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Treatment and Suppression of Hairy Leukoplakia in ARC Patients With Oral Acyclovir (ACV)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002026
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2014
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Information provided by:
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
  Purpose
To evaluate the efficacy of oral acyclovir for the treatment and suppression of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) related hairy leukoplakia (HL). To determine the long-term safety of acyclovir in the AIDS-related complex (ARC) patient with HL. To monitor the progression of HIV disease in the HL patient and compare to existing historical control data.

Condition Intervention
Leukoplakia, Hairy HIV Infections Drug: Acyclovir

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Treatment and Suppression of Hairy Leukoplakia in ARC Patients With Oral Acyclovir (ACV)

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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:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Concurrent Medication:

Allowed:

  • Topical antifungal therapy.

Patient must have:

  • Newly diagnosed clinical and histological hairy leukoplakia.
  • Positive HIV antibody by licensed ELISA or Western blot.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with AIDS or a history of intolerance or allergy to acyclovir are excluded.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded within 2 weeks of study entry:

  • Systemic antifungal treatment.
  • Excluded within 6 weeks of study entry:
  • Immunomodulators.
  • Systemic antiviral treatment.

Patients with AIDS or a history of intolerance or allergy to acyclovir are excluded.

Prior Medication:

Excluded within 2 weeks of study entry:

  • Systemic antifungal.
  • Excluded within 6 weeks of study entry:
  • Immunomodulators.
  • Systemic antiviral treatment.
  • Excluded within 8 weeks of study entry:
  • Zidovudine (AZT) or other antiretroviral therapy.
  Contacts and Locations
Information from the National Library of Medicine

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): NCT00002026


Locations
United States, California
Univ of Southern California / LA County USC Med Ctr
Los Angeles, California, United States, 900331079
Sponsors and Collaborators
Glaxo Wellcome
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002026     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 033A
179
First Submitted: November 2, 1999
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2014
Last Verified: May 1990

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
Leukoplakia, Oral
Herpesvirus 4, Human
Acyclovir
AIDS-Related Complex

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Leukoplakia
Leukoplakia, Hairy
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Precancerous Conditions
Neoplasms
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Epstein-Barr Virus Infections
Herpesviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Leukoplakia, Oral
Mouth Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Acyclovir
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents


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