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An Open Study of Foscarnet Treatment First Episode CMV-Retinitis in AIDS Patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002039
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2005
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Information provided by:
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
  Purpose
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of foscarnet induction therapy for treatment of AIDS patients experiencing their first episode of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of three different foscarnet maintenance therapy regimens. To determine the pharmacokinetics of intermittent administration of foscarnet with or without concomitant administration of zidovudine (AZT).

Condition Intervention
Cytomegalovirus Retinitis HIV Infections Drug: Foscarnet sodium

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open Study of Foscarnet Treatment First Episode CMV-Retinitis in AIDS Patients

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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 to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Any clinically significant pulmonary or neurologic impairment (e.g., patients who are intubated or comatose).
  • Corneal, lens, or vitreous opacification which precludes examination of the fundi, or evidence of tuberculotic, diabetic and/or hypertensive retinopathy.
  • Known allergy to foscarnet.
  • Recurrent episode of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Nephrotoxic drugs.

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Recurrent episode of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis.
  • Any clinically significant pulmonary or neurologic impairment (e.g., patients who are intubated or comatose).
  • Corneal, lens, or vitreous opacification which precludes examination of the fundi, or evidence of tuberculotic, diabetic, and/or hypertensive retinopathy.
  • Known allergy to foscarnet.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • Ganciclovir for cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis.
  • Foscarnet for CMV retinitis.

Patients with AIDS as defined by the CDC with manifest first episode cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis, as identified by its characteristic ophthalmoscopic appearance and verified by fundus photography.

  • Patients must be able to give informed consent.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00002039


Locations
United States, Texas
Foscarnet Research Program / Park Plaza Hosp
Houston, Texas, United States, 77004
Sponsors and Collaborators
Astra USA
  More Information

Publications:
Ussery FM, Karol C, Conklin R, Gathe J, Stool E, Redding K. Preliminary results from an on-going prospective evaluation of foscarnet in the treatment of AIDS-associated cytomegalovirus retinitis. Int Conf AIDS. 1989 Jun 4-9;5:551 (abstract no MCP60)

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002039     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 020A
88-FOS-01
First Submitted: November 2, 1999
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2005
Last Verified: March 1991

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Retinitis
AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
Drug Therapy, Combination
Foscarnet
Cytomegalovirus Infections
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Antiviral Agents
Zidovudine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infection
HIV Infections
Retinitis
Cytomegalovirus Retinitis
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Cytomegalovirus Infections
Herpesviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Eye Infections, Viral
Eye Infections
Foscarnet
Phosphonoacetic Acid
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Retroviral Agents