treatment for their HIV, who have not been taking highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) for at least 8 weeks, or who have been stable on their current first or second HAART regimen for at least 12 weeks.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
HIV Infections Drug: Z-100 Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 1b Multicenter Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Study on the Safety and Tolerability of Z-100 in Early HIV-1 Infected Patients

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MedlinePlus related topics: HIV/AIDS

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria

Patients may be eligible for this study if they:

  • Are HIV positive but do not show symptoms.
  • Are male or female, 18 years or older.
  • Have not received treatment for HIV.
  • Have received treatment but have discontinued HAART for at least 8 weeks prior to screening, have had stable viral loads on at least 2 separate time points at least 1 month apart including screening, and have had stable CD4 levels on at least 2 separate time points at least 1 month apart including screening.
  • Use birth control while on the study and during the follow-up period.
  • Have viral loads of 2,000 to 55,000 copies/ml within 2 weeks of randomization.
  • Have CD4 counts of greater than 350 cells/mm within 2 weeks of randomization.
  • Have a negative serum pregnancy test within 2 weeks of randomization (women able to have children).

Exclusion Criteria

Patients will not be eligible for this study if they:

  • Have failed HAART treatment.
  • Have opportunistic infection or cancer.
  • Have a history of tuberculosis.
  • Have very abnormal laboratory test results.
  • Have heart, liver, kidney or nervous system conditions.
  • Have serious problems digesting and absorbing food or have serious long-term diarrhea within 4
  • weeks of randomization.
  • Have received radiation (localized is allowed) or chemotherapy within 30 days before randomization.
  • Have seizure disorders that cannot be controlled.
  • Have received any other drugs that affect the immune system or experimental drugs within 60 days before randomization.
  • Have had any vaccination within 15 days before randomization.
  • Have a mental condition which makes the patient unable to understand what the study is about and what it involves.
  • Have a history of alcohol or drug abuse, unless the investigator feels that it will not interfere with participation in the protocol.
  • Are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Have a history of being very sensitive to the study drug or similar drugs.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00016692

United States, California
UCSF - San Francisco Gen Hosp
San Francisco, California, United States, 94110
United States, Illinois
Northwestern Univ Med School
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
United States, Texas
Univ TX Med Branch
Galveston, Texas, United States, 77555
Sponsors and Collaborators
Zeria Pharmaceutical Identifier: NCT00016692     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: B014
Zeria Protocol 85D10104
First Posted: August 31, 2001    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 27, 2006
Last Verified: April 2001

Keywords provided by Zeria Pharmaceutical:
Drug tolerance
Acute Infection

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Communicable Diseases
HIV Infections
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Slow Virus Diseases
Specific substance maruyama
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents