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A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy Trial of Azithromycin SR Compared With Clarithromycin Extended Release for the Treatment of Pneumonia in Adult Patients

Last updated on March 14, 2019

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Study Location
Pfizer Investigational Site
Birmingham, Alabama, 35215 United States
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1-800-718-1021
Eligibility criteria
Condition
The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.
Pneumonia
Sex
Females and Males
Age
Pediatric Trials: 0-17 Years
Adult Trials: 18+ Years
16 + years
Inclusion criteria
The factors, or reasons, that allow a person to participate in a clinical study.
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Outpatients with a diagnosis of pneumonia, as demonstrated by a productive cough and at
least 2 of the following signs and symptoms: rales and/or evidence of pulmonary
consolidation; dyspnea or tachypnea; elevated body temperature; or elevated total
peripheral white blood cell count (WBC >10,000/mm3) or greater than 15% immature
neutrophils were included. Patients were to have a chest radiograph demonstrating evidence
of a new infiltrate or consolidation, and a Modified Fine Risk score of ≤ 70 (Fine Class I
and II).

Exclusion criteria
The factors, or reasons, that prevent a person from participating in a clinical study.
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Patients who were treated with any systemic antibiotic of greater than 1 dose or 1
combination dose (such as cephalosporin and macrolide) within the previous 7 days, or the
likelihood of receiving other systemic antibiotics during participation in the study; were
hospitalized in the previous 14 days or had an infection acquired in the hospital, and who
were residents of a long-term care facility were excluded.

NCT00643227
Pfizer
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A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy Trial of Azithromycin SR Compared With Clarithromycin Extended Release for the Treatment of Pneumonia in Adult Patients

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