A Study Comparing The Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Trizivir VS Combivir & Atazanavir In Subjects With HIV
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The aim of this study was to assess whether TRIZIVIR, administered twice-daily was as safe, tolerable and efficacious as a combination of the drugs COMBIVIR administered twice-daily and atazanavir administered once daily. Over the course of 48 weeks, various parameters that measure safety, tolerability and efficacy of the investigational drugs were measured and compared.
Condition or disease
Infection, Human Immunodeficiency Virus IHIV Infection
Drug: TrizivirDrug: atazanavirDrug: Combivir
A Phase IV Randomized, Multicenter, Open-Label Study to Compare the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Trizivir (abacavir 300mg, lamivudine 150mg, and zidovudine 300mg) BID vs Combivir (lamivudine 150mg and zidovudine 300mg) BID plus atazanavir 400mg QD in Antiretroviral Naive HIV-1 Infected Subjects over 48 Weeks
A Phase IV Randomized, Multicenter, Open-Label Study to Compare the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Trizivir (Abacavir 300mg, Lamivudine 150mg, and Zidovudine 300mg) BID vs Combivir (Lamivudine 150mg and Zidovudine 300mg) BID Plus Atazanavir 400mg QD in Antiretroviral Naive HIV-1 Infected Subjects Over 48 Weeks
Actual Study Start Date
April 26, 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date
March 1, 2006
Actual Study Completion Date
March 1, 2006
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The primary endpoint was drug efficacy, measured as the proportion of study subjects who had plasma HIV-1 RNA less than 50 copies/mL at week 48 and did not meet the definition of virologic failure through this timepoint. [ Time Frame: 48 Weeks ]
Secondary Outcome Measures
% patients with plasma HIV-1 RNA <50 and <400 copies/mL at weeks 24 & 48; Change from BL in plasma HIV-1 RNA and CD4+ measures; AEs; Time to virologic failure [ Time Frame: 48 Weeks ]
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Adults with documented HIV-1 infection.
Past use of HIV drugs must have been less than 15 days.
Plasma HIV-1 RNA between 500 and 20,000 copies/mL.
CD4+ cell count greater than 100 cells/mm3.
Willing/able to provide written informed consent.
Have AIDS at screening.
Pregnant or breastfeeding.
Underlying medical conditions considered to be significant for this protocol.
Participating in other investigational drug trials.
In the opinion of the investigator, would be unable to complete 48 weeks of dosing.