Pediatric Nevirapine Resistance Study
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00117728|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2006 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : July 8, 2005
Last Update Posted : June 29, 2007
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|AIDS HIV Infections||Drug: nevirapine||Phase 3|
The wide use of NVP in pMTCT-prophylaxis may result in resistance to NNRTI and concomitantly limits the use of these drugs for the treatment of HIV-infected children. To avoid restricting treatment options for children, it is desirable to preserve NVP for both pMTCT and first line treatment. This study will therefore test whether resistance-caused treatment failures of HIV-infected and previously NVP-exposed children can be avoided if the NVP treatment is preceded by an initial PI-based regimen.
Comparison: HIV-infected children less than 24 months of age, exposed to any pMTCT regimen that included NVP and who achieve and maintain viral suppression for at least 3 months with a PI-based regimen will be randomized to one of the two groups: (1) to continue on PI-containing regimen or (2) to be switched off the PI-containing regimen onto the NVP-containing regimen. The study outcome will be proportions in the two groups who have complete virologic suppression at 6 months after randomization.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||250 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Clinical Relevance of Nevirapine Resistance|
|Study Start Date :||April 2005|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||September 2010|
- Virologic suppression at 6 months after randomization
- To compare the time to virologic failure up to 18 months post randomization
- to examine the associations between detection of drug resistance mutation and virologic response to treatment
- to compare the toxicity profiles and adherence in the two groups
- to describe the emergence of genotypic resistance in the two groups
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00117728
|Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Contact: Ashraf Coovadia, MD +27 (0) 11 470 9290/9317 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Louise Kuhn, Ph.D.||Columbia University|