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3-way cross-over single dose design evaluating bioavailability of 2 rifampicin-containing FDCs vs a single drug comparator in healthy volunteers
In this study the 4- and 2-drug FDCs (for intensive and continuation phases respectively) widely used within the South African treatment program will be evaluated in a comparative bioavailability study against a single drug rifampicin product registered by the South African Medicines Control Council. A three-way, single dose, cross-over study will be conducted in 24 healthy volunteers
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Bio-equivalence Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label
Rimactane, Rifafour e-275, Rimactazid 150/75
Clinical Research Centre
University of Cape Town
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-11-04T08:38:21-0400
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