Assess the Ability of MetroGel 1% to Deliver Moisture to Facial Skin After a Single Application

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Galderma Laboratories, L.P. Identifier:
First received: February 16, 2007
Last updated: April 11, 2008
Last verified: April 2008

This eight-hour kinetic regression clinical study was conducted to assess the ability of MetroGel® 1% to deliver moisture to facial skin after a single application.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Metronidazole gel 1%
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: MetroGel 1% Hydration Study: A Kinetic Regression Study

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Further study details as provided by Galderma Laboratories, L.P.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Six replicate Corneometer CM 825 measurements [ Time Frame: 8 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Adverse events [ Time Frame: 1 day ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 26
Study Start Date: August 2006
Study Completion Date: August 2006
Primary Completion Date: August 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
1 Drug: Metronidazole gel 1%
Applied once to a test site on the right or left cheek (as determined by a randomization design)
Other Name: MetroGel® 1%

Detailed Description:

This eight-hour kinetic regression clinical study was conducted to assess the ability of MetroGel® 1% to deliver moisture to facial skin after a single application as measured by the Corneometer CM 825.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of moderate to severe rosacea, defined as the presence of at least moderate erythema with telangiectasia and a minimum of two inflammatory lesions

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals with active symptoms of allergy (mild active seasonal allergies are acceptable) or atopic dermatitis
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00436527

United States, Colorado
Colorado Springs Research Center
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States, 80915
Sponsors and Collaborators
Galderma Laboratories, L.P.
Study Director: Ronald W Gottschalk, MD Galderma Laboratories, LP
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Ronald W. Gottschalk, MD / Medical Director, Galderma Laboratories, L.P. Identifier: NCT00436527     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: US10041
Study First Received: February 16, 2007
Last Updated: April 11, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases
Radiation-Sensitizing Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Antiprotozoal Agents
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