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This is a 48 week randomized, prospective, controlled, open-label, proof-of-concept pilot clinical trial.
The aim of the study is to compare the virological efficacy of the etravirine-based regimen with standard PI-containing regimen.
Etravirine is a second generation non-nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in January 2008 and by the European Medicines Agency in September 2008 for clinical use in adults with incomplete virologic suppression and resistance to previous NNRTI and other antiretroviral classes.
A question that has not been explored is whether subjects with sustained undetectable HIV-1 RNA-levels experiencing antiretroviral-related toxicity can safely switch their current PI to etravirine. This treatment strategy could allow improvements in tolerability and lipid profile and would permit an easy posology (400 mg dissolved in water every 24 hours). We designed a proof-of-concept study to test the efficacy and safety of switching from a Protease Inhibitor (PI) to etravirine in subjects with viral suppression as an antiretroviral strategy of simplification therapy, based on the high antiviral potency, low toxicity, together with its easy posology (in water dissolution).
Patients with HIV-1 infection on HAART PI-based regimen will be randomized to switch from the PI to etravirine (400 mg dissolved in water every 24 hours) or to continue with the same approach.
The primary endpoint would be the percentage of patients who maintain virological suppression at week 48.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Etravirine 400 mg dissolved in water every 24 hours, Continue with the same regimen
Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital
Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:11-0400
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