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Safety and Effectiveness of Fluconazole Versus SCH 56592 to Treat Thrush in HIV-Positive Patients

2014-08-27 03:59:08 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of 2 treatments for thrush (a fungal infection of the mouth and throat) in HIV-positive patients. Fluconazole is a drug that is commonly used to treat thrush. SCH 56592 is a new drug that will be compared to fluconazole.

Description

Patients receive SCH 56592 oral suspension or fluconazole suspension for 14 days. Patients remain on study for 44 days total and are monitored for safety and efficacy of study treatment.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Candidiasis, Oral

Intervention

Posaconazole, Fluconazole

Location

East Bay AIDS Ctr
Berkeley
California
United States
94705

Status

Completed

Source

NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:59:08-0400

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