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Pilot Study of Oral Fluconazole in the Treatment of Acute Cryptococcal Meningitis

Last updated on August 9, 2018

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Study Location
Summitt Med Ctr / San Francisco Gen Hosp
Oakland, California, 94609 United States
Contact
1-800-718-1021
Eligibility criteria
Condition
The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.
Cryptococcal Meningitis, HIV Infections
Sex
Females and Males
Age
Pediatric Trials: 0-17 Years
Adult Trials: 18+ Years
13+ years
Inclusion criteria
The factors, or reasons, that allow a person to participate in a clinical study.
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Concurrent Medication:

Allowed:

- Antiviral therapy such as zidovudine.

- Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.

- Aerosolized pentamidine.

Concurrent Treatment:

Allowed:

- Radiation therapy for mucocutaneous Kaposi's sarcoma.

Written informed consent must be obtained for each patient, either from the patient himself
or from the patient's legal guardian.

- No prior systemic antifungal therapy for cryptococcosis.

- Success of prior therapy must have been documented by negative cerebrospinal fluid
(CSF) culture at the end of therapy. Following prior therapy, such patients may not
have received more than 1 mg/kg/wk amphotericin B in the 4 weeks before entry into
study.

Prior Medication:

Allowed:

- Antiviral therapy such as zidovudine.

- Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.

- Aerosolized pentamidine.

Exclusion criteria
The factors, or reasons, that prevent a person from participating in a clinical study.
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Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following are excluded:

- Evidence of acute or chronic meningitis based upon any etiology other than
cryptococcosis.

- History of allergy to or intolerance of imidazoles, azoles, or amphotericin B.

- Moderate or severe liver disease defined by specified lab values.

- Patients who are unable to take oral medication.

- Unlikely to survive more than 2 weeks.

- Renal impairment.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

- Coumarin-type anticoagulants.

- Oral hypoglycemics.

- Barbiturates.

- Phenytoin.

- Immunostimulants.

- Investigational drugs or approved (licensed) drugs for investigational indications
other than aerosolized pentamidine.

- Excluded within 4 weeks of study entry:

- Greater than 1 mg/kg/wk amphotericin B.

- Any exceptions to these prohibitions of concomitant medications must be approved by
Pfizer Central Research.

Concurrent Treatment:

Excluded:

- Lymphocyte replacement.

Patients with the following are excluded:

- Evidence of acute or chronic meningitis based upon any etiology other than
cryptococcosis.

- History of allergy to or intolerance of imidazoles or azoles.

- Moderate or severe liver disease defined by specified lab values.

- Patients who are unable to take oral medication.

- Life expectancy of

- Any condition that may impair absorption of oral medication.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

- Coumarin-type anticoagulants.

- Oral hypoglycemics.

- Barbiturates.

- Phenytoin.

- Immunostimulants.

- Investigational drugs or approved (licensed) drugs for investigational indications
other than aerosolized pentamidine.

- Excluded within 4 weeks of study entry:

- Greater than 1 mg/kg/wk amphotericin B.

Prior Treatment:

Excluded:

- Lymphocyte replacement.

NCT00002076
Pfizer
Completed
Pilot Study of Oral Fluconazole in the Treatment of Acute Cryptococcal Meningitis

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Pilot Study of Oral Fluconazole in the Treatment of Acute Cryptococcal Meningitis
Pilot Study of Oral Fluconazole in the Treatment of Acute Cryptococcal Meningitis
To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of fluconazole as treatment for acute cryptococcal meningitis in AIDS patients. Both newly diagnosed and relapsed patients are eligible.
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Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Meningitis, Cryptococcal
  • HIV Infections
Drug: Fluconazole
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Inclusion Criteria

Concurrent Medication:

Allowed:

  • Antiviral therapy such as zidovudine.
  • Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
  • Aerosolized pentamidine.

Concurrent Treatment:

Allowed:

  • Radiation therapy for mucocutaneous Kaposi's sarcoma.

Written informed consent must be obtained for each patient, either from the patient himself or from the patient's legal guardian.

  • No prior systemic antifungal therapy for cryptococcosis.
  • Success of prior therapy must have been documented by negative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) culture at the end of therapy. Following prior therapy, such patients may not have received more than 1 mg/kg/wk amphotericin B in the 4 weeks before entry into study.

Prior Medication:

Allowed:

  • Antiviral therapy such as zidovudine.
  • Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
  • Aerosolized pentamidine.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Evidence of acute or chronic meningitis based upon any etiology other than cryptococcosis.
  • History of allergy to or intolerance of imidazoles, azoles, or amphotericin B.
  • Moderate or severe liver disease defined by specified lab values.
  • Patients who are unable to take oral medication.
  • Unlikely to survive more than 2 weeks.
  • Renal impairment.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Coumarin-type anticoagulants.
  • Oral hypoglycemics.
  • Barbiturates.
  • Phenytoin.
  • Immunostimulants.
  • Investigational drugs or approved (licensed) drugs for investigational indications other than aerosolized pentamidine.
  • Excluded within 4 weeks of study entry:
  • Greater than 1 mg/kg/wk amphotericin B.
  • Any exceptions to these prohibitions of concomitant medications must be approved by Pfizer Central Research.

Concurrent Treatment:

Excluded:

  • Lymphocyte replacement.

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Evidence of acute or chronic meningitis based upon any etiology other than cryptococcosis.
  • History of allergy to or intolerance of imidazoles or azoles.
  • Moderate or severe liver disease defined by specified lab values.
  • Patients who are unable to take oral medication.
  • Life expectancy of < 2 weeks.
  • Any condition that may impair absorption of oral medication.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • Coumarin-type anticoagulants.
  • Oral hypoglycemics.
  • Barbiturates.
  • Phenytoin.
  • Immunostimulants.
  • Investigational drugs or approved (licensed) drugs for investigational indications other than aerosolized pentamidine.
  • Excluded within 4 weeks of study entry:
  • Greater than 1 mg/kg/wk amphotericin B.

Prior Treatment:

Excluded:

  • Lymphocyte replacement.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
13 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
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United States
 
 
NCT00002076
012J
056-162
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Pfizer
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
February 1990

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and the
World Health Organization ICTRP

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