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A Randomized, Parallel Arm, Comparative, Open Label, Multicenter Study of the Activity and Safety of Two Formulations of Saquinavir in Combination With Other Antiretroviral Drugs

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002162
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 antiviral activity and safety of two formulations of saquinavir in combination with licensed nucleoside antiretroviral drugs.

Condition Intervention Phase
HIV Infections Drug: Saquinavir Drug: Lamivudine Drug: Stavudine Drug: Zidovudine Drug: Zalcitabine Drug: Didanosine Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Parallel Arm, Comparative, Open Label, Multicenter Study of the Activity and Safety of Two Formulations of Saquinavir in Combination With Other Antiretroviral Drugs

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Further study details as provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:

Estimated Enrollment: 140
Detailed Description:
Patients are randomized to receive either hard gel or soft gel capsules of saquinavir in combination with at least one licensed nucleoside antiretroviral. Treatment will continue for 48 weeks. After the first 16 weeks, patients will be given the opportunity to roll over to the saquinavir formulation of choice.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients must have:

  • HIV infection.
  • Antiretroviral naiveness (i.e., less than 4 weeks of prior treatment) to at least one of the licensed nucleoside drugs.
  • No more than 2 weeks of prior treatment with a protease inhibitor.
  • No active opportunistic infection or other serious AIDS-defining condition.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:

  • Malabsorption or inadequate oral intake.
  • Lab or clinical abnormality worse than grade 3 (other than exercise-induced CPK elevations).
  • Unexplained, chronic diarrhea, defined as more than three loose stools per day persisting for 2 weeks or more within the month prior to study entry.
  • Active malignancy or anticipated need for chemotherapy during the study.
  • Anticipated need for disallowed medications during the study.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Other protease inhibitors.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • More than 4 weeks of the prior nucleoside antiretroviral selected for the patient's regimen.
  • More than 2 weeks of any protease inhibitor.
  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): NCT00002162


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002162     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 229D
NV15355
First Submitted: November 2, 1999
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2014
Last Verified: August 1997

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Drug Therapy, Combination
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIDS-Related Complex
Antiviral Agents
Saquinavir

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
Lamivudine
Zidovudine
Stavudine
Didanosine
Zalcitabine
Saquinavir
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-HIV Agents
Antimetabolites
HIV Protease Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 CYP3A Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inhibitors