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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

This study has been completed
Sponsor
Janssen, LP


Information provided by (Responsible Party)
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier
NCT00002159

First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last Verified: December 1997
History of Changes
Purpose

Purpose

To assess the safety of intravenous itraconazole compared to amphotericin B in HIV positive or negative persons with blastomycosis or histoplasmosis.

Condition Intervention Phase
HIV Infections
Histoplasmosis
Blastomycosis

Drug : Itraconazole
Drug : Amphotericin B
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: 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:

Enrollment: 60

Detailed Description:

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

Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study: 13 Years and older  
Sexes Eligible for Study: All  
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No  

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria
Patients must have:

  • HIV positive or negative status.
  • Blastomycosis or histoplasmosis.
  • Life expectancy of at least 1 week.

  • Exclusion Criteria
    Co-existing Condition:
    Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:
  • Liver disease.
  • Self-limiting fungal disease.
  • Very severe fungal disease such as meningeal involvement.
  • Acute respiratory disease.

  • Concurrent Medication:
    Excluded at any time:
  • Terfenadine.
  • Astemizole.
  • Oral midazolam.
  • Triazolam.
  • Cisapride.
  • Phenytoin.
  • Phenobarbital.
  • Rifampin.
  • Rifabutin.

  • Excluded during oral consolidation:
  • H2 blockers.
  • Chronic antacids.
  • Omeprazole.
  • Lansoprazole.

  • Patients with the following prior condition are excluded:
    Hypersensitivity to azole antifungals.
    Prior Medication:
    Excluded at any time:
    More than 3 days of amphotericin B, fluconazole, or ketoconazole.
    Excluded within 2 weeks prior to study entry:
  • Phenytoin.
  • Phenobarbital.
  • Rifampin.
  • Rifabutin.

contacts and locations

Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002159

Locations

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
Community Hosp
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 Collaborators

Janssen, LP
More Information

More Information


Responsible Party: Janssen, LP  
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002159   History of Changes  
Other Study ID Numbers: 254A  
  ITR-USA-118  
Study First Received: November 2, 1999  
Last Updated: June 23, 2005  

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:

Itraconazole
Histoplasmosis
Antifungal Agents
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Amphotericin B
AIDS-Related Complex
Blastomycosis
Antibiotics, Antifungal

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Histoplasmosis
Blastomycosis
Itraconazole
Hydroxyitraconazole
Amphotericin B
Liposomal amphotericin B

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