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A Study of Nystatin in the Prevention of Fungal Infections of the Mouth in Patients With AIDS or AIDS-Related Syndromes

This study has been completed.
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Identifier:
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: October 1, 2007
Last verified: October 2007
To determine a safe, effective, and convenient dosing schedule for nystatin pastilles in the prophylaxis of oral candidiasis in patients with AIDS or AIDS related syndromes (group III or IV, CDC classification)

Condition Intervention
Candidiasis, Oral HIV Infections Drug: Nystatin

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Nystatin Pastille for the Prophylaxis of Oral Candidiasis in Patients With AIDS or AIDS Related Syndromes

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Further study details as provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb:


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

Inclusion Criteria

Concurrent Medication:


  • Experimental drugs (IND drugs) which are targeted specifically against the AIDS virus or which stimulate the immune system.
  • Systemic or oral antibiotics.

Patients must have AIDS or AIDS-related syndromes (HIV infection:

  • Group III or IV, CDC classification) and not have been treated for oral candidiasis during the past year.
  • Patients can be entered into the study who have:
  • Other oral lesions due to Kaposi's sarcoma, herpes zoster, and herpes simplex.
  • A positive or negative oral culture for Candida.
  • Must be able to follow instructions regarding the use of a pastille.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Oral lesions diagnostic of oral candidiasis or systemic candidiasis.
  • Suspected or proven candidal esophagitis.

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Oral lesions diagnostic of oral candidiasis or systemic candidiasis.
  • Receiving any effective antifungal agent orally or intravenously within 72 hours of study entry.
  • Not expected to survive for at least 6 months.
  • Unable to voluntarily maintain a pastille in the buccal cavity for approximately 20 minutes twice a day.
  • Known hypersensitivity to nystatin.
  • Suspected or proven candidal esophagitis.

Prior Medication:

Excluded within 72 hours of study entry:

  • Any oral or intravenous antifungal agent.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00002293

United States, Alabama
Birmingham Veterans Administration Med Ctr / Univ of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35233
United States, New Jersey
Bristol - Myers Squibb Co
Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 085434000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Additional Information:
Publications: Identifier: NCT00002293     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 026B
Study First Received: November 2, 1999
Last Updated: October 1, 2007

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Communicable Diseases
HIV Infections
Candidiasis, Oral
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Antifungal Agents
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on September 21, 2017