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A Comparison of Fluconazole and Ketoconazole in the Treatment of Fungal Infections of the Throat in Patients With Weakened Immune Systems

Last updated on March 22, 2018

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Study Location
Good Samaritan Med Ctr
Phoenix, Arizona, 85006 United States
Contact
1-800-718-1021
Eligibility criteria
Condition
The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.
Esophageal Candidiasis, HIV Infections
Sex
Females and Males
Age
Pediatric Trials: 0-17 Years
Adult Trials: 18+ Years
13-70 years
Inclusion criteria
The factors, or reasons, that allow a person to participate in a clinical study.
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Prior Medication:

Allowed:

- Cyclosporin if levels can be monitored for proper cyclosporin dose adjustment.

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 noncandidal systemic fungal infections.

- Leukopenia (white blood cell count less than 1000/mm3), or expected to develop
leukopenia during the study.

- Other condition known to be associated with poor ketoconazole absorption, e.g.,
hypochlorhydria.

- Leukemia requiring chemotherapy.

- Any other condition which in the opinion of the investigator would make the patient
unsuitable for enrollment.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

- Warfarin.

- Immunostimulants.

- Interferon.

- Oral or topical antifungal agents.

Concurrent Treatment:

Excluded:

- Lymphocyte replacement.

Patients with the following are excluded:

- History of allergy to imidazoles.

- Abnormalities which may preclude esophagoscopy or endoscopy before or during the
study.

- Inability to tolerate fluconazole or ketoconazole.

- Inability or unwillingness to give written informed consent.

- Life expectancy

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

- Rifampin or ansamycin, pending clarification of drug interactions between these drugs
and fluconazole.

- Warfarin.

Patients must meet the CDC criteria for the diagnosis of AIDS or be otherwise
immunocompromised (e.g., malignancy, renal transplant) and have a diagnosis of oral
candidiasis and/or esophageal symptoms of dysphagia and/or odynophagia.

Illicit or illegal drug use.

NCT00002304
Pfizer
Completed
A Comparison of Fluconazole and Ketoconazole in the Treatment of Fungal Infections of the Throat in Patients With Weakened Immune Systems

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A Comparison of Fluconazole and Ketoconazole in the Treatment of Fungal Infections of the Throat in Patients With Weakened Immune Systems
A Randomized Comparative Multicenter Trial of Fluconazole and Ketoconazole in the Treatment of Esophageal Candidiasis in Immunocompromised Patients
To compare the safety, tolerance, and effectiveness of fluconazole and ketoconazole in the treatment of candidal esophagitis in immunocompromised patients.
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Interventional
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Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Candidiasis, Esophageal
  • HIV Infections
  • Drug: Ketoconazole
  • Drug: Fluconazole
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Laine L, Dretler RH, Conteas CN, Tuazon C, Koster FM, Sattler F, Squires K, Islam MZ. Fluconazole compared with ketoconazole for the treatment of Candida esophagitis in AIDS. A randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 1992 Oct 15;117(8):655-60.


*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications
identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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Inclusion Criteria

Prior Medication:

Allowed:

  • Cyclosporin if levels can be monitored for proper cyclosporin dose adjustment.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • Evidence of noncandidal systemic fungal infections.
  • Leukopenia (white blood cell count less than 1000/mm3), or expected to develop leukopenia during the study.
  • Other condition known to be associated with poor ketoconazole absorption, e.g., hypochlorhydria.
  • Leukemia requiring chemotherapy.
  • Any other condition which in the opinion of the investigator would make the patient unsuitable for enrollment.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Warfarin.
  • Immunostimulants.
  • Interferon.
  • Oral or topical antifungal agents.

Concurrent Treatment:

Excluded:

  • Lymphocyte replacement.

Patients with the following are excluded:

  • History of allergy to imidazoles.
  • Abnormalities which may preclude esophagoscopy or endoscopy before or during the study.
  • Inability to tolerate fluconazole or ketoconazole.
  • Inability or unwillingness to give written informed consent.
  • Life expectancy < 2 months.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • Rifampin or ansamycin, pending clarification of drug interactions between these drugs and fluconazole.
  • Warfarin.

Patients must meet the CDC criteria for the diagnosis of AIDS or be otherwise immunocompromised (e.g., malignancy, renal transplant) and have a diagnosis of oral candidiasis and/or esophageal symptoms of dysphagia and/or odynophagia.

Illicit or illegal drug use.

Sexes Eligible for Study: All
13 Years to 70 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
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Canada,   United States
 
 
NCT00002304
012B
056-150
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Pfizer
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
February 1990

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World Health Organization ICTRP

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