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Pharmacokinetics of Nystatin LF I.V. in Patients With Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome-Related Complex (ARC)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00001998
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
Information provided by:
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service

Brief Summary:
To define the pharmacokinetic characteristics of Nystatin LF IV (intravenous) in human subjects with AIDS-related complex (ARC) after administration of a single IV dose at each of 4 dose levels.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
HIV Infections Drug: Nystatin Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pharmacokinetics of Nystatin LF I.V. in Patients With Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome-Related Complex (ARC)

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MedlinePlus related topics: HIV/AIDS
Drug Information available for: Nystatin

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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 must have the following:

  • Positive HIV antibody test.
  • Diagnosis of AIDS-related complex (ARC).
  • CD4+ cell count between 100 and 300 cells/mm3.
  • Estimated life expectancy of at least 6 months.
  • Normal neurological status.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following conditions or symptoms are excluded:

  • Active opportunistic infection requiring ongoing therapy except patients being treated topically for oral thrush.

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Active opportunistic infection.
  • Known hypersensitivity to polyene antibiotics.
  • Unwillingness to sign an informed consent or to be in compliance of protocol requirements.

Prior Medication:

Excluded within 72 hours of study entry:

  • Biologic response modifier agents.
  • Corticosteroids.
  • Cytotoxic chemotherapeutic agents.
  • Potential nephrotoxins.
  • Potential neutropenic agents.
  • Rifampin or rifampin derivatives.
  • Systemic anti-infectives.
  • Phenytoin or barbiturates (inducers of microsomal enzymes).
  • All systemic medications.

Prior Treatment:

Excluded within 72 hours prior to study entry:

  • Radiation therapy.

Active alcohol or drug abuse unless they have been off drugs and/or alcohol for two weeks prior to start of study.

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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 identifier (NCT number): NCT00001998

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United States, Texas
Twelve Oaks Hosp
Houston, Texas, United States, 77027
Sponsors and Collaborators
Argus Pharmaceuticals
Rios A, Crofoot GE, Lenk R, Hayman A, Rosenblum M, Lopez-Berestein G. A phase 1 single dose safety evaluation and pharmacokinetic (Pkc) study of nystatin-liposomal formulation nystatin-LF i.v. in patients with HIV infection. Int Conf AIDS. 1992 Jul 19-24;8(3):127 (abstract no PuB 7473)

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00001998    
Other Study ID Numbers: 103A
First Posted: August 31, 2001    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2005
Last Verified: November 1992
Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIDS-Related Complex
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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HIV Infections
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Slow Virus Diseases
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Antifungal Agents
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action