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Trial record 8 of 77 for:    "Gonorrhea"

Efficacy and Safety Study of Oral Solithromycin Compared to Intramuscular Ceftriaxone Plus Oral Azithromycin in the Treatment of Patients With Gonorrhea (SOLITAIRE-U)

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified September 2016 by Cempra Inc
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Cempra Inc Identifier:
First received: August 1, 2014
Last updated: September 20, 2016
Last verified: September 2016
This study will compare a single dose of oral solithromycin to the standard of care (intramuscular ceftriaxone plus oral azithromycin) in the treatment of patients with urogenital gonorrhea. A completed open-label Phase 2 study with single doses of solithromycin resulted in 100% microbiological eradication in male and female patients with uncomplicated urogenital gonorrhea.

Condition Intervention Phase
Uncomplicated Urogenital Gonorrhea
Drug: solithromycin
Drug: ceftriaxone
Drug: azithromycin
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label, Randomized, Multi-Center Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of a Single Dose of Oral Solithromycin Compared to Single-Dose Intramuscular Ceftriaxone Plus Single-Dose Oral Azithromycin in the Treatment of Male and Female Patients With Uncomplicated Urogenital Gonorrhea With or Without Concomitant Chlamydia

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Further study details as provided by Cempra Inc:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the eradication rate of Neisseria gonorrhoeae by culture following a single dose of oral solithromycin compared to single-dose intramuscular ceftriaxone plus oral azithromycin in the Microbiological Intent to Treat population. [ Time Frame: 7 days after treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the safety and tolerability of a single oral dose of solithromycin compared to single-dose IM ceftriaxone plus single-dose oral azithromycin in patients with gonorrhea [ Time Frame: 7 days ]
    Adverse event frequency and severity will be compared between patients who received solithromycin and those who received ceftriaxone plus azithromycin

  • To compare bacterial eradication rates of N. gonorrhoeae from rectal or pharyngeal cultures following a single dose of oral solithromycin compared to single-dose IM ceftriaxone plus oral azithromycin. [ Time Frame: 7 days ]
  • To assess clearance or persistence of N. gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis nucleic acid from male and female genital, pharyngeal and rectal specimens. [ Time Frame: 21 days after treatment ]

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: August 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Ceftriaxone plus Azithromycin
A single intramuscular dose of 500 mg ceftriaxone plus a single oral dose of 1000 mg azithromycin
Drug: ceftriaxone Drug: azithromycin
Experimental: Solithromycin
A single oral dose of 1000 mg solithromycin
Drug: solithromycin


Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • At least 1 of the following:

    1. Untreated male with urethral gonorrhea as determined by a screening laboratory test (either NAAT or culture) for N. gonorrhoeae within 2 weeks prior to study drug administration.
    2. Untreated female with cervical gonorrhea as determined by a screening laboratory test (either NAAT or culture) for N. gonorrhoeae within 2 weeks prior to study drug administration.
    3. Urethral (male) or cervical (female) Gram stain demonstrating Gram-negative intracellular diplococci and leukocytes.
  • The patient must be willing to abstain from anal, oral, and vaginal sexual intercourse or use condoms for all of these until study completion.
  • Females of childbearing potential (including females less than 2 years post-menopausal) must have a negative pregnancy test at enrollment.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Confirmed or suspected complicated or systemic gonococcal infections such as pelvic inflammatory disease, epididymitis, arthritis, endocarditis, or disseminated gonococcal infection.
  • Individuals who have already received antibiotic treatment for their gonorrhea.
  • Use of systemic or intravaginal antibiotics within 7 days prior to study drug administration.
  • Women who are pregnant or nursing.
  • Men with suspected or confirmed rectal gonorrhea and symptoms of proctitis.
  • History of significant intolerance or allergy to macrolide or cephalosporin antibiotics.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT02210325

Contact: Jonathan Zenilman, MD
Contact: Jeffrey Blumer, MD

United States, Ohio
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44109
Toledo, Ohio, United States, 43614
Australia, New South Wales
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Australia, Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3053
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cempra Inc
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Principal Investigator: Marcus Chen, MD, PhD Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
  More Information

Responsible Party: Cempra Inc Identifier: NCT02210325     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CE01-302
15-0091, HHSN272201300013 ( Other Grant/Funding Number: NIAID )
Study First Received: August 1, 2014
Last Updated: September 20, 2016

Keywords provided by Cempra Inc:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neisseriaceae Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Bacterial
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Genital Diseases, Male
Genital Diseases, Female
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents processed this record on April 27, 2017