Phase III Multicenter, Open-Label, Randomized Trial of Induction Versus Induction Plus Maintenance Foscarnet ( Foscavir ) Therapy for Gastrointestinal CMV Disease

A

Astra USA

Status and phase

Completed
Phase 3

Conditions

Gastrointestinal Diseases
HIV Infections

Treatments

Drug: Foscarnet sodium

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Industry

Identifiers

NCT00002145
020I
93-FOS-29

Details and patient eligibility

About

PRIMARY: To compare the frequency of and time to relapse of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) gastrointestinal disease following foscarnet induction therapy only versus induction plus maintenance therapy. SECONDARY: To determine frequency of and time to recurrence of gastrointestinal symptoms, response rate of pathological lesions, and incidence of nongastrointestinal CMV disease in this patient population.

Full description

Patients receive intravenous foscarnet either as induction only for 4 weeks or as induction for 4 weeks followed by maintenance for 22 weeks. All patients are followed for 26 weeks or until relapse.

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients must have:

  • AIDS.
  • CMV GI disease.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:

  • Non-GI CMV disease.
  • Ulcerative colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, or other condition that may interfere with study results.
  • Other GI pathogens.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Drugs that may interact with foscarnet.
  • Systemic acyclovir, ganciclovir, or acyclovir prodrug.
  • Drugs known to affect renal function.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • Prior foscarnet in extremis.
  • Investigational agents other than 3TC or d4T within 7 days prior to study entry.

Trial contacts and locations

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