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A 28-Day Study of Diclazuril in the Treatment of Cryptosporidiosis in Patients With AIDS

This study has been completed
Janssen, LP

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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service Identifier

First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last Verified: July 1990
History of Changes


To evaluate the safety and efficacy of diclazuril capsules as a treatment for cryptosporidial related diarrhea in AIDS patients who have been treated in the double-blind study # JRD 64,433/1101 and have relapsed, or de-novo patients who have been diagnosed with cryptosporidial related diarrhea and who meet the inclusion and exclusion criteria of this protocol.

Condition Intervention
HIV Infections

Drug : Diclazuril

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: 28 Day Protocol for the Treatment of Cryptosporidiosis in AIDS Patients With Diclazuril (R64,433)

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



Ages Eligible for Study: 12 Years to 65 Years  
Sexes Eligible for Study: All  
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No  


Inclusion Criteria
Concurrent Medication:

  • Zidovudine (AZT).
  • Didanosine (ddI) allowed but discouraged, must have been stabilized on a constant dose for 3 weeks or more.
  • Aerosolized pentamidine.
  • Nystatin for control of oropharyngeal infections. Nystatin must not be taken within two hours of diclazuril.
  • Ganciclovir therapy only for CMV retinitis is permitted if the patient has been treated for at least 4 weeks prior to study entry and is stable on the drug.
  • Loperamide may be taken if patient has been on long term loperamide prior to study entry but should not be started during the course of this protocol.

  • Patients must have the following:
    Written informed consent given after the purpose and nature of the study, as well as the possible adverse effects related to the study drug, have been explained.
  • Be willing and able to return for all subsequent weekly visits and the two week visit post completion of therapy (follow-up).

  • Prior Medication:
  • Diclazuril.

  • Exclusion Criteria
    Co-existing Condition:
    Patients with the following conditions or symptoms are excluded:
  • Uncontrolled vomiting.
  • Estimated survival less than 28 days.
  • Other treatable enteric pathogens must be treated and eradicated prior to study entry.

  • Concurrent Medication:
  • Amphotericin B.
  • Other antibiotics or antiprotozoal drugs.
  • Other investigational agents.
  • Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole.
  • Antifungal medications except nystatin.
  • Ganciclovir for other than Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis.
  • Antidiarrheal agents other than patients on long term loperamide prior to study entry.

  • Patients with the following are excluded:
  • Undependable in following the instructions of the investigator.
  • Not able to swallow capsules.
  • Uncontrolled vomiting.
  • Estimated survival less than 28 days.

  • Prior Medication:
  • Diclazuril within 2 weeks of study entry.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00002278


United States, New York
Bellevue Hosp / New York Univ Med Ctr
New York, New York, United States, 10016
Cornell Univ Med Ctr
New York, New York, United States, 10021
Saint Luke's - Roosevelt Hosp Ctr
New York, New York, United States, 10025

Sponsors and Collaborators

Janssen, LP
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More Information

Responsible Party: Janssen, LP Identifier: NCT00002278   History of Changes  
Other Study ID Numbers: 038B  
  JRD 64,433/1102  
Study First Received: November 2, 1999  
Last Updated: June 23, 2005  

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:

AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

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