Cefixime 400mg for Syphilis

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Syphilis+1 MoreCefixime 400mg - Drug
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will compare the effectiveness of cefixime to benzathine penicillin G in treating syphilis.

Eligible Conditions
  • Syphilis

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

2 of 3
This is further along than 85% of similar trials

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6 months

6 months
Response to treatment

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

3 of 3
This is further along than 85% of similar trials

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Benzathine Penicillin G
1 of 2
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

400 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Cefixime 400mg · No Placebo Group · Phase 3

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Cefixime 400mg · Intervention Types: Drug
Benzathine Penicillin G
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: benzathine penicillin · Intervention Types: Drug

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

AIDS Healthcare FoundationOTHER
12 Previous Clinical Trials
17,308 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Syphilis
58 Patients Enrolled for Syphilis
University of Southern CaliforniaLead Sponsor
828 Previous Clinical Trials
1,429,604 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Syphilis
60 Patients Enrolled for Syphilis
Universidad Peruana Cayetano HerediaOTHER
71 Previous Clinical Trials
61,044 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Syphilis
60 Patients Enrolled for Syphilis

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
were excluded from study enrollment Individuals who had been diagnosed with syphilis within the past 3 weeks were not allowed to join the study.
The patient is able to provide informed consent if he or she is able to understand the information provided and the implications of the decision.
is allowed People with HIV must take medication to control the virus and have a low viral load (less than 200 copies per milliliter) or a CD4 cell count of at least 350 cells per millimeter according to their most recent lab results in order to participate in this study.
You must be 18 years of age or older to gamble in the state of Nevada

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria50.0%
Did not meet criteria50.0%
What site did they apply to?
University of Southern California100.0%
How many prior treatments have patients received?