Transacin (NGX-4010) for Peripheral Neuropathy
People with HIV who have peripheral neuropathy will use either Transacin (capsaicin) patches or placebo patches for 30 or 60 minutes a day for 3 months. Participants must be 18 or older and have had pain in both feet for at least 2 months.
Pregabalin for Peripheral Neuropathy
People with HIV who have peripheral neuropathy will take either pregabalin (Lyrica) or a placebo (dummy pill) for 3 months. Participants must be 18 or older and have had pain in their hands or feet for at least 3 months.
IMPACT: Reyataz Resistance
People who have developed resistance to Reyataz will come in for one day of blood tests to study the I50L mutation.
AdvertisementFor the above trials, contact Dr. Douglas Mendez at 212-924-3934 ext. 126 or Dr. Yuriy Akulov at ext. 124.
DUET: TMC114 and TMC125 for Drug-Resistant HIV (Closed to Enrollment)
People who are resistant to PIs and NNRTIs will take TMC125 (a new NNRTI) or a placebo (dummy) pill. Everyone will also take TMC114 (a new PI) with Norvir and other anti-HIV drugs. Participants must be 18 or older and have a viral load over 5,000.
TH9507 for Lipodystrophy (Closed to Enrollment)
People who have excess abdominal fat and who are taking anti-HIV drugs will take either TH9507 (an experimental growth hormone releasing factor) or a placebo for 26 weeks.
Maraviroc for Drug-Resistant HIV (Closed to Enrollment)
People who have taken anti-HIV drugs from three of the four classes of drugs will either take maraviroc (an experimental HIV attachment inhibitor) or placebo with an optimized regimen of anti-HIV drugs for 11 months.