A Study of Zidovudine (AZT) Used Alone or in Combination With Other Anti-HIV Drugs in HIV-Infected Patients With Little or No Previous Treatment
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last Verified: September 1996
History of Changes
To compare, in zidovudine (AZT)-naive patients, the safety, tolerance, and efficacy of saquinavir mesylate (Ro 31-8959) alone versus AZT alone versus AZT in combination with Ro 31-8959, zalcitabine (ddC), or both. To compare various disease markers among the different regimens.
Drug : Saquinavir
Drug : Zidovudine
Drug : Zalcitabine
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||A Randomized, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Phase III, Parallel Study of Zidovudine (AZT) Alone Versus AZT Plus Zalcitabine (Dideoxycytidine; ddC) Versus AZT Plus Saquinavir Mesylate (Ro 31-8959 ; HIV Proteinase Inhibitor) Versus AZT Plus ddC Plus Ro 31-8959 in Previously Untreated or Minimally Pretreated HIV-Infected Patients With CD4 Lymphocyte Counts From 50 to <= 350 Cells/mm3|
Further study details as provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Patients are randomized to receive a minimum of 80 weeks of AZT alone, AZT plus ddC, AZT plus Ro 31-8959, or all three drugs.Eligibility
|Ages Eligible for Study:||18 Years and older|
|Sexes Eligible for Study:||All|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:||No|
- Erythropoietin and G-CSF.
- Local skin radiotherapy.
- HIV infection.
- CD4 count 50 - 350 cells/mm3.
- No prior antiretroviral therapy OR less than 16 weeks of prior AZT.
- No acute serious opportunistic infections requiring immediate treatment.
- No unexplained fever persisting for 14 days within 90 days prior to study entry.
- No significant unexplained diarrhea persisting for 14 days within 30 days prior to study entry.
- No visceral Kaposi's sarcoma or lymphoma currently requiring chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy.
- Life expectancy of at least 80 weeks.
- Severe chronic diarrhea.
- Inadequate oral intake (unable to eat one or more meals daily because of chronic nausea, emesis, or abdominal/oral-esophageal discomfort).
- Any grade 3 or worse toxicity.
- Inability to comply with study requirements.
- Other investigational agents.
- Antineoplastic agents.
- Biologic response modifiers (including interferons).
- Anti-HIV drugs other than the study drugs.
- Radiotherapy (other than local skin radiotherapy).
- Acute therapy for opportunistic infection within 14 days prior to study entry.
- Prior HIV proteinase inhibitor.
Patients must have:
Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:
Patients with the following prior condition are excluded:
History of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002334
Locations Show More
|United States, Arizona|
|Phoenix Body Positive|
|Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85016|
|United States, California|
|UCD Med Ctr|
|Sacramento, California, United States, 95817|
|Davies Med Ctr|
|San Francisco, California, United States, 94114|
|Mount Zion Med Ctr / UCSF|
|San Francisco, California, United States, 94115|
|Pacific Oaks Med Group|
|Sherman Oaks, California, United States, 91403|
|Sunnyvale Med Clinic|
|Sunnyvale, California, United States, 94086|
|United States, District of Columbia|
|Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20037|
|Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20060|
|United States, Florida|
|Miami Veterans Administration Med Ctr|
|Miami, Florida, United States, 33125|
|Univ of Miami School of Medicine|
|Miami, Florida, United States, 331361013|
|United States, Illinois|
|Cook County Hosp|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612|
|Rush Presbyterian - Saint Luke's Med Ctr|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612|
|United States, Louisiana|
|Tulane Univ Med School|
|New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 701122699|
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Massachusetts Gen Hosp|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114|
|United States, Nevada|
|HIV Wellness Ctr / Univ Med Ctr|
|Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 89102|
|United States, New York|
|Beth Israel Med Ctr|
|New York, New York, United States, 10003|
|New York, New York, United States, 10032|
|United States, Ohio|
|Univ Hosp of Cleveland / Case Western Reserve Univ|
|Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44106|
|United States, Oklahoma|
|Univ of Oklahoma Health Science / Pharmacy Practice|
|Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73117|
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 152063817|
|United States, Texas|
|Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, 78404|
|N Texas Ctr for AIDS & Clin Rsch|
|Dallas, Texas, United States, 75219|
|Univ TX Galveston Med Branch|
|Galveston, Texas, United States, 775550882|
|Thomas Street Clinic / Baylor College of Medicine|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77009|
|United States, Washington|
|Univ of Washington|
|Seattle, Washington, United States, 981224379|
|San Juan Veterans Administration Med Ctr|
|San Juan, Puerto Rico, 009275800|
Sponsors and CollaboratorsHoffmann-La Roche
|Responsible Party:||Hoffmann-La Roche|
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:||NCT00002334 History of Changes|
|Other Study ID Numbers:||229B|
|Study First Received:||November 2, 1999|
|Last Updated:||June 23, 2005|
Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:Drug Therapy, Combination
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV Protease Inhibitors
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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