A Phase 3 Randomized Study to Evaluate the Safety and Antiviral Activity of Remdesivir (GS-5734) in Participants with Moderate COVID-19 Compared to Standard of Care Treatment

Status: Closed

Type: Interventional

Funder: Gilead Sciences Inc

Sponsor: Gilead Sciences Inc


IRAS-Number: 282026

CPMS-ID: 45459

Study Website: https://www.gilead.com/purpose/advancing-global-health/covid-19/remdesivir-clinical-trials

Key Inclusion Criteria:

  • Willing and able to provide written informed consent prior to performing study procedures (participants ≥ 18 years of age) or assent (participants ≥ 12 and < 18 years of age) prior to performing study procedures. For participants ≥ 12 and < 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian willing and able to provide written informed consent prior to performing study procedures
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS-CoV)-2 infection confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test ≤ 4 days before randomization
  • Currently hospitalized and requiring medical care for COVID-19
  • Peripheral capillary oxygen saturation (SpO2) > 94% on room air at screening
  • Radiographic evidence of pulmonary infiltrates

Key Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participation in any other clinical trial of an experimental treatment for COVID-19
  • Concurrent treatment with other agents with actual or possible direct acting antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2 < 24 hours prior to study drug dosing
  • Requiring mechanical ventilation at screening
  • Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) or aspartate aminotransferase (AST) > 5 X upper limit of normal (ULN)
  • Creatinine clearance < 50 mL/min using the Cockcroft-Gault formula for participants ≥ 18 years of age {Cockcroft 1976} and Schwartz Formula for participants < 18 years of age

Approval Date: 25 March 2020


The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of 2 remdesivir (RDV) regimens compared to standard of care (SOC), with respect to the time to discharge in participants with moderate coronavirus disease (COVID-19).