Safety and Effectiveness of Three Anti-HIV Drugs Combined in One Pill (Trizivir)
Verified June 2001
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
First received: March 13, 2000
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last Verified: June 2001
History of Changes
The purpose of this study is to look at the safety and effectiveness of a pill called Trizivir that is a combination of three anti-HIV drugs (zidovudine, lamivudine, and abacavir). Zidovudine and lamivudine are often given combined in one pill (Combivir). In this study, Trizivir will be compared to Combivir plus abacavir.
Drug : Abacavir sulfate, Lamivudine and Zidovudine
Drug : Lamivudine/Zidovudine
Drug : Abacavir sulfate
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||A Phase IIIB Randomized, Multicenter Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Combivir 1 Tablet Po Bid Plus Ziagen 300mg Po Bid Versus an Abacavir 300mg/Lamivudine 150mg/Zidovudine 300mg Combination Tablet Po Bid, Administered for 24 Weeks in Subjects With HIV-1 Infection|
Further study details as provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Patients are randomized to receive either the triple combination tablet (Trizivir) or to receive Combivir plus abacavir as a separate tablet. Patients take their study medications for 24 weeks.Eligibility
|Ages Eligible for Study:||18 Years and older|
|Sexes Eligible for Study:||All|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:||No|
Patients may be eligible for this study if they:
- Are at least 18 years old.
- Are HIV-positive.
- Are currently receiving one of the following anti-HIV drug combinations: Combivir plus abacavir, Combivir plus abacavir plus a protease inhibitor, or Combivir plus abacavir plus a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). Patients must have been taking this drug combination for at least the past 16 weeks. This also must be the first anti-HIV drug combination the patient has received.
- Have a viral load (level of HIV in the blood) less than or equal to 400 copies/ml.
- Have CD4+ cell count greater than 200 cells/mm3.
- Agree to use effective methods of birth control.
- Have been diagnosed with AIDS.
- Have a gastrointestinal disorder that makes it difficult for patients to absorb food or to take medications by mouth.
- Have hepatitis.
- Have a serious medical condition, such as diabetes, congestive heart failure, or other heart disease.
- Are allergic to any of the study drugs.
- Abuse alcohol or drugs.
- Will not be available for the entire 24-week study period.
- Are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- Have taken or will need to take certain medications, including radiation therapy, chemotherapy, drugs that affect the immune system (such as interleukin), an HIV vaccine, foscarnet, and hydroxyurea.
- Are enrolled in another experimental drug study.
Patients will not be eligible for this study if they:
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00004981
Locations Show More
|United States, California|
|AIDS Healthcare Foundation|
|Los Angeles, California, United States, 900276069|
|Tower Infectious Disease Med Ctr|
|Los Angeles, California, United States, 90048|
|Robert Scott MD|
|Oakland, California, United States, 94609|
|St Lukes Medical Group|
|San Diego, California, United States, 92101|
|United States, District of Columbia|
|Georgetown Univ Med Ctr|
|Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20007|
|Whitman Walker Clinic|
|Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20009|
|United States, Florida|
|Univ of Miami School of Medicine|
|Miami, Florida, United States, 33136|
|Specialty Med Care Ctrs of South Florida Inc|
|Miami, Florida, United States, 33142|
|Saint Josephs Comprehensive Research Institute|
|Tampa, Florida, United States, 33607|
|United States, Georgia|
|AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta|
|Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30308|
|United States, Illinois|
|Rush Presbyterian - Saint Luke's Med Ctr|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612|
|United States, Massachusetts|
|New England Med Ctr|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02111|
|United States, Missouri|
|Research Med Ctr|
|Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64111|
|United States, New York|
|Addiction Research and Treatment Corp|
|Brooklyn, New York, United States, 11201|
|Saint Vincent's Hosp and Med Ctr|
|New York, New York, United States, 10011|
|St Luke Roosevelt Hosp|
|New York, New York, United States, 10011|
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Lehigh Valley Hosp|
|Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States, 18105|
|Hahnemann Univ Hosp|
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 191021192|
|Anderson Clinical Research|
|Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213|
|United States, South Carolina|
|Columbia, South Carolina, United States, 29206|
|United States, Tennessee|
|Univ of Tennessee|
|Memphis, Tennessee, United States, 38163|
|Nashville Health Management Foundation / Vanderbilt Univ|
|Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37203|
|United States, Texas|
|Dallas, Texas, United States, 75246|
|Univ of Texas Med Branch|
|Galveston, Texas, United States, 77555|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77004|
Sponsors and CollaboratorsGlaxo Wellcome
|Responsible Party:||Glaxo Wellcome|
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:||NCT00004981 History of Changes|
|Other Study ID Numbers:||308A|
|Study First Received:||March 13, 2000|
|Last Updated:||June 23, 2005|
Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:Drug Therapy, Combination
Drug Administration Schedule
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lamivudine, zidovudine drug combination
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on March 23, 2018
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