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Azithromycin in the Treatment of Cryptosporidiosis in Patients With Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS): A Randomized, Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Study

Last updated on March 25, 2018

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

Allowed:

- Zidovudine.

- Antidiarrheal medication with imodium or paregoric only.

Patients must have:

- HIV infection.

- Intestinal cryptosporidiosis proven by stool microscopy on at least two occasions
prior to study enrollment.

- Life expectancy of at least 2 weeks by clinical assessment. In states where the legal
age of consent for medical procedures is 21 years, patients below the age of 21 must
have consent of parent or guardian.

Prior Medication:

Allowed:

- Zidovudine.

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 symptoms and conditions are excluded:

- Known hypersensitivity or significant intolerance to macrolide antibiotics.

- Marked abnormalities of liver or renal function.

- Causes for diarrhea other than, or in addition to, cryptosporidiosis.

- Inability to receive oral medication.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

- Cancer chemotherapy (including therapy for Kaposi's sarcoma).

- Any drug or biologic preparation (e.g., bovine colostrum, paromomycin, spiramycin,
somatostatin) with possible anticryptosporidial activity.

- Immunostimulant or lymphocyte replacement therapy.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

- Another investigational drug within 7 days prior to study enrollment (investigational
medications available through a treatment IND will be allowed with the approval of the
sponsor, the treatment IND sponsor, and the Pfizer clinical monitor).

- Immunostimulant or lymphocyte replacement therapy.

- Cancer chemotherapy (including therapy for Kaposi's sarcoma).

Not expected to comply with the requirements of the protocol, in the opinion of the
investigator.

NCT00002082
Pfizer
Completed
Azithromycin in the Treatment of Cryptosporidiosis in Patients With Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS): A Randomized, Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Study

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Azithromycin in the Treatment of Cryptosporidiosis in Patients With Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS): A Randomized, Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Study
Azithromycin in the Treatment of Cryptosporidiosis in Patients With Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS): A Randomized, Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Study
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of azithromycin in the treatment of intestinal cryptosporidial infection in AIDS patients.
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Interventional
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Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • HIV Infections
Drug: Azithromycin
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identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
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Inclusion Criteria

Concurrent Medication:

Allowed:

  • Zidovudine.
  • Antidiarrheal medication with imodium or paregoric only.

Patients must have:

  • HIV infection.
  • Intestinal cryptosporidiosis proven by stool microscopy on at least two occasions prior to study enrollment.
  • Life expectancy of at least 2 weeks by clinical assessment. In states where the legal age of consent for medical procedures is 21 years, patients below the age of 21 must have consent of parent or guardian.

Prior Medication:

Allowed:

  • Zidovudine.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following symptoms and conditions are excluded:

  • Known hypersensitivity or significant intolerance to macrolide antibiotics.
  • Marked abnormalities of liver or renal function.
  • Causes for diarrhea other than, or in addition to, cryptosporidiosis.
  • Inability to receive oral medication.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Cancer chemotherapy (including therapy for Kaposi's sarcoma).
  • Any drug or biologic preparation (e.g., bovine colostrum, paromomycin, spiramycin, somatostatin) with possible anticryptosporidial activity.
  • Immunostimulant or lymphocyte replacement therapy.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • Another investigational drug within 7 days prior to study enrollment (investigational medications available through a treatment IND will be allowed with the approval of the sponsor, the treatment IND sponsor, and the Pfizer clinical monitor).
  • Immunostimulant or lymphocyte replacement therapy.
  • Cancer chemotherapy (including therapy for Kaposi's sarcoma).

Not expected to comply with the requirements of the protocol, in the opinion of the investigator.

Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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United States
 
 
NCT00002082
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066-143
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
April 1996

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World Health Organization ICTRP

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