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A Safety Study of Dapivirine (TMC120) Vaginal Microbicide Gel in Belgium

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00309205
First Posted: March 31, 2006
Last Update Posted: September 1, 2009
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Information provided by:
International Partnership for Microbicides, Inc.
  Purpose
Approximately 36 HIV-negative women, aged >18 and < 50, will be enrolled in this study. Each volunteer will have a 2:1 chance of receiving dapivirine gel versus placebo. The volunteers will receive investigational product for a total of 42 days.

Condition Intervention Phase
HIV Infections HIV-1 Drug: dapivirine (TMC120) vaginal gel Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Phase I/II Single-Centre Double-Blinded Randomized Study of the Safety and Tolerability of TMC120 Vaginal Microbicide Gel vs. HEC-Based Universal Placebo Gel in Healthy HIV-Negative Women.

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Further study details as provided by International Partnership for Microbicides, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Local and systemic safety and tolerability.

Estimated Enrollment: 36
Study Start Date: December 2005
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • HIV-negative
  • Willing to participate and sign an informed consent form
  • Willing to be tested for HIV, use an experimental vaginal gel, and to be randomized to a study group that includes the possibility of being assigned to a placebo group.
  • Willing to use two forms of contraception during the study
  • Willing to undergo pelvic examinations with colposcopy and photographic documentation according to the protocol throughout the study.
  • Have a regular menstrual cycle defined as having a minimum of 21 days and a maximum of 36 days between menses

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Currently pregnant or breast-feeding
  • Clinically detectable genital abnormality on the vulva, vaginal walls or cervix
  • Laboratory confirmed gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, syphilis, or vaginal candidiasis or clinically diagnosed GUD or active HSV-2 lesion
  • Breakthrough bleeding or gynecologic surgery within 60 days prior to randomization
  • Symptomatic bacterial vaginosis at Screening and unwilling to undergo treatment.
  • Women who require treatment for tuberculosis (TB) within 21 days prior to randomization.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00309205


Locations
Belgium
SGS Biopharma - Research Unit Stuivenberg
Antwerp, Belgium, 2060
Sponsors and Collaborators
International Partnership for Microbicides, Inc.
Investigators
Study Director: Zeda Rosenberg, ScD IPM
  More Information

Responsible Party: Zeda Rosenberg ScD, International Partnership for Microbicides
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00309205     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IPM005B
First Submitted: March 30, 2006
First Posted: March 31, 2006
Last Update Posted: September 1, 2009
Last Verified: August 2009

Keywords provided by International Partnership for Microbicides, Inc.:
HIV seronegativity

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
Anti-Infective Agents