Asian Science Citation Index is committed to provide an authoritative, trusted and significant information by the coverage of the most important and influential journals to meet the needs of the global scientific community.  
ASCI Database
308-Lasani Town,
Sargodha Road,
Faisalabad, Pakistan
Fax: +92-41-8815544
Contact Via Web
Suggest a Journal
Articles by Marc Pfister
Total Records ( 1 ) for Marc Pfister
  Min Zhu , Marc Bifano , Xu Xu , Yonghua Wang , Frank LaCreta , Dennis Grasela and Marc Pfister
  Entecavir is a guanosine nucleoside analogue approved for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. The impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coinfection on the pharmacokinetics (PK) of entecavir was examined by nonlinear mixed-effects modeling. Plasma concentration data from HIV- and HBV-coinfected patients were analyzed in conjunction with data from HBV-monoinfected patients, and HIV coinfection was tested as a covariate on oral clearance (CL/F). The estimated population averages of intercompartmental clearance and the volumes of distribution in the central and peripheral compartments obtained with a 1-mg dose were 34.2 liters/h (interindividual variability, 30.2%), 115 liters (interindividual variability, 39.2%), and 1,830 liters (interindividual variability, 74%), respectively. CL/F was found to be a function of creatinine clearance, but HIV confection did not show any effect on CL/F. The geometric mean (GM) of individual Bayesian estimates of the steady-state area under the concentration-time curve following 1-mg daily doses were 39.3 and 38.8 ng·h/ml in HIV- and HBV-coinfected and HBV-monoinfected patients, respectively. The adjusted GM ratio (1.01; 90% confidence interval, 0.91 to 1.12) was within the bioequivalence criteria boundary (0.80 to 1.25). In conclusion, the proposed model adequately described the entecavir PK in HBV- and HIV-coinfected patients and HBV-monoinfected patients, and the entecavir exposures were comparable in the two patient populations.
Copyright   |   Desclaimer   |    Privacy Policy   |   Browsers   |   Accessibility