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Isentress Re-examination Study (MK-0518-115)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: January 5, 2010
Last updated: July 20, 2015
Last verified: July 2015

This survey is conducted for preparing application materials for re-examination under the Pharmaceutical Affairs Laws and its Enforcement Regulation, its aim is to reconfirm the clinical usefulness of Isentress through collecting the safety and efficacy information in usual practice according to the Re-examination Regulation for New Drugs.

Post-marketing surveys are not considered applicable clinical trials and thus the results of this survey will not be posted at its conclusion. The results will be submitted to public health officials as required by applicable national and international laws.

HIV Infection HIV Infections

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Re-examination Study for General Drug Use to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of ISENTRESS in Usual Practice

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of patients with any adverse experience which occurs during treatment or within 14 days following cessation of treatment [ Time Frame: up to 14 days after last treatment ]
  • Proportions of patients with HIV-1 RNA levels of less than 50 milliliter [ Time Frame: 6 months after treatment +/- 2 weeks ]
  • Proportions of patients with HIV-1 RNA levels of less than 400 copies per milliliter [ Time Frame: 6 months after treatment +/- 2 weeks ]
  • Change from baseline in CD4 cell count and overall efficacy evaluation by investigator (success, failure, or nonassessible) [ Time Frame: 6 months after treatment +/- 2 weeks ]

Enrollment: 996
Study Start Date: May 2011
Study Completion Date: May 2014
Primary Completion Date: May 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
HIV-1 Infected patients treated with Isentress


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
HIV-1 Infected adults

Inclusion Criteria:

  • HIV-1 Infected Adults
  • Treated with Isentress 400 mg tablet within local label during the enrollment period

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Contraindication to Isentress according to the local label
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01042808

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT01042808     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0518-115
2010_001 ( Other Identifier: Merck )
Study First Received: January 5, 2010
Last Updated: July 20, 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Communicable Diseases
HIV Infections
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Slow Virus Diseases
Raltegravir Potassium
Anti-HIV Agents
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
HIV Integrase Inhibitors
Integrase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on September 21, 2017