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Comparison of GW433908/Ritonavir to Nelfinavir When Used With Abacavir and Lamivudine in Patients That Have Not Taken Antiretroviral Drugs

2014-08-27 03:57:10 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare virus response to GW433908/ritonavir (RTV) to viral response to nelfinavir (NFV) when used with abacavir (ABC)/lamivudine (3TC) in patients that have not taken antiretroviral (ART) drugs.

Description

Patients are randomized to 1 of 2 treatment arms. One arm is treated with GW433908/RTV plus ABC and 3TC. The other is treated with NFV plus ABC and 3TC. Each group is treated for 48 weeks. The following are compared in the 2 arms: 1) magnitude and durability of antiviral response; 2) safety, tolerance, and antiviral response after 24 and 48 weeks of therapy; 3) time to treatment failure; 4) immunologic response; 5) occurrence of events related to metabolic abnormalities; and 6) development of viral resistance in a subset of patients following treatment. Also studied are: 1) steady-state plasma drug trough concentrations; 2) demographic, virologic, immunologic, pharmacologic, and adherence factors that may be associated with treatment outcome; 3) patient adherence to the drug regimens; 4) study medication utilization; and 5) resource utilization.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

HIV Infections

Intervention

Ritonavir, Abacavir sulfate, Nelfinavir mesylate, Lamivudine, GW433908

Location

Orange County Ctr for Special Immunology
Fountain Valley
California
United States
92708

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:57:10-0400

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