A Study of Fluconazole in the Prevention of Fungal Infections in HIV-Infected Patients Living in Areas Where Fungal Infections Are Common
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last Verified: April 1996
History of Changes
To compare the efficacy of fluconazole versus placebo in preventing the development of active coccidioidomycosis and other systemic fungal infections among HIV-infected patients with CD4 lymphocyte counts < 250 cells/mm3 who are living in the coccidioidal endemic area.
Drug : Fluconazole
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Fluconazole in the Prevention of Active Coccidioidomycosis and Other Systemic Fungal Infections in HIV-Infected Patients Living in the Coccidioidal Endemic Area|
Further study details as provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Patients are randomized to receive either fluconazole or placebo daily.Eligibility
|Ages Eligible for Study:||13 Years and older|
|Sexes Eligible for Study:||All|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:||No|
Patients must have:
- Documented HIV infection.
- CD4 count < 250 cells/mm3.
- No active coccidioidomycosis or other fungal disease requiring systemic antifungal therapy.
- Residence in area considered to be endemic for Coccidioides immitis.
- Consent of parent or guardian if under legal age of consent.
- Unable to take oral medication.
- Positive serum cryptococcal antigen.
- Systemic antifungal therapy.
- Systemic antifungal agents within 2 weeks prior to study entry.
Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:
Patients with the following prior conditions are excluded:
History of hypersensitivity to azole or imidazole compounds.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002325
Locations Show More
|United States, Arizona|
|Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85006|
|Tucson Veterans Administration Med Ctr|
|Tucson, Arizona, United States, 85723|
|United States, California|
|Dr Lawrence Cone|
|Rancho Mirage, California, United States, 92270|
Sponsors and CollaboratorsPfizer
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:||NCT00002325 History of Changes|
|Other Study ID Numbers:||012R|
|Study First Received:||November 2, 1999|
|Last Updated:||June 23, 2005|
Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:Mycoses
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
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