A Study of Mitoguazone Dihydrochloride in Patients With AIDS-Related Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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Status and phase

Completed
Phase 2

Conditions

HIV Infections
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin

Treatments

Drug: Mitoguazone

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Industry

Identifiers

NCT00002348
IDD-007
241A

Details and patient eligibility

About

To estimate the response rate, response duration, clinical benefit, and toxicity of mitoguazone dihydrochloride (MGBG) in patients with AIDS-related refractory or relapsing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL).

Full description

Patients receive infusions of MGBG on days 1 and 8 and every 2 weeks thereafter. It is suggested that a lumbar puncture be performed to evaluate for leptomeningeal disease.

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients must have:

  • HIV positivity by ELISA confirmed by Western blot.
  • AIDS-related NHL that is refractory or relapsed.
  • Life expectancy of at least 12 weeks.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following symptoms and conditions are excluded:

  • Concomitant malignancy OTHER THAN curatively treated carcinoma in situ of the cervix; basal or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin; or non-active, non-visceral Kaposi's sarcoma not requiring active chemotherapy.
  • Active uncontrolled bacterial infection, viral infection (other than herpes simplex), or fungal infection (other than oropharyngeal candidiasis) that requires treatment within 2 weeks of study entry.
  • Significant cardiovascular disease.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Hormonal therapy (except medications given for muscle wasting, such as testosterone or Megace).
  • Other chemotherapy.
  • Investigational anti-cancer drugs.

Concurrent Treatment:

Excluded:

  • Concomitant radiation to sites other than CNS.

Patients with the following prior conditions are excluded:

Prior malignancy OTHER THAN curatively treated carcinoma in situ of the cervix; basal or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin; or non-active, non-visceral Kaposi's sarcoma not requiring active chemotherapy.

Recommended:

  • Prophylaxis for PCP and oral candidiasis.

Required in patients with leptomeningeal disease:

  • Intrathecal methotrexate or cytarabine (Ara-C).
  • Leucovorin.

Required in patients with leptomeningeal disease:

Cranial radiation to a helmet field.

Trial contacts and locations

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