Safety and Efficacy of Bictegravir/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide Versus Abacavir/Dolutegravir/Lamivudine in HIV-1 Infected, Antiretroviral Treatment-Naïve Adults

November 03, 2015
HIV, Infection
Durane Walker, MD
Baystate Infectious Diseases Clinical Research, 3300 Main Street, Springfield, MA
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a fixed dose combination (FDC) containing bictegravir/emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide (B/F/TAF) versus a FDC containing abacavir/dolutegravir/lamivudine (ABC/DTG/3TC) in HIV-1 infected, antiretroviral treatment naive-adults.

Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No

Inclusion Criteria:
• Antiretroviral treatment naïve (≤ 10 days of prior therapy with any antiretroviral agent following a diagnosis of HIV-1 infection) except the use for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) or post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), up to one month prior to screening
• Plasma HIV-1 RNA levels ≥ 500 copies/mL at screening
• Adequate renal function: Estimated glomerular filtration rate ≥ 50 mL/min (≥ 0.83 mL/sec) according to the Cockcroft-Gault formula
• Negative screening test for human leukocyte antigen (HLA) -B*5701 allele provided by Gilead Sciences

Exclusion Criteria:
• An opportunistic illness indicative of stage 3 HIV diagnosed within the 30 days prior to screening (refer to study protocol)
• Decompensated cirrhosis (e.g, ascites, encephalopathy, or variceal bleeding)
• Current alcohol or substance use judged by the Investigator to potentially interfere with subject study compliance
• Females who are pregnant (as confirmed by positive serum pregnancy test)
• Females who are breastfeeding
• Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) infection
Note: Other protocol defined Inclusion/Exclusion criteria may apply.

Interventional (Clinical Trial), Randomized
Durane Walker, MD