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Phase II Study of Fluconazole for Lymphocutaneous and Visceral Sporotrichosis

This study has been completed.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Information provided by:
Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) Identifier:
First received: February 24, 2000
Last updated: June 8, 2006
Last verified: April 2000


I. Evaluate the efficacy of fluconazole in patients with lymphocutaneous or visceral sporotrichosis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: fluconazole
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Office of Rare Diseases (ORD):

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: August 1996
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 1996
Detailed Description:


Patients are treated with daily oral fluconazole for up to 24 months. Follow-up continues for at least 1 year.


Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


--Disease Characteristics-- Presumptive evidence of sporotrichosis Culture-proven sporotrichosis determined on study Relapsing disease following antifungal therapy eligible if culture positive for Sporothrix schenckii prior to entry No life-threatening disease No central nervous system sporotrichosis --Prior/Concurrent Therapy-- No concurrent drugs known to react with fluconazole No more than 3 days of systemic antifungals for current sporotrichosis episode --Patient Characteristics-- Hepatic: Liver function tests no greater than 5 times normal Other: No HIV infection No pregnant or nursing women

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00004938

Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Study Chair: William Dismukes University of Alabama at Birmingham
  More Information

Publications: Identifier: NCT00004938     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 199/11815, NIAID-MSG-11815
Study First Received: February 24, 2000
Last Updated: June 8, 2006
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Office of Rare Diseases (ORD):
fungal infection
rare disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Infectious
14-alpha Demethylase Inhibitors
Anti-Infective Agents
Antifungal Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on February 26, 2015