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Safety and Effectiveness of Giving L-743,872 to Patients With Thrush That Has Not Been Cured With Fluconazole

Information source: NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 20, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Candidiasis, Oral; HIV Infections

Intervention: L-743,872 (Drug)

Phase: Phase 2

Status: Terminated

Sponsored by: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.


The purpose of this study is to see if it is safe and effective to give L-743,872 to patients with thrush, an AIDS-related yeast infection of the mouth, that has not been cured with fluconazole treatment.

Clinical Details

Official title: A Multiclinic, Double-Blind, Randomized, Dose-Comparison Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of L-743,872 in the Treatment of Fluconazole-Unresponsive Oropharyngeal Candidiasis in Adults

Study design: Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Detailed description: Patients are randomized to treatment with L-743,872 at one of two doses administered intravenously by a peripheral line once-daily. Patients are treated for 48 hours beyond resolution of symptoms or for a maximum of 14 days. Each patient is expected to complete the study, including the 14-day follow-up, within approximately 4 weeks. A physical examination is performed daily during the antifungal treatment period and at the follow-up visits 7 and 14 days post-therapy. Laboratory tests of blood and urine for safety are performed every three days during treatment and at follow-up 7 days post-therapy. Liver enzymes are drawn at the 14-day follow-up visit.


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: 65 Years. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria You may be eligible for this study if you:

- Have thrush that has not responded to fluconazole treatment.

- Are 18-65 years old.

Locations and Contacts

Carol Sable, Rahway, New Jersey 07065, United States
Additional Information

Last updated: June 23, 2005

Page last updated: August 20, 2015

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