Study Of Atopic Dermatitis In Pediatrics

This study has been completed.
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GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: November 21, 2005
Last updated: May 3, 2013
Last verified: May 2013

To verify of cetirizine dry syrup to ketotifen dry syrup in the change in the severity of pruritus of the treatment period.

Condition Intervention Phase
Dermatitis, Atopic
Drug: Cetirizine Dry Syrup
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of the Efficacy and Safety of Cetirizine Dry Syrup in Children -Suffering From Atopic Dermatitis-

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • change in the severity of pruritus

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • -changes in the total pruritus score -daily main pruritus score -improvement of area with pruritus -patient global improvement -Cetirizine serum concentrations -Adverse events

Estimated Enrollment: 278
Study Start Date: August 2005
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Cetirizine Dry Syrup
    Other Name: Cetirizine Dry Syrup

Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 14 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children diagnosed as atopic dermatitis
  • Giving informed consent
  • Children who have 2 grades or more pruritus score.
  • Children who require the treatment with external steroid preparation other than face and head.
  • Children with a pruritus severity of 2.
  • Mild or severe on the fist day of the treatment period.

Exclusion criteria:

  • have spastic disease such as epilepsy
  • have a history of drug hypersensitivity
  • are lactating or possibly pregnant female Children
  • have a skin infection, or with zooparasite such as scabies and pediculosis
  • cannot avoid the use of external steroid classified into strong, strongest or very strong
  • have eczematous otitis externa with perforation in the eardrum
  • have dermal ulcer, or profound heat burn or frostbite of the severity higher than the grade 2
  • have asthma that requires the treatment with corticosteroid
  • have pruritus only on face and head
  • have inappropriate complication of dermal disorder that may influence on the evaluation of the study drug
  • are undergoing specific desensitization therapy or immunomodulation therapy or phototherapy.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00257569

GSK Investigational Site
Unknown, Spain
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT00257569     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 104913
Study First Received: November 21, 2005
Last Updated: May 3, 2013
Health Authority: Japan: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dermatitis, Atopic
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Genetic
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Skin Diseases, Eczematous
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Anti-Allergic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Histamine H1 Antagonists, Non-Sedating
Histamine H1 Antagonists
Histamine Antagonists
Histamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
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