Pharmacokinetic Study of Antiretroviral Drugs and Related Drugs During and After Pregnancy


HIV Infections

What is the purpose of this trial?

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the pharmacokinetics (PKs) of antiretroviral (ARV) and tuberculosis (TB) medications in pregnant women and their infants. (Pharmacokinetics are the various interactions between a drug and the body.) This study will also evaluate the PKs of certain ARVs in postpartum women before and after starting hormonal contraceptives. The PKs of these drugs will be evaluated by measuring the amount of medicine present in blood and/or vaginal secretions.

Participation Guidelines


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Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
March 2003
Last Updated:
May 30, 2013
Study HIC#: ID: NCT00042289