A Randomized, Open, Comparative Multicenter Study of Initial Treatment With Intravenous Itraconazole Versus Amphotericin B Followed by Consolidation Treatment With Itraconazole Capsules in Patients With Blastomycosis or Histoplasmosis
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last Verified: December 1997
History of Changes
To assess the safety of intravenous itraconazole compared to amphotericin B in HIV positive or negative persons with blastomycosis or histoplasmosis.
Drug : Itraconazole
Drug : Amphotericin B
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||A Randomized, Open, Comparative Multicenter Study of Initial Treatment With Intravenous Itraconazole Versus Amphotericin B Followed by Consolidation Treatment With Itraconazole Capsules in Patients With Blastomycosis or Histoplasmosis|
Further study details as provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Patients are randomized to receive IV itraconazole for 2 days, then either itraconazole daily for 5 days or amphotericin B daily for 7 days. IV treatment is followed by consolidation with oral itraconazole for up to 1 year.Eligibility
|Ages Eligible for Study:||13 Years and older|
|Sexes Eligible for Study:||All|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:||No|
Patients must have:
- HIV positive or negative status.
- Blastomycosis or histoplasmosis.
- Life expectancy of at least 1 week.
- Liver disease.
- Self-limiting fungal disease.
- Very severe fungal disease such as meningeal involvement.
- Acute respiratory disease.
- Oral midazolam.
- H2 blockers.
- Chronic antacids.
Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:
Excluded at any time:
Excluded during oral consolidation:
Patients with the following prior condition are excluded:
Hypersensitivity to azole antifungals.
Excluded at any time:
More than 3 days of amphotericin B, fluconazole, or ketoconazole.
Excluded within 2 weeks prior to study entry:
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002159
Locations Show More
|United States, Alabama|
|UAB Station / Infectious Division|
|Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35294|
|United States, Arkansas|
|Univ of Arkansas for Med Sciences|
|Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72205|
|United States, Georgia|
|Division of Infectious Diseases|
|Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30303|
|United States, Indiana|
|Division of Inf Diseases/ Indiana Univ Hosp|
|Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202|
|Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46218|
|United States, Louisiana|
|LSU Med Ctr / Div of Pulmonary & Critical Care Med|
|Shreveport, Louisiana, United States, 71130|
|United States, Michigan|
|Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Med Ctr|
|Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48105|
|United States, Missouri|
|Univ of Missouri / Division of Infectious Diseases|
|Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 641082792|
|Infectious Diseases Association / Research Med Ctr|
|Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64132|
Sponsors and CollaboratorsJanssen, LP
|Responsible Party:||Janssen, LP|
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:||NCT00002159 History of Changes|
|Other Study ID Numbers:||254A|
|Study First Received:||November 2, 1999|
|Last Updated:||June 23, 2005|
Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:Itraconazole
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Liposomal amphotericin B
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