3TC (Lamivudine; GR109714X) Open-Label Program

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service

Brief Summary:
To make lamivudine (3TC) available to patients with progressive, symptomatic HIV disease who cannot participate in a controlled clinical trial and who are refractory or unable to tolerate other therapies. To collect data pertaining to the safety of 3TC at two dose levels. To evaluate the effect of 3TC on markers of hepatitis B in co-infected patients at five to ten selected sites.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
HIV Infections Drug: Lamivudine Drug: Zidovudine Not Applicable

Detailed Description:

Patients 12 years and older are randomized to receive one of two doses of 3TC for a duration determined by the patient's physician or until termination of the program. Patients < 12 years receive a lower dose of 3TC. Patients are followed monthly. For selected sites only, serum samples are collected every 3 months from patients identified as HBsAg positive.

PER 02/28/95 AMENDMENT: Patients enrolled prior to 3/1/95 may remain on their assigned monotherapy dose or change to combination therapy with 3TC and zidovudine.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: 3TC (Lamivudine; GR109714X) Open-Label Program

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MedlinePlus related topics: HIV/AIDS

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Patients must:

  • Have progressive, symptomatic HIV disease.
  • Have a mean CD4 count <= 99 cells/mm3 for adults and <= 300 cells/mm3 for children (original design was CD4 count <= 300 cells/mm3 for both adults and children).
  • Be unable to participate in a controlled trial.
  • Be refractory to or unable to tolerate other therapies.
  • Be able to attend clinic on a monthly schedule.
  • Have consent of parent or guardian if under the age of consent.


  • If a pregnant or breast-feeding woman requests enrollment, her physician should contact Glaxo staff directly to discuss the case.

Practice of unsafe sex.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00002108

United States, New Jersey
Kern - McNeill International
Morristown, New Jersey, United States, 07960
Sponsors and Collaborators
Glaxo Wellcome

Pluda J, Cooley T, Montaner J, McCaffrey R, Wainberg M, Yarchoan R. Phase I/II study of 3TC (GR109714X) in adults with ARC or AIDS. Int Conf AIDS. 1993 Jun 6-11;9(1):69 (abstract no WS-B26-2) Identifier: NCT00002108     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 129D
NUCA 3004
First Posted: August 31, 2001    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2005
Last Verified: November 1995

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Drug Therapy, Combination
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIDS-Related Complex
Antiviral Agents

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-HIV Agents