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Phase 2 Trial of TD-6424 (Telavancin) Versus Standard Therapy for Complicated Gram Positive Skin and Skin Structure Infections (Gram Positive cSSSI) (FAST2)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00077675
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 13, 2004
Results First Posted : January 11, 2010
Last Update Posted : January 16, 2019
Information provided by:
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals

Brief Summary:
Serious infections caused by resistant bacteria are becoming more of a medical problem throughout the world. This study will measure how well TD-6424 (Telavancin) can control infections and whether the drug is safe to give to patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Infections, Gram-positive Bacterial Drug: Telavancin Drug: vancomycin or antistaphylococcal penicillin Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 201 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Multinational Trial of Intravenous Telavancin Versus Standard Therapy for Treatment of Complicated Gram-Positive Skin and Skin Structure Infections (Gram Positive cSSSI)
Study Start Date : February 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2004

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Telavancin Drug: Telavancin
Telavancin 7.5 mg/kg/day, amended to 10 mg/kg/day, IV (intravenously) for up to 14 days
Other Names:
  • TD-6424

Active Comparator: Standard of care for cSSSI
cSSSI - comlicated skin and skin structure infections
Drug: vancomycin or antistaphylococcal penicillin
Vancomycin 1 Gram IV (intravenously) every 12 hrs or nafcillin 2 Grams, oxacillin 2 Grams, or (in South Africa) cloxacillin 0.5 - 1 Gram, IV (intravenously) every 6 hrs for up to 14 days.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Clinical Response Which is Measured at Test of Cure (TOC) in the Clinically Evaluable (CE) Population [ Time Frame: 7 to 14 days following completion of antibiotic treatment ]
    • Cure: Resolution of clinically significant signs, symptoms associated with the skin infection present at study admission or improvement to the extent that the infectious process had been controlled and no further therapy with study medication was necessary.
    • Failure: Inadequate response to study therapy or the need for significant surgical management (e.g. more than just routine debridement) of the infection site following antibiotic therapy and prior to Test-of-Cure (TOC) visit
    • Indeterminate: Inability to determine outcome.

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients must have a diagnosis of one of the following complicated skin and soft tissue infections and either a suspected or confirmed Gram positive organism

    • major abscess requiring surgical incision and drainage
    • infected burn (see exclusion criteria for important qualifications)
    • deep/extensive cellulitis
    • infected ulcer (see exclusion criteria for important qualifications)
    • wound infection
  • Patients must be expected to require at least 4 days of intravenous (IV) antibiotic treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous systemic antibacterial therapy (with the exception of aztreonam and metronidazole) for > 24 hours within 7 days prior to the first dose of study drug unless the pathogen was resistant to prior treatment or the patient was a treatment failure (no clinical improvement after 3 days)
  • Burns involving > 20% of body surface area or third degree/full thickness in nature, diabetic foot ulcers, ischemic ulcers/wounds, necrotizing fasciitis, gas gangrene, or mediastinitis

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00077675

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United States, California
Paradise Valley Hospital, 2400 E. 4th Street
National City, California, United States, 91950
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals
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Principal Investigator: G. Ralph Corey, MD Duke University
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Responsible Party: Steven Barriere, Pharm.D., Vice President, Clinical and Medical Affairs, Theravance, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00077675    
Other Study ID Numbers: I6424-202b
First Posted: February 13, 2004    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: January 11, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 16, 2019
Last Verified: January 2019
Keywords provided by Cumberland Pharmaceuticals:
Wound infections
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Communicable Diseases
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents