Clinical Trials


A Safety Study of Dapivirine (TMC120) Vaginal Microbicide Gel in Belgium

This study has been completed
International Partnership for Microbicides, Inc.

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International Partnership for Microbicides, Inc. Identifier

First received: March 30, 2006
Last updated: August 31, 2009
Last Verified: August 2009
History of Changes


Approximately 36 HIV-negative women, aged >18 and < 50, will be enrolled in this study. Each volunteer will have a 2:1 chance of receiving dapivirine gel versus placebo. The volunteers will receive investigational product for a total of 42 days.

Condition Intervention Phase
HIV Infections

Drug : dapivirine (TMC120) vaginal gel
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Phase I/II Single-Centre Double-Blinded Randomized Study of the Safety and Tolerability of TMC120 Vaginal Microbicide Gel vs. HEC-Based Universal Placebo Gel in Healthy HIV-Negative Women.

Further study details as provided by International Partnership for Microbicides, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures

  • Local and systemic safety and tolerability.

Enrollment: 36
Study Start Date: December 2005



Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years to 50 Years  
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female  
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes  


Inclusion Criteria:

  • HIV-negative
  • Willing to participate and sign an informed consent form
  • Willing to be tested for HIV, use an experimental vaginal gel, and to be randomized to a study group that includes the possibility of being assigned to a placebo group.
  • Willing to use two forms of contraception during the study
  • Willing to undergo pelvic examinations with colposcopy and photographic documentation according to the protocol throughout the study.
  • Have a regular menstrual cycle defined as having a minimum of 21 days and a maximum of 36 days between menses

Exclusion Criteria:
  • Currently pregnant or breast-feeding
  • Clinically detectable genital abnormality on the vulva, vaginal walls or cervix
  • Laboratory confirmed gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, syphilis, or vaginal candidiasis or clinically diagnosed GUD or active HSV-2 lesion
  • Breakthrough bleeding or gynecologic surgery within 60 days prior to randomization
  • Symptomatic bacterial vaginosis at Screening and unwilling to undergo treatment.
  • Women who require treatment for tuberculosis (TB) within 21 days prior to

contacts and locations

Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00309205


SGS Biopharma - Research Unit Stuivenberg
Antwerp, Belgium, 2060

Sponsors and Collaborators

International Partnership for Microbicides, Inc.


Study Director: Zeda Rosenberg, ScD IPM
More Information

More Information

Responsible Party: Zeda Rosenberg ScD, International Partnership for Microbicides Identifier: NCT00309205   History of Changes  
Other Study ID Numbers: IPM005B  
Study First Received: March 30, 2006  
Last Updated: August 31, 2009  

Keywords provided by International Partnership for Microbicides, Inc.:

HIV seronegativity

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
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