Cidofovir as a Treatment for Herpes Simplex in Patients With AIDS

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Gilead Sciences

Status

Completed

Conditions

Herpes Simplex
HIV Infections

Treatments

Drug: Cidofovir

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Industry

Identifiers

NCT00002181
GS-96-307
218B

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to see if cidofovir gel (Forvade) is safe and effective in treating herpes simplex in patients with AIDS who do not respond to acyclovir.

Full description

Patients receive open-label treatment with cidofovir gel.

Sex

All

Ages

13+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients must have:

  • AIDS diagnosis per CDC criteria.
  • At least partially external mucocutaneous HSV infection confirmed by culture of current outbreak.
  • Current HSV outbreak that is unresponsive to >= 10-day course of acyclovir at 1-4 gm/day po or 15 mg/kg/day IV or in vitro resistance of HSV isolate to acyclovir demonstrated within 60 days of study.
  • Signed, informed consent from parent or legal guardian for patients less than 18 years of age.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following conditions or symptoms are excluded:

Evidence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia class III (CIN III) on Pap smear (Pap smear required within 6 months of starting study drug).

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

Acyclovir, valacyclovir, famciclovir, ganciclovir, foscarnet, topical trifluride, cidofovir injection or other systemic or topical drugs with anti-herpes activity.

Required:

>= 10 day course acyclovir at 1-4 gm/day po or 15mg/kg/day IV (not required if there is confirmed in vitro resistance to acyclovir).

Trial contacts and locations

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