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A Study to Compare the Safety and Effectiveness of Two Dosing Schedules of Lamivudine in Combination With Two Other Anti-HIV Drugs

2014-07-24 14:36:16 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of 2 dosing schedules (once daily vs twice daily) of lamivudine (3TC) given with stavudine (d4T) and either indinavir (IDV) or nelfinavir (NFV) for 24 weeks.

Description

Patients are randomized to 1 of 2 groups. Group 1 receives 3TC qd plus d4T plus either IDV or NFV. Group 2 receives 3TC bid plus d4T plus either IDV or NFV. Patients are evaluated for drug tolerance, medication adherence, and genotypic and phenotypic resistance.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

HIV Infections

Intervention

Indinavir sulfate, Nelfinavir mesylate, Lamivudine, Stavudine

Location

AIDS Healthcare Foundation
Los Angeles
California
United States
90027

Status

Completed

Source

NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:36:16-0400

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