A5279, Phase III Clinical Trial of Ultra-Short-Course Rifapentine/Isoniazid for the Prevention of Active Tuberculosis in HIV-infected Individuals with Latent Tuberculosis Infection

Study Location:

India

Topic:

Tuberculosis and HIV

Clinicaltrials.gov Link:

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/study/NCT01404312?term=A5279&rank=1

Enrollment:

Closed

Trial Period:

Completed

This study will enroll HIV-infected people who do not have evidence of active TB but who are at high risk of developing active TB. Participants will be randomly assigned to receive RPT and INH once a day for 4 weeks or INH once a day for 9 months. All participants will receive pyridoxine (vitamin B6) with each dose of INH to help prevent possible side effects.

Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
 

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