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A Study of Thioctic Acid and Deprenyl in HIV-Infected Patients With Dementia

2014-08-27 03:59:17 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to see if it is safe and effective to give thioctic acid and deprenyl (selegiline hydrochloride), alone or in combination, to HIV-infected patients who have mild to moderate dementia (a decline in their mental abilities).

Description

Patients are randomized to receive thioctic acid alone, deprenyl alone, thioctic acid/deprenyl, or placebo alone for 10 weeks, after which all patients may receive active drug on an open-label basis. Patients must have seven clinic visits.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Cognitive Disorders

Intervention

Thioctic acid, Selegiline hydrochloride

Location

Johns Hopkins Hosp
Baltimore
Maryland
United States
212876965

Status

Completed

Source

NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:59:17-0400

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