A Study of Rifabutin, Used Alone or With Ethambutol in the Prevention of Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC) Bacteremia in Patients With AIDS
To optimize Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC) prophylaxis in AIDS patients by measuring serum rifabutin levels and adjusting the dose accordingly. To combine rifabutin with ethambutol to examine the effect of combination therapy in preventing or delaying the incidence of MAC bacteremia in this patient population.
Mycobacterium Avium-Intracellulare Infection
Drug: Ethambutol hydrochloride
|Study Design:||Endpoint Classification: Pharmacodynamics Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||An Open-Label Randomized Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Study of Mycobutin (Rifabutin) or Rifabutin in Combination With Myambutol (Ethambutol) for Prophylaxis of Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC) Bacteremia in AIDS Patients With CD4 Counts <= 100 Cells/mm3|