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A 14-Day Study of Racivir When Used in Combination in HIV-Infected Males

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: NCT00040300
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 25, 2002
Last Update Posted : July 21, 2005
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate Racivir. The safety, most effective dosage, and how the body reacts to Racivir will be studied.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
HIV Infections Drug: Racivir Phase 1

Detailed Description:
The study is a 14-day study with a 21-day follow-up period. During the 14-days of active study period, participants will receive Racivir once daily in combination with efavirenz and stavudine. Following the administration of the first and last dose of study medication, patients will remain in the clinic overnight. During the study there will be medical and medication histories taken, physical examinations, vital sign measurements, EKGs, and routine clinical laboratory tests.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 18 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Study Start Date : June 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2002

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MedlinePlus related topics: HIV/AIDS
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria

Subjects may be eligible to participate if they:

  • Are males with HIV infection with a positive HIV antibody test
  • Have an HIV-RNA copy number of ≥ 5000 copies/ml (Roche assay)
  • Have CD4+ cell counts ≥ 50 cells/ml
  • Are 18-45 years of age, inclusive
  • Have a body mass index (BMI) ≥ 18 kg/m2
  • Are antiretroviral nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-naive
  • Have read and understand the informed consent,and is able and willing to comply with study procedures

Exclusion Criteria

Subjects may not participate if they:

  • Have clinically significant ECG abnormalities
  • Have clinically significant abnormalities in any safety laboratory parameters
  • Have an ALT value ≥ 3xUNL
  • Have previously participated in this trial
  • Have participated in another trial of an investigational drug within the last 3 months or are currently participating in another trial of an investigational drug
  • Have a history of chronic alcohol or drug abuse within the last 6 months
  • Have a positive urine drug screening
  • Have a positive alcohol breath test
  • Have any medical or psychiatric condition, which in the opinion of the investigator would jeopardize or compromise the subject’s ability to participate in this trial
  • Have a known hypersensitivity to any components of the trial medication or comparative drugs as stated in this protocol Identifier: NCT00040300     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CI-PSI-004-02-101
First Posted: June 25, 2002    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 21, 2005
Last Verified: July 2005

Keywords provided by Pharmasset:
treatment experienced
Phase I
Combination Therapy

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
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents