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Pharmacokinetic Study Of EPZICOM Tablet

This study has been completed.
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GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: June 16, 2006
Last updated: October 15, 2008
Last verified: October 2008
This study was designed to explore the drug levels in the blood in Japanese HIV-infected patients taking EPZICOM tablet at least for 2 weeks prior to administration of the study drug. Pharmacokinetics after administration of EPZICOM tablet will be investigated in a total of 8 subjects.

Condition Intervention Phase
HIV Infection Drug: Lamivudine / Abacavir Sulfate Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Post-Marketing Clinical Study of EPZICOM Tablet (Lamivudine / Abacavir Sulfate) - Pharmacokinetic Study in HIV-Infected Patients -

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The following pharmacokinetic parameters of plasma lamivudine and abacavir Maximum plasma concentration(Cmax), Time to the maximum plasma concentration(tmax), Elimination half-life(t1/2), Area under the plasma concentration-time curve(AUC)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety (adverse events occurring during the study period)

Estimated Enrollment: 8
Study Start Date: July 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 64 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • A Japanese HIV-infected patient who continues to use one EPZICOM tablet in the morning (00:00 to 12:00) at least for 2 weeks prior to administration of the study drug.
  • A patient who agrees to abstain from alcohol from 48 hours prior to administration of the study drug until completion of blood sampling for pharmacokinetic analysis.

Exclusion criteria:

  • A patient developing AIDS (Patients who developed AIDS in the past but have no symptoms or findings that may serve as indicators at screening may be eligible for the study.)
  • A patient with a history of hypersensitivity to the study drug and the ingredients (lamivudine, abacavir sulfate) of the study drug
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00337922

GSK Investigational Site
Nagano, Japan, 384-0301
GSK Investigational Site
Osaka, Japan, 540-0006
GSK Investigational Site
Shizuoka, Japan, 432-8002
GSK Investigational Site
Tokyo, Japan, 162-0052
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials, MD GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Responsible Party: Study Director, GSK Identifier: NCT00337922     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 104807
Study First Received: June 16, 2006
Last Updated: October 15, 2008

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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
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-HIV Agents
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