Azithromycin in the Treatment of Cryptosporidiosis in Patients Who Have Not Had Success With Other Drugs
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last Verified: July 1998
History of Changes
To provide azithromycin for the treatment of individual patients with proven cryptosporidiosis whose disease has persisted or progressed despite prior therapies.
Drug : Azithromycin
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Oral/Intravenous Azithromycin in the Treatment of Cryptosporidiosis in Patients Whose Disease Has Not Been Controlled by Conventional Therapy|
Further study details as provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
|Ages Eligible for Study:||Child, Adult, Senior|
|Sexes Eligible for Study:||All|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:||No|
Patients must have:
- Cryptosporidiosis infection.
- Life expectancy of at least 1 week.
- Failed or been intolerant to prior therapy with standard antidiarrheal or antibiotic or other therapies for cryptosporidiosis.
- Consent of parent or guardian for patients under the legal age of consent. Patients with documented favorable response to azithromycin under Pfizer protocol 066-143 may receive maintenance therapy under this protocol.
- Known hypersensitivity or significant intolerance to macrolide antibiotics.
- Eligibility and current treatment at a medical center performing study 066-143, another study of azithromycin for treatment of cryptosporidiosis in AIDS patients.
- Must have failed or been intolerant to prior therapy with standard antidiarrheal or
Patients with persistent diarrhea requiring intravenous (IV) fluid therapy to maintain hydration may receive IV azithromycin after approval by the clinical monitor. Patients whose disease worsens despite a minimum of 2 weeks of oral therapy or patients whose disease shows no improvement after 4 weeks of oral therapy will also be considered for a trial period of intravenous azithromycin.
Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002328
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|United States, Connecticut|
|Pfizer Central Research|
|Groton, Connecticut, United States, 06340|
Sponsors and CollaboratorsPfizer
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:||NCT00002328 History of Changes|
|Other Study ID Numbers:||058J|
|Study First Received:||November 2, 1999|
|Last Updated:||June 23, 2005|
Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:Antidiarrheals
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
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