Brief Intervention for HIV Viremia

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
HIV Viremia+1 MoreBrief Intervention - Behavioral
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will test whether a counseling program delivered via text messaging and videoconferencing can help reduce alcohol use and improve HIV viral control among people with HIV who drink heavily.

Eligible Conditions
  • HIV Viremia
  • Alcohol Consumption

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

3 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 24 months

24 months
Alcoholics drinks consumed per week
Condomless sex with non-steady partners
Number of heavy drinking days
Proportion of participants with a detectable HIV viral load
Proportion of the past 30 days adherent to antiretroviral therapy
Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) index total score

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Brief intervention
1 of 2
Brief Intervention plus Telehealth Counseling
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

600 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Brief Intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

Brief Intervention plus Telehealth CounselingExperimental Group · 3 Interventions: Brief Intervention, Telehealth Counseling, Text messaging · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral, Behavioral
Brief intervention
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Brief Intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Brief Intervention
Completed Phase 3
Text messaging
Completed Phase 4

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 24 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

Brown UniversityLead Sponsor
415 Previous Clinical Trials
518,427 Total Patients Enrolled
Christopher Kahler, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorBrown University School of Public Health
1 Previous Clinical Trials
274 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

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