Last updated on January 2020

Open-Label Dose-Finding Pharmacokinetics Safety and Tolerability Study of Oritavancin in Pediatric Patients With Suspected or Confirmed Bacterial Infections

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections | Bacterial Infections | Bacterial Infection
  • Age: - 18 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males and females <18 years of age
  • Neonates must be at least 34 weeks post-conception age
  • Parent or legal guardian has given informed consent, as appropriate; and pediatric patient has given verbal assent where appropriate.
  • Suspected or diagnosed Gram positive bacterial infection for which the subject is receiving standard antibiotic therapy; or peri-operative prophylactic use of antibiotics
  • Intravenous access to administer study drug
  • The subject will be observed in the emergency room or hospital for at least 1 hour after the study drug infusion is completed.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Septic shock or acute haemodynamic instability.
  • History of immune-related hypersensitivity reaction to glycopeptides (such as vancomycin, dalbavancin, televancin, or teicoplanin) or any of their excipients.
  • Subjects who have taken vancomycin, telavancin, teicoplanin or other glycopeptide within 24 hours of screening or who are anticipated to need these drugs within 48 hours after administration of study drug. Subjects who have taken dalbavancin are excluded if taken within the previous 2 weeks or who are anticipated to need dalbavancin within 48 hours after administration of study drug.
  • Females who are of childbearing potential and unwilling to practice abstinence or use at least two methods of contraception or female patients of childbearing who are lactating or have a positive pregnancy test result at screening
  • Males who are unwilling to practice abstinence or use an acceptable method of birth control during the entire study period
  • Any surgical or medical condition which, in the opinion of the investigator, would put the patient at increased risk or is likely to interfere with study procedures or PK of the study drug.
  • Patients whom the investigator considers unlikely to adhere to the protocol, comply with study drug administration, or complete the clinical study
  • Treatment with investigational medicinal product or investigational device within 30 days (or 5 times the half-life of the investigational medicine, whichever is longer) before enrollment and for the duration of the study.
  • Any clinically significant disease or condition affecting a major organ system, including but not limited to gastrointestinal, renal, hepatic, endocrinologic, broncho-pulmonary, neurological, metabolic or cardiovascular disease.

Recruitment Status: Open

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