Japanese Study Evaluating the Effects of Telithromycin in Children With Community-Acquired Pneumonia

This study has been completed.
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First received: March 12, 2008
Last updated: October 1, 2009
Last verified: October 2009

The primary objective is to assess the safety of telithromycin (HMR3647) 20 mg/kg qd for 5-7 days in children with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).

Secondary objectives are to assess Pharmacokinetics, Efficacy and Acceptability of telithromycin 20 mg/kg qd for 5-7 days in children with CAP.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Telithromycin (HMR3647)
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of the Safety, Pharmacokinetics, Efficacy, and Acceptability of HMR3647 20 mg/kg qd for 5-7 Days With Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) in Children (Multicenter, Open Label, Noncomparative Study)

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety evaluation: presence/absence of subjective/objective symptoms and abnormal laboratory findings

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical efficacy: change in the symptoms and signs
  • Acceptability: compliance and willingness to take medication
  • Pharmacokinetics: plasma concentrations of telithromycin

Enrollment: 56
Study Start Date: March 2004
Study Completion Date: October 2004
Primary Completion Date: October 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Months to 16 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who are weighing 40 kg or less. If female, premenarchal status is required.
  • Subjects who are diagnosed with CAP based on chest X-ray showing the presence of a new infiltrate, clinical symptoms, and laboratory findings.

The above information is not intended to contain all considerations relevant to a patient's potential participation in a clinical trial.

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00638859

Tokyo, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: CSD Sanofi
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: ICD Study Director, sanofi-aventis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00638859     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EFC6369, HMR3647B/3101
Study First Received: March 12, 2008
Last Updated: October 1, 2009
Health Authority: Japan: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
Community-Acquired pneumonia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions

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