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Comparison of Ro 31-8959 Plus Zidovudine (AZT) Versus AZT Plus Zalcitabine (ddC) Versus Ro 31-8959 Plus AZT Plus ddC

2014-08-27 03:59:48 | BioPortfolio

Summary

PRIMARY: To determine the efficacy and toxicity of three treatment regimens: saquinavir mesylate (Ro 31-8959) plus zidovudine (AZT) vs. AZT plus zalcitabine (dideoxycytidine; ddC) vs. Ro 31-8959 plus AZT plus ddC.

SECONDARY: To investigate the pharmacokinetics and effects on various clinical parameters of the three regimens.

Study Design

Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

HIV Infections

Intervention

Saquinavir, Zidovudine, Zalcitabine

Location

Univ of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham
Alabama
United States
35294

Status

Completed

Source

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:59:48-0400

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