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Dapsone 100 Mg Versus 50 as Primary Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP) in Patients With AIDS-Related Complex (ARC)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002043
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2005
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Information provided by:
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
  Purpose
To determine which of 2 doses of dapsone is effective prophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in patients with oral thrush or hairy leukoplakia and less than 400 CD4 lymphocytes per mm3. To determine whether the long-term toxicities associated with daily dapsone in this population are tolerable.

Condition Intervention
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis Carinii HIV Infections Drug: Dapsone

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Dapsone 100 Mg Versus 50 as Primary Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP) in Patients With AIDS-Related Complex (ARC)

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

Inclusion Criteria

The patient must have HIV positive antibody test and presence of oral thrush or hairy leukoplakia.

  • Patient must be willing and able to sign informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Prior Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) or AIDS-defining condition.
  • Prophylaxis for PCP in preceding 3 months.
  • Absence of detectable glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) activity.
  • Prior type I hypersensitivity (anaphylaxis, urticaria, angioedema) or exfoliative dermatitis during treatment with dapsone.
  • History of poor compliance.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Zidovudine (AZT).

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Prior Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) or AIDS-defining condition.
  • Prophylaxis for PCP in preceding 3 months.
  • Absence of detectable glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) activity.
  • Concurrent or prior therapy with zidovudine (AZT).
  • Prior type I hypersensitivity (anaphylaxis, urticaria, angioedema) or exfoliative dermatitis during treatment with dapsone.
  • History of poor compliance.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • Zidovudine (AZT).
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00002043


Locations
United States, California
UCLA CARE Ctr
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90095
Sponsors and Collaborators
Jacobus Pharmaceutical
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002043     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 007B
First Submitted: November 2, 1999
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2005
Last Verified: December 1989

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis carinii
Leukoplakia, Oral
Dapsone
AIDS-Related Complex
Candidiasis, Oral

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Pneumonia
AIDS-Related Complex
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Slow Virus Diseases
Lung Diseases, Fungal
Mycoses
Pneumocystis Infections
Dapsone
Anti-Infective Agents
Antimalarials
Antiprotozoal Agents
Antiparasitic Agents
Folic Acid Antagonists
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Leprostatic Agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents