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To compare the effects on CD4 counts and safety of MK-639 (indinavir, IDV) and AZT administered concomitantly to MK-639 alone and AZT alone in HIV-1 seropositive patients.
Patients are randomized to 1 of 3 groups for 12 months of treatment. Group 1 receives MK-639 plus AZT. Group 2 receives MK-639 alone. Group 3 receives AZT alone. Safety and tolerability are assessed by the incidence of clinical and laboratory adverse experiences. Blood and urine samples are collected for safety assessment and to determine CD4 cell counts and serum viral RNA levels. If therapy with MK-639 alone or with AZT is found to be generally safe and clinically efficacious, patients who have completed the study will have the opportunity to continue in an extension study protocol on a treatment regimen including MK-639.
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Indinavir sulfate, Zidovudine
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:59:08-0400
To determine the clinical efficacy of indinavir sulfate or placebo in combination with zidovudine ( AZT ) and lamivudine ( 3TC ) in AIDS patients. Protease inhibitors such as indinavir su...
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Derivatives of chondroitin which have a sulfate moiety esterified to the galactosamine moiety of chondroitin. Chondroitin sulfate A, or chondroitin 4-sulfate, and chondroitin sulfate C, or chondroitin 6-sulfate, have the sulfate esterified in the 4- and 6-positions, respectively. Chondroitin sulfate B (beta heparin; DERMATAN SULFATE) is a misnomer and this compound is not a true chondroitin sulfate.
An enzyme that catalyzes the activation of sulfate ions by ATP to form adenosine-5'-phosphosulfate and pyrophosphate. This reaction constitutes the first enzymatic step in sulfate utilization following the uptake of sulfate. EC 188.8.131.52.
An arylsulfatase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of the 4-sulfate groups of the N-acetyl-D-galactosamine 4-sulfate units of chondroitin sulfate and dermatan sulfate. A deficiency of this enzyme is responsible for the inherited lysosomal disease, Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome (MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDOSIS VI). EC 184.108.40.206.
An enzyme that specifically cleaves the ester sulfate of iduronic acid. Its deficiency has been demonstrated in Hunter's syndrome, which is characterized by an excess of dermatan sulfate and heparan sulfate. EC 220.127.116.11.
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