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A Randomized, Controlled, Multicenter Trial of Filgrastim (Recombinant-Methionyl Human Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor; G-CSF) for the Prevention of Grade 4 Neutropenia in Patients With HIV Infection.

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00002126
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2005
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Information provided by:
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
  Purpose
To determine, in HIV-infected patients, the efficacy of filgrastim ( recombinant-methionyl human granulocyte-colony stimulating factor; G-CSF ) in preventing grade 4 neutropenia, i.e., absolute neutrophil count (ANC) < 500 cells/mm3.

Condition Intervention Phase
HIV Infections Cytopenias Drug: Filgrastim Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Controlled, Multicenter Trial of Filgrastim (Recombinant-Methionyl Human Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor; G-CSF) for the Prevention of Grade 4 Neutropenia in Patients With HIV Infection

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Further study details as provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:

Estimated Enrollment: 250
Detailed Description:
Patients are randomized to receive subcutaneous G-CSF at one of two different doses or no G-CSF (observation) for 24 weeks. Patients who experience ANC < 500 cells/mm3 on two consecutive occasions at least 24 hours apart prior to completing the 24-week study period will be considered to have reached the primary study endpoint; those in the observation group who reach the primary endpoint prior to week 24 may begin receiving G-CSF for the remainder of the study period. After 24 weeks, patients may continue G-CSF on a compassionate basis at the investigator's discretion.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Concurrent Medication:

Allowed:

  • Antiretroviral agents (e.g., AZT, ganciclovir, ddI, ddC), trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim), interferon, and amphotericin B ONLY IF patient is on the same dose for at least 14 days prior to study entry (patients may not start or stop these agents within 14 days prior to study entry).

Patients must have:

  • Documented HIV infection OR history of AIDS.
  • CD4 count < 200 cells/mm3.
  • ANC (segmental neutrophils plus bands) >= 750 and < 1000 cells/mm3 within 7 days prior to study entry.
  • Life expectancy of at least 6 months.

NOTE:

  • Stable Kaposi's sarcoma is permitted provided patient does not require myelosuppressive therapy (other than interferon) within 4 weeks prior to study entry.

Prior Medication:

Allowed:

  • Prior antiretroviral agents (e.g., AZT, ganciclovir, ddI, ddC), trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim), interferon, and amphotericin B.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded:

  • Malignancy other than Kaposi's sarcoma and localized basal or squamous cell carcinoma.
  • Psychiatric, addictive, or other disorder that compromises ability to give informed consent.
  • Known hypersensitivity to E. coli-derived products.

Prior Medication:

Excluded:

  • G-CSF, other hematopoietic growth factors (except for erythropoietin), or investigational agents within 14 days prior to study entry.

Substance abuse that would compromise compliance.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00002126


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Amgen
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00002126     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 087A
GCSF-930101
First Submitted: November 2, 1999
First Posted: August 31, 2001
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2005
Last Verified: March 1996

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Neutropenia
Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infection
Communicable Diseases
HIV Infections
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Neutropenia
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
Agranulocytosis
Leukopenia
Leukocyte Disorders
Hematologic Diseases
Lenograstim
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs