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Last refreshed on: 17 October 2012
Main ID:  NCT01044719
Date of registration: 14/12/2009
Primary sponsor: Imperial College London
Public title: Duration of Antibiotics in Infective Exacerbations of Cystic Fibrosis
Scientific title: What Duration of Intravenous Antibiotic Therapy Should be Used in the Treatment of Infective Exacerbations of Cystic Fibrosis Chronically Colonised With Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
Date of first enrolment: January 2010
Target sample size: 240
Recruitment status: Not yet recruiting
Study type:  Interventional
Study design:  Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment  
Countries of recruitment
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- 16 years or older

- Diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis

- Presenting with Infective exacerbation

Exclusion Criteria:

- Unable to give consent

- Allergy to study medications

- Intolerance of aminoglycoside antibiotics

- Pseudomonas resistant to study antibiotics

- On the active transplant list or FEV1<20% predicted

- Pregnancy/breast-feeding

- Co-existent ABPA requiring a change in treatment

- Co-existent mycobacterial infection

- A previous participant in the study

Age minimum: 16 Years
Age maximum: N/A
Gender: Both
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Cystic Fibrosis
Drug: Ceftazidime
Drug: Meropenem
Drug: Tobramycin
Primary Outcome(s)
Time to next exacerbation [Time Frame: 6 months]
Treatment failure at completion of antibiotic course [Time Frame: 21 days]
Secondary Outcome(s)
Adverse effects of study antibiotics [Time Frame: Up to 21 days]
Change in inflammatory markers [Time Frame: up to 21 days]
Change in nutritional status [Time Frame: up to 21 days]
Change in Spirometry [Time Frame: up to 21 days]
Change in sputum bacteriology [Time Frame: up to 21 days]
Quality of life scores [Time Frame: Up to 21 days]
Secondary ID(s)
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Please refer to primary and secondary sponsors
Secondary Sponsor(s)
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