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Evaluation of Amphotericin B in the Treatment of Biopsy Proven Candida Esophagitis in Immunocompromised Patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002041
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: October 2, 2007
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Information provided by:
Bristol-Myers Squibb
  Purpose
To determine the appropriate duration of amphotericin B therapy for Candida esophagitis. To compare the effectiveness of two different amphotericin B doses in the treatment of biopsy-proven Candida esophagitis. To determine if low-dose amphotericin B is less toxic than standard dose therapy during a limited treatment period. To evaluate pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic parameters of the two different dosing regimens.

Condition Intervention
Candidiasis, Esophageal HIV Infections Drug: Amphotericin B

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of Amphotericin B in the Treatment of Biopsy Proven Candida Esophagitis in Immunocompromised Patients

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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with histological or clinical (skin rash, cotton wool exudates, Candida endophthalmitis, etc.) evidence of disseminated candidiasis are excluded.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Systemic administration of amphotericin B for a proven or suspected systemic fungal infection.

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Documented Candida fungemia.
  • Histological or clinical (skin rash, cotton wool exudates, Candida endophthalmitis, etc.) evidence of disseminated candidiasis.
  • Systemic administration of amphotericin B for a proven or suspected systemic fungal infection.
  • Patient refusal to enter study.

Patient must be an immunosuppressed host, with biopsy-proven Candida esophagitis.

  • Patients with polymicrobial esophagitis will be included as long as Candida esophagitis is documented by esophageal biopsy.
  • Informed consent must be signed and obtained.
  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): NCT00002041


Locations
United States, New Jersey
Bristol - Myers Squibb Co
Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 085434000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Investigators
Principal Investigator: . .
  More Information

Additional Information:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002041     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 001A
875-10
First Submitted: November 2, 1999
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: October 2, 2007
Last Verified: October 2007

Keywords provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb:
AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
Esophagitis
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Amphotericin B
Candidiasis, Oral

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Esophagitis
Candidiasis
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Gastroenteritis
Mycoses
Amphotericin B
Liposomal amphotericin B
Amebicides
Antiprotozoal Agents
Antiparasitic Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Antifungal Agents