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A Study of ALRT 1057 Topical Gel in Patients With AIDS-Related Kaposi's Sarcoma

This study has been completed.
Ligand Pharmaceuticals
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service Identifier:
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: August 1997
The purpose of this study is to see if ALRT1057 gel is safe and effective in treating Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) when applied to skin .

Condition Intervention
Sarcoma, Kaposi
HIV Infections
Drug: Alitretinoin

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Phase III Vehicle Controlled Trial of ALRT 1057 Topical Gel in Patients With AIDS-Related Kaposi's Sarcoma

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Detailed Description:
This is a Phase 3 double-blind study. KS patients are randomized to 1 of 2 treatment arms. They receive either ALRT1057 gel or placebo for 12 weeks. If progressive disease for KS is noted before Week 12, patients are switched to the other blinded treatment arm. If a response or disease progression that has not persisted for at least 4 weeks as of Week 12 occurs, treatment on the blinded arm is continued for up to 4 additional weeks, or until response of disease progression is confirmed. After that time or after 12 weeks of treatment, open-label ALRT1057 may be received.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
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Publications: Identifier: NCT00002439     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 272A
Study First Received: November 2, 1999
Last Updated: June 23, 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Sarcoma, Kaposi
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Herpesviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Neoplasms, Vascular Tissue
Antineoplastic Agents processed this record on April 24, 2017