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

This study has been completed.
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service Identifier:
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: November 1992
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 Intervention
HIV Infections
Drug: Nystatin

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics Study
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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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00001998

United States, Texas
Twelve Oaks Hosp
Houston, Texas, United States, 77027
Sponsors and Collaborators
Argus Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

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) Identifier: NCT00001998     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 103A, AR-90-01-002
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:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIDS-Related Complex

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
AIDS-Related Complex
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV Infections
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Lentivirus Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Slow Virus Diseases
Virus Diseases
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Antifungal Agents
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on November 25, 2015