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Intravenous Azithromycin Plus Intravenous Ceftriaxone Followed by Oral Azithromycin With Intravenous Levofloxacin Followed by Oral Levofloxacin for the Treatment of Moderate to Severely Ill Hospitalized Patients With Community Acquired Pneumonia

2014-08-27 03:56:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

A trial in which patients over 18 years of age who are hospitalized with community acquired pneumonia and are otherwise eligible for entry into the study are randomly selected to receive one of two treatment regimens. After written informed consent is obtained, patients will receive one of the following two treatment regimens: 1) intravenous administration of azithromycin and ceftriaxone followed by azithromycin tablets, or 2) intravenous administration of levofloxacin followed by levofloxacin tablets. At least four study visits are normally conducted up to approximately one month after starting therapy. The objective of this study is to compare the safety and efficacy of the two treatment regimens.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)

Intervention

IV azithromycin, ceftriaxone, oral azithromycin, IV levofloxacin, oral levofloxacin

Location

Pfizer Investigational Site
Birmingham
Alabama
United States
35233

Status

Completed

Source

Pfizer

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:56:11-0400

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