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Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (TDF) in HIV-1 Patients Who Have Never Taken Anti-HIV Drugs

This study has been completed
Gilead Sciences

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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service Identifier

First received: May 17, 2001
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last Verified: May 2002
History of Changes


The purpose of this study is to look at the effectiveness of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) in HIV-infected patients who have never taken anti-HIV drugs.

Condition Intervention
HIV Infections

Drug : Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label Study to Assess the Anti-HIV-1 Activity of Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (TDF) in Antiretroviral-Naive Patients Who Are Chronically Infected With HIV-1

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

Study Start Date: May 2001

Detailed Description:

Patients receive TDF.



Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years to 65 Years  
Sexes Eligible for Study: All  
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No  


Inclusion Criteria
Patients may be eligible for this study if they:

  • Are HIV-positive.
  • Have a plasma viral load (level of HIV in the blood) of 10,000 copies/ml or more.
  • Have a CD4 count of 50 cells/mm3 or more.
  • Have a negative pregnancy test.
  • Agree to use 2 forms of barrier birth control while on the study and for 30 days afterwards.
  • Are 18 to 65 years old.

  • Exclusion Criteria
    Patients will not be eligible for this study if they:
  • Have had treatment with any of the following types of anti-HIV drugs: nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (e.g., adefovir dipivoxil or TDF), protease inhibitors, or nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors.
  • Have received a vaccination within 30 days before study entry.
  • Have had a new AIDS-defining illness diagnosed within 30 days before study entry.
  • Are taking any of the following: drugs that may cause kidney problems, including aminoglycoside antibiotics, cidofovir, cisplatin, foscarnet, intravenous (IV) amphotericin B, IV vancomycin, oral and IV ganciclovir, and valganciclovir; probenecid; chemotherapy; steroid drugs; interleukin-2; or investigational drugs.
  • Are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Have difficulty taking, absorbing, or tolerating drugs by mouth, as may be shown by long-term nausea or vomiting.
  • Abuse alcohol or drugs.
  • Have cancer other than Kaposi's sarcoma or basal cell carcinoma.
  • Have other infections that need injectable antibiotics within 15 days before study entry.
  • Have had kidney or bone disease.
  • Have any medical conditions or past treatments that the study investigator believes
would make the patient unsuitable for the study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00016588


United States, New York
Aaron Diamond AIDS Rsch Ctr / Rockefeller Univ
New York, New York, United States, 10021

Sponsors and Collaborators

Gilead Sciences
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Responsible Party: Gilead Sciences Identifier: NCT00016588   History of Changes  
Other Study ID Numbers: 283H  
Study First Received: May 17, 2001  
Last Updated: June 23, 2005  

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:

Anti-HIV Agents
Viral Load
Organophosphorus Compounds

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
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