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Observational Study With Antiretroviral Treated Patients Switching to Nevirapine Plus Two Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor (NRTI) Regimens

This study has been completed.
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Boehringer Ingelheim Identifier:
First received: July 15, 2014
Last updated: NA
Last verified: July 2014
History: No changes posted

Collecting data on maintaining anti-retroviral activity (quantitative HIV RNA determination) and immunological activity (CD4 cells) after switching from protease inhibitor or NNRTI to Nevirapine (Viramune®) and collecting of routinely observed laboratory data on lipids, and liver enzymes.

Condition Intervention
HIV Infections
Drug: Viramune®

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Observational Study With Antiretroviral Treated Patients Switching Therapy Because of Therapeutic Reasons From Protease Inhibitor- or NNRTI-containing Regimens to Nevirapine Plus Two Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor (NRTI) Regimens

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in viral load (HIV-RNA) [ Time Frame: Baseline, up to 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Change in CD4 cell count [ Time Frame: Baseline, up to 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Change in lipid parameters [ Time Frame: Baseline, up to 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

  • Change in glucose [ Time Frame: Baseline, up to 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Assessment of subjective well-being [ Time Frame: up to 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    verbal rating scale

  • Assessment of tolerability by physician and patients [ Time Frame: after 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    verbal rating scale

  • Change in liver enzyme parameter [ Time Frame: Baseline, up to 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

  • Number of patients with adverse events [ Time Frame: up to 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 55
Study Start Date: January 2002
Primary Completion Date: August 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Patients switching from protease inhibitor (PI) or nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) containing antiretroviral regimen to Viramune®
Drug: Viramune®


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

HIV treatment centres and HIV out-patient facilities


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients suffer from HIV type 1 infection
  • Patient is treated with antiretroviral protease-inhibitors or non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
  • Patient has shown a depression of viral load before limit of detection (< 50 HIV-RNA copies/ml) for more than 6 months prior to visit 1
  • Patient is male or female with age greater than or equal to 18 years
  • Women have to be willing to use an effective barrier method of contraception for the duration of the observational study participation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has clinically relevant laboratory findings (e.g., aspartate aminotransferase (AST) or alanine aminotransferase (ALT) > five times upper limit of normal (ULN))
  • Patients is hypersensitive to Viramune® or to any of its excipients
  • Patient is not able to abstain from treatment with ketoconazole, oral contraceptives, or other drug affecting CYP3A-metabolism
  • Patients is breast-feeding
  • Patient is pregnant
  • Patient is a woman and does not use effective contraception
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Responsible Party: Boehringer Ingelheim Identifier: NCT02191319     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1100.1395
Study First Received: July 15, 2014
Last Updated: July 15, 2014
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

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
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on March 03, 2015