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A Pilot Study of Topical Antiflammin-2 for Psoriasis

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00001371
First Posted: December 10, 2002
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2008
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Information provided by:
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
  Purpose
This study is a pilot trial designed to evaluate topical antiflammin-2, a phospholipase A2 (PLA2) inhibitor, in the treatment of chronic plaque psoriasis. Antiflammin-2 in an ointment base, or the vehicle alone will each be applied four times per day to a single plaque in a randomized, double-blinded fashion.

Condition
Psoriasis

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: A Pilot Study of Topical Antiflammin-2 for Psoriasis

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Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):

Estimated Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: December 1993
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2000
Detailed Description:
This study is a pilot trial designed to evaluate topical antiflammin-2, a phospholipase A2 (PLA2) inhibitor, in the treatment of chronic plaque psoriasis. Antiflammin-2 in an ointment base, or the vehicle alone will each be applied four times per day to a single plaque in a randomized, double-blinded fashion.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Patients must be age 18 or older.

Patients male or female must use contraception if of childbearing age. No men and women actively attempting to conceive a child during the time of drug testing. No pregnant or nursing women.

Patients must be otherwise healthy, immunocompetent, ambulatory patients with psoriasis who have more than 5 percent of their body surface area involved with the disease or who have localized disabling psoriasis.

Have failed one prior topical treatment regimen including topical cortiscosteroids, coat tar preparations, or ultraviolet light.

An ambulatory performance status of 0,1,2 (ECOG Scale).

Ability to participate in an out -patient study and to provide informed consent.

Creatinine less than 2.0 mg/100ml. Bilirubin less than or equal to 1.5 mg/100ml; prothrombin time less than or equal to 1.3 times control. WBC greater than 3000/mm(3), granulocytes greater than 1500/mm(3), platelets greater than 100,000/mm(3).

No clinically significant cardiac disease.

No patients with previously documented serious infectious diseases such as pneumocystis pneumonia, mycobacterium avium infection, etc. which would suggest clinically evident immunodeficiency.

No systemic treatment for psoriasis (methotrexate, PUVA, UVB, cyclosporine, etc.) and topical treatments (corticosteroids, tar, anthralin, etc.) during the four weeks prior to study entry, and topical treatment during the two weeks prior to study entry.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00001371


Locations
United States, Maryland
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00001371     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 940048
94-C-0048
First Submitted: November 3, 1999
First Posted: December 10, 2002
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2008
Last Verified: December 1999

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):
Inflammation
Lipocortin
Phospholipase A-2
Skin
Uteroglobin
Psoriasis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Psoriasis
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous
Skin Diseases