A Study of Acetyl Hexapeptide-8 (AH8) in Treatment of Blepharospasm

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
BCN Peptides
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00942851
First received: July 18, 2009
Last updated: August 3, 2012
Last verified: August 2012
Results First Received: May 29, 2012  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Focal Dystonia
Interventions: Drug: Acetyl-Hexapeptide Topical Treatment
Drug: placebo

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Active Topical intervention agent containing AH8 0.005% Twice daily application to the eyelids in standardized fashion.
Placebo

Topical intervention agent WITHOUT AH-8. Identically appearing cream without the active ingredient.

Twice daily application to the eyelids in standardized fashion.


Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Active     Placebo  
STARTED     12     12  
COMPLETED     12     11  
NOT COMPLETED     0     1  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Active AH-8 containing topical intervention
Placebo topical intervention WITHOUT AH-8
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Baseline Measures
    Active     Placebo     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  12     12     24  
Age  
[units: participants]
     
<=18 years     0     0     0  
Between 18 and 65 years     10     11     21  
>=65 years     2     1     3  
Age  
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Mean ± Standard Deviation
  57.59  ± 8.46     55.87  ± 8.25     56.73  ± 8.22  
Gender  
[units: participants]
     
Female     12     2     14  
Male     0     10     10  
Region of Enrollment  
[units: participants]
     
United States     12     12     24  



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Time Until Jankovic Blepharospasm Rating Scale (JBRS) Reverts Back to Baseline   [ Time Frame: 3-7 months ]

2.  Secondary:   Change in the JBRS at 3 Months   [ Time Frame: baseline to 3 months ]

3.  Secondary:   % Blepharospasm Disability Scale (BDS) Change at 3 Months   [ Time Frame: baseline to 3 months ]


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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Codrin Lungu, MD
Organization: Office of the Clinical Director, NINDS, NIH
phone: 301-496-5295
e-mail: lunguci@ninds.nih.gov


Publications:

Responsible Party: National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00942851     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 090193, 09-N-0193
Study First Received: July 18, 2009
Results First Received: May 29, 2012
Last Updated: August 3, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration