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Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (TDF) in HIV-1 Patients Who Have Never Taken Anti-HIV Drugs

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00016588
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to look at the effectiveness of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) in HIV-infected patients who have never taken anti-HIV drugs.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
HIV Infections Drug: Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Patients receive TDF.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label Study to Assess the Anti-HIV-1 Activity of Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (TDF) in Antiretroviral-Naive Patients Who Are Chronically Infected With HIV-1
Study Start Date : May 2001

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MedlinePlus related topics: HIV/AIDS

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria

Patients may be eligible for this study if they:

  • Are HIV-positive.
  • Have a plasma viral load (level of HIV in the blood) of 10,000 copies/ml or more.
  • Have a CD4 count of 50 cells/mm3 or more.
  • Have a negative pregnancy test.
  • Agree to use 2 forms of barrier birth control while on the study and for 30 days afterwards.
  • Are 18 to 65 years old.

Exclusion Criteria

Patients will not be eligible for this study if they:

  • Have had treatment with any of the following types of anti-HIV drugs: nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (e.g., adefovir dipivoxil or TDF), protease inhibitors, or nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors.
  • Have received a vaccination within 30 days before study entry.
  • Have had a new AIDS-defining illness diagnosed within 30 days before study entry.
  • Are taking any of the following: drugs that may cause kidney problems, including aminoglycoside antibiotics, cidofovir, cisplatin, foscarnet, intravenous (IV) amphotericin B, IV vancomycin, oral and IV ganciclovir, and valganciclovir; probenecid; chemotherapy; steroid drugs; interleukin-2; or investigational drugs.
  • Are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Have difficulty taking, absorbing, or tolerating drugs by mouth, as may be shown by long-term nausea or vomiting.
  • Abuse alcohol or drugs.
  • Have cancer other than Kaposi's sarcoma or basal cell carcinoma.
  • Have other infections that need injectable antibiotics within 15 days before study entry.
  • Have had kidney or bone disease.
  • Have any medical conditions or past treatments that the study investigator believes would make the patient unsuitable for the study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00016588

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United States, New York
Aaron Diamond AIDS Rsch Ctr / Rockefeller Univ
New York, New York, United States, 10021
Sponsors and Collaborators
Gilead Sciences
Louie M, Hogan C, Hurley A, Captan B, Flaherty J, Lamy P, Balagtas A, Coakley D, Chung C, Ho D. Determining The Relative Efficacy of Tenofovir DF Using Frequent Measurments of HIV-1 RNA During A Short Course of Monotherapy In Antiretroviral Drug Naive Individuals. D, Markowitz M. 9th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 2002 Feb 24-28

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00016588    
Other Study ID Numbers: 283H
First Posted: August 31, 2001    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2005
Last Verified: May 2002
Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Anti-HIV Agents
Viral Load
Organophosphorus Compounds
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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HIV Infections
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Anti-HIV Agents