An Open-Label Safety Study of Oral Ganciclovir Maintenance Treatment of CMV Retinitis in People With Limited Venous Access
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last Verified: November 1995
History of Changes
To provide oral ganciclovir to patients who require maintenance for control of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis, but who lack patent permanent central venous access for long-term administration of intravenous drugs.
Drug : Ganciclovir
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||An Open-Label Safety Study of Oral Ganciclovir Maintenance Treatment of CMV Retinitis in People With Limited Venous Access|
Further study details as provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Patients receive oral ganciclovir as maintenance. Patients enrolled at time of closure of enrollment will receive 2 months of study drug and undergo follow-up.Eligibility
|Ages Eligible for Study:||13 Years and older|
|Sexes Eligible for Study:||All|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:||No|
Patients must have:
- Stable CMV retinitis.
- Treatment with IV ganciclovir or IV foscarnet for at least 18 of the past 21 days.
- No permanent central IV catheter at present.
- Had a permanent central IV catheter removed two or more times within the past 6 months due to catheter infection or thrombosis.
- Consent of guardian if less than legal age of consent.
- Require continuation of concomitant medications precluded by this protocol.
- Intravitreal anti-CMV treatment.
- Any other concomitant medications precluded by the protocol.
Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:
History of hypersensitivity to acyclovir or ganciclovir.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002135
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|United States, California|
|Roche Global Development - Palo Alto|
|Palo Alto, California, United States, 94303|
Sponsors and CollaboratorsHoffmann-La Roche
|Responsible Party:||Hoffmann-La Roche|
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:||NCT00002135 History of Changes|
|Other Study ID Numbers:||037C|
|Study First Received:||November 2, 1999|
|Last Updated:||June 23, 2005|
Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:Retinitis
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
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