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A Comparison of Fluconazole and Amphotericin B in the Treatment of Fungal Infections

Last updated on March 25, 2018

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Study Location
Dr Layne Gentry
Houston, Texas, 77030 United States
Contact
1-800-718-1021
Eligibility criteria
Condition
The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.
Mycoses, HIV Infections
Sex
Females and Males
Age
Pediatric Trials: 0-17 Years
Adult Trials: 18+ Years
13+ years
Inclusion criteria
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Concurrent Medication:

Allowed:

- Immunostimulants under studies carried out under an IRB approved protocol.

- Treatments of intercurrent non-fungal infection.

- Allowed but requires monitoring during fluconazole therapy:

- Barbiturates.

- Phenytoin.

- Oral hypoglycemics.

- Coumarin-type anticoagulants.

Patients must have the following:

- Diagnosis or presumption of fungal infection under defined conditions.

- Written informed consent either from the patient or the patient's legal guardian.

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 conditions or symptoms are excluded:

- Burns > 30 percent of the body.

- Diagnosis of AIDS or AIDS related complex (ARC).

- HIV positive unless they have a malignancy.

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

- Moderate to severe liver disease as defined by specific lab values.

- Unlikely to survive more than 24 hours.

- Evidence of previous amphotericin B sensitivity.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

- Concomitant antifungal agents other than the study drugs.

- Immunostimulants, except for studies carried out under an IRB approved protocol.

Concurrent Treatment:

Excluded:

- Lymphocyte replacements.

Patients with the following are excluded:

- Defined disease conditions listed in Exclusion Co-Existing Conditions.

- Unlikely to survive more than 24 hours.

- Previous participation in this study; reentry for the same infection is not allowed.

- Known to be unable to take amphotericin B due to acute toxicities.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

- Previous fluconazole therapy for this infection.

NCT00002277
Pfizer
Completed
A Comparison of Fluconazole and Amphotericin B in the Treatment of Fungal Infections

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A Comparison of Fluconazole and Amphotericin B in the Treatment of Fungal Infections
Fluconazole Versus Amphotericin B: A Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Study for Therapy of Fungal Infection
To compare the safety, tolerance and efficacy of fluconazole and amphotericin B as treatment for biopsy proven fungal infections in major organs, disseminated infection, suspected fungal infection and fungemia in adult neutropenic and non-neutropenic patients without AIDS, AIDS related complex (ARC), or extensive burns. HIV seropositive patients are allowed only if they also have a malignancy.
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Interventional
Phase 3
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Mycoses
  • HIV Infections
  • Drug: Fluconazole
  • Drug: Amphotericin B
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identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
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Inclusion Criteria

Concurrent Medication:

Allowed:

  • Immunostimulants under studies carried out under an IRB approved protocol.
  • Treatments of intercurrent non-fungal infection.
  • Allowed but requires monitoring during fluconazole therapy:
  • Barbiturates.
  • Phenytoin.
  • Oral hypoglycemics.
  • Coumarin-type anticoagulants.

Patients must have the following:

  • Diagnosis or presumption of fungal infection under defined conditions.
  • Written informed consent either from the patient or the patient's legal guardian.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following conditions or symptoms are excluded:

  • Burns > 30 percent of the body.
  • Diagnosis of AIDS or AIDS related complex (ARC).
  • HIV positive unless they have a malignancy.
  • History of allergy to or intolerance of imidazoles or azoles.
  • Moderate to severe liver disease as defined by specific lab values.
  • Unlikely to survive more than 24 hours.
  • Evidence of previous amphotericin B sensitivity.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Concomitant antifungal agents other than the study drugs.
  • Immunostimulants, except for studies carried out under an IRB approved protocol.

Concurrent Treatment:

Excluded:

  • Lymphocyte replacements.

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Defined disease conditions listed in Exclusion Co-Existing Conditions.
  • Unlikely to survive more than 24 hours.
  • Previous participation in this study; reentry for the same infection is not allowed.
  • Known to be unable to take amphotericin B due to acute toxicities.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • Previous fluconazole therapy for this infection.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
13 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
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United States
 
 
NCT00002277
012N
056-173
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Pfizer
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
December 1993

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International Committee of Medical Journal Editors
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World Health Organization ICTRP

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