Last updated on April 2017

Study to Compare the Efficacy of Pristinamycin (Pyostacine ) Versus Amoxicillin in the Treatment of Acute Community Acquired Pneumonia


Brief description of study

Primary Objective: To evaluate the clinical efficacy of pristinamycin at a dose of 2g x 2/day for 2 days then 1g x 3/day for 5 to 7 days versus amoxicillin 1g x3 /day for 7 to 9 days, 5 to 9 days after the end of treatment. Secondary Objectives: To evaluate the clinical efficacy in a subpopulation bacteriologically documented at inclusion and according to procalcitonin level. To evaluate the efficacy of treatments against pneumococcus. To evaluate the rate of relapse and mortality 30±2 days after treatment is started. To document failures. To collect and follow up adverse events.

Detailed Study Description

The total study duration for each patient is 1 month with a treatment period of 7 to 9 days and a follow-up period of 21 to 23 days.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02332577

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