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Phase I Study of the Clinical Pharmacology of Azithromycin in Buffy Coat of HIV-Infected Subjects.

This study has been completed

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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service Identifier

First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last Verified: April 1996
History of Changes


To compare the uptake of azithromycin in white cells relative to plasma concentrations in HIV-infected patients.

Condition Intervention Phase
Bacterial Infections
HIV Infections

Drug : Azithromycin
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase I Study of the Clinical Pharmacology of Azithromycin in Buffy Coat of HIV-Infected Subjects.

Further study details as provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:

Detailed Description:

Patients are randomized to receive azithromycin orally or intravenously, with crossover to the alternate treatment after a 21-day wash-out period.



Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years to 65 Years  
Sexes Eligible for Study: All  
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No  


Inclusion Criteria
Concurrent Medication:

  • Antiretroviral agents, provided regimen has been stable for at least 1 month.

  • Patients must have:
  • HIV infection.
  • CD4 count <= 200 cells/mm3.
  • No active opportunistic infection (pending discussion with Pfizer Clinician).

  • Prior Medication:
  • Prior antiretroviral agents.

  • Exclusion Criteria
    Co-existing Condition:
    Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:
  • Active intercurrent illness (pending discussion with the Pfizer Clinician).
  • Allergies to macrolide antibiotics.
  • Signs and symptoms of severe illness that would preclude treatment.

  • Patients with the following prior conditions are excluded:
  • History of clinically significant allergic, hematological, renal, endocrine, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, hepatic, psychiatric, or neurological disease.
  • Clinically important change in baseline status within 4 weeks prior to study entry.
  • Condition affecting drug absorption (e.g., ulcers, gastrectomy, HIV-associated enteropathies) within 4 weeks prior to study entry.

  • Prior Medication:
  • Investigational drugs including treatment IND drugs within 4 weeks prior to study
Known drug or alcohol dependence.

contacts and locations

Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00002139


United States, Kansas
Ctr for Phase I Research
Wichita, Kansas, United States, 67214

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Responsible Party: Pfizer Identifier: NCT00002139   History of Changes  
Other Study ID Numbers: 226D  
Study First Received: November 2, 1999  
Last Updated: June 23, 2005  

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Bacterial Infections

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Communicable Diseases
Bacterial Infections
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