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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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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00001990
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2005
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Information provided by:
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
  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: None (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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Further study details as provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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.
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00001990


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

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00001990     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 053D
33384-10
First Submitted: November 2, 1999
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2005
Last Verified: April 1993

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:
HIV Infections
Pneumonia
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Lung Diseases, Fungal
Mycoses
Pneumocystis Infections
Trimethoprim
Trimethoprim, Sulfamethoxazole Drug Combination
Atovaquone
Sulfamethoxazole
Pentamidine
Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary
Anti-Infective Agents
Renal Agents
Antimalarials
Antiprotozoal Agents
Antiparasitic Agents
Folic Acid Antagonists
Enzyme Inhibitors