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A Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Study To Determine the Optimal Immunopharmacological Dose Level of Isoprinosine in Immunodepressed Volunteers

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002059
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

The objective of this double-blind placebo-controlled study is to evaluate the effect of Isoprinosine in a group of homogenous male volunteers who present with immunologic defects relative to:

  • Comparison of total helper and suppressor T-cell number between the groups.
  • Comparison of the phytohemagglutinins (PHA) and concanavalin A lymphoproliferative response and natural killer (NK) cell activity between the groups.
  • Determination of the clinical course of the volunteers after discontinuance of Isoprinosine.

Condition Intervention
HIV Infections Drug: Inosine pranobex

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Study To Determine the Optimal Immunopharmacological Dose Level of Isoprinosine in Immunodepressed Volunteers

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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:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Opportunistic infections or Kaposi's sarcoma.
  • Critical illness.
  • History of gout, urolithiasis, nephrolithiasis, renal dysfunction, and severe gastric ulcer.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Steroids.
  • Cytotoxic immunosuppressive agents.

Concurrent Treatment:

Excluded:

  • Radiotherapy.

The following are excluded:

  • Opportunistic infections or Kaposi's sarcoma.
  • Critically ill patients.
  • Patients receiving steroids, cytotoxic immunosuppressive agents, and/or radiotherapy.
  • Patients who have received any other immunotherapy.
  • Patients with a history of gout, urolithiasis, nephrolithiasis, renal dysfunction, and severe gastric ulcer.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • Any other immunotherapy.

Patients who fall into the group which is at risk of developing cutaneous sarcoma and/or opportunistic diseases but at present have no signs or symptoms of these diseases.

  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): NCT00002059


Locations
United States, California
Newport Pharmaceuticals International Inc
Laguna Hills, California, United States, 92656
Sponsors and Collaborators
Newport Pharmaceuticals International
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002059     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 008E
ISO-133-USA
First Submitted: November 2, 1999
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2005
Last Verified: June 1989

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
T-Lymphocytes, Suppressor-Effector
Neoplasms
Inosine Pranobex
Killer Cells
T-Lymphocytes, Helper-Inducer
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIDS-Related Complex

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Inosine Pranobex
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents