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Effects of 2 Initial Standard Antiretroviral Combinations Therapies on Lipid Metabolism (LIPOTAR-07)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00759070
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2013 by Juan A. Arnaiz, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : September 25, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 22, 2013
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
This study is an open-label, randomized, pilot comparison of the effects of either lopinavir/ritonavir or efavirenz in combination with tenofovir plus emtricitabine on cholesterol metabolism, mitochondrial functioning and immune response in 50 naive HIV patients after 48 weeks.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
HIV Infections Drug: Tenofovir + emtricitabine + efavirenz Drug: Tenofovir + emtricitabine + lopinavir/ritonavir Phase 4

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of 2 Initial Standard Antiretroviral Combinations Therapies on Lipid Metabolism in ARV-naive HIV-infected Subjects
Study Start Date : September 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: HIV/AIDS
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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: 1
Tenofovir (TDF) + emtricitabine (FTC) + efavirenz (EFV)
Drug: Tenofovir + emtricitabine + efavirenz

Tenofovir 300 mg + emtricitabine 200 mg, (Truvada, Gilead Sciences)

+ Efavirenz 600 mg, (Sustiva, Bristol-Myers Squibb) once daily

Active Comparator: 2
Tenofovir (TDF) + emtricitabine (FTC) + lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/RTV)
Drug: Tenofovir + emtricitabine + lopinavir/ritonavir
Tenofovir 300 mg + emtricitabine 200 mg, (Truvada, Gilead Sciences)QD Lopinavir/ritonavir 400 mg/100 mg, (Kaletra, Abbott) BID

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Changes in total cholesterol and HDL and LDL fractions [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ]

Eligibility Criteria

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic HIV-1 infection
  • Age 18 or above
  • Antiretroviral-naive
  • Criteria for antiretroviral therapy in accordance with current guidelines
  • Plasma LDL-cholesterol below 190 mg/dL
  • Not receiving lipid-lowering agents
  • Written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Use of phytosterol-enriched food previous month.
  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Secondary Hypercholesterolemia
  • Plasma creatinine above 1,2 mg/dL)
  • Aminotransferases above 5 times ULN
  • Current treatment for hepatitis C coinfection
  • Diabetes mellitus (fasting glycemia > 124 mg/dL)
  • Illegal drug use or alcohol abuse
  • Active AIDS-defining opportunistic disease
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00759070

Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol
Badalona, Barcelona, Spain, 08916
Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Barcelona, Spain, 08025
Hospital Clinic
Barcelona, Spain, 08036
Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío
Sevilla, Spain, 41013
Hospital Joan XXIII
Tarragona, Spain, 43007
Sponsors and Collaborators
Juan A. Arnaiz
Fundació Institut de Recerca de l'Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital
Hospital Universitari Joan XXIII de Tarragona.
Hospitales Universitarios Virgen del Rocío
More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Juan A. Arnaiz, MD, PhD, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00759070     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LIPOTAR-07
EudraCT number: 2007-002698-29
First Posted: September 25, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 22, 2013
Last Verified: February 2013

Keywords provided by Juan A. Arnaiz, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona:
Treatment Naïve

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
HIV Protease Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-HIV Agents
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Cytochrome P-450 CYP3A Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inhibitors
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2C9 Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2C19 Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2B6 Inducers
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inducers