A Comparative Trial of Valacyclovir Hydrochloride ( 256U87 ) and Acyclovir for the Suppression of Anogenital Herpes Infections in HIV-Infected Patients

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by:
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002084
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: April 1996
  Purpose

To determine the safety and efficacy of oral valacyclovir hydrochloride ( 256U87 ) compared to acyclovir in the treatment of recurrent anogenital herpes in HIV-infected patients with CD4 counts = or > 100 cells/mm3.


Condition Intervention
Herpes Simplex
HIV Infections
Drug: Valacyclovir hydrochloride
Drug: Acyclovir

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Comparative Trial of Valacyclovir Hydrochloride ( 256U87 ) and Acyclovir for the Suppression of Anogenital Herpes Infections in HIV-Infected Patients

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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients must have:

  • HIV infection with CD4 counts = or > 100 cells/mm3.
  • Documented culture of anogenital herpes simplex virus (HSV) within the last 5 years.
  • History of recurrent anogenital HSV infection, with a recurrence (with or without culture) within 1 year prior to study.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following symptoms and conditions are excluded:

  • Malabsorption or vomiting that would potentially limit the retention and absorption of oral therapy.

Concurrent Medication:

Excluded:

  • Systemic antiherpes medication.
  • Interferon.

Patients with the following prior conditions are excluded:

History of hypersensitivity to acyclovir.

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00002084

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Glaxo Wellcome
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002084     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 104B, 07
Study First Received: November 2, 1999
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Acyclovir
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIDS-Related Complex
Antiviral Agents
Anus Diseases
Herpes Genitalis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Herpes Simplex
Herpesviridae Infections
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Slow Virus Diseases
DNA Virus Infections
Skin Diseases, Viral
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Skin Diseases
Acyclovir
Valacyclovir
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions

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