An Open-Label, Uncontrolled Clinical Trial of Oral 566C80 for the Treatment of Patients With Severe PCP Who Are Intolerant and/or Unresponsive to Therapy With Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole and Parenteral Pentamidine

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by:
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00001990
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: April 1993
  Purpose

To facilitate provision of atovaquone (566C80) to patients who have severe Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) and are intolerant and/or unresponsive to trimethoprim / sulfamethoxazole ( TMX / SMX ); to monitor serious adverse events attributable to 566C80.


Condition Intervention
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis Carinii
HIV Infections
Drug: Atovaquone

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label, Uncontrolled Clinical Trial of Oral 566C80 for the Treatment of Patients With Severe PCP Who Are Intolerant and/or Unresponsive to Therapy With Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole and Parenteral Pentamidine

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  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients must have the following:

  • Clinical diagnosis of acute severe Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP).
  • Dose-limiting intolerance to TMP / SMX and parenteral pentamidine.
  • Willingness and ability to give informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Excluded:

  • Patients with a history of intolerance to 566C80. Patients with the following prior conditions are excluded: History of serious dose-limiting adverse experience during previous 566C80 therapy, thought to be attributable to the drug.

Required:

  • Trimethoprim / sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX); pentamidine.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00001990

Locations
United States, North Carolina
Glaxo Wellcome Inc
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States, 27709
Sponsors and Collaborators
Glaxo Wellcome
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00001990     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 053D, 33384-10
Study First Received: November 2, 1999
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis carinii
Pentamidine
Antifungal Agents
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
atovaquone

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pneumonia
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Fungal
Mycoses
Pneumocystis Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Atovaquone
Pentamidine
Sulfamethoxazole
Trimethoprim
Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary
Antifungal Agents
Antimalarials
Antiparasitic Agents
Antiprotozoal Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Folic Acid Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Renal Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Trypanocidal Agents

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