Impact of Switching to NNRTI-based Therapy on the Quality of Life of HIV-infected Patients With Virological Suppression

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First received: July 15, 2014
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Last verified: July 2014
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Observational study to evaluate therapeutic switch to a NNRTI-based regimen on quality of life of HIV-positive patients

Condition Intervention
HIV Infections
Drug: Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTI)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Observational Study of the Impact on Quality-of-life of a Switch From a Virologically Effective Regimen to a Regimen Containing a Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor (QUALVI) Nevirapine (Viramune®) Clinical Phase IV

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in World Health Organization Quality of Life - HIV (WHOQOL-HIV) score [ Time Frame: Baseline, month 1, 6 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Comparison of Short version of the Medical Outcomes Study Short-Form General Health Survey-36 (SF12) scores of the study population compared to the general population [ Time Frame: Baseline, 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in symptom scale score [ Time Frame: Baseline, month 1, 6 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in Hospital Anxiety and Depression scale (HADS) [ Time Frame: Baseline, month 1, 6 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in cluster of differentiation 4 (CD4) cell count [ Time Frame: Baseline and month 3, 6, 9, 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in viral load [ Time Frame: Baseline and month 3, 6, 9, 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in liver function tests [ Time Frame: Baseline and month 3, 6, 9, 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in total cholesterol [ Time Frame: Baseline, month 6 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in triglycerides [ Time Frame: Baseline, month 6 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in fasting blood glucose [ Time Frame: Baseline, month 6 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in haemoglobin [ Time Frame: Baseline, month 6 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes from baseline in plasma urea [ Time Frame: Baseline, month 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes from baseline in creatinine [ Time Frame: Baseline, month 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 283
Study Start Date: June 2004
Primary Completion Date: February 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTI) Drug: Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTI)


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Hospital physicians, specialized in treatment of patients infected by the HIV

Inclusion Criteria:

  • NNRTI-naive patients with positive HIV serology, treated with at least triple combination therapy, with a viral load < 500 copies/ml, in whom a new treatment comprising an NNRTI is initiated for a reason other than inefficacy of treatment will be included
  • Patients must read and write French

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients in whom a new treatment is initiated because of treatment failure
  • new treatment does not comprise an NNRTI
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Boehringer Ingelheim Identifier: NCT02191202     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1100.1461 
Study First Received: July 15, 2014
Last Updated: July 15, 2014
Health Authority: France: Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament et des produits de santé

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Antiviral Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Pharmacologic Actions
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