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Effects of Acleara Needle Insert on Acne

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01677221
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 31, 2012
Last Update Posted : January 10, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Theravant Corporation

Brief Summary:
This prospective, open-label study will be conducted in 15 healthy subjects per clinical site ages 14 or older who meet the inclusion/exclusion criteria. Each subject may have up to 5 lesions treated on the face, chest or back with the Acleara insert. Subjects will receive up to 3 follow up visits and evaluated for improvement in acne lesions and monitored for any adverse events.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Acne Vulgaris Device: Acleara Acne Treatment System Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Clinical Trial Investigating the Effects of Acleara Needle Insert on Acne Vulgaris
Study Start Date : July 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Acne

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Subject assessment of reduction in acne lesion size [ Time Frame: 24-72 hours, 1-2 weeks, 1 month ]
    Percentage range of lesion reduction

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Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects >14 years of age
  • Subject has mild to moderate acne vulgaris on the face, chest or back.
  • Subject has one or more inflammatory acne lesions on face, chest or back.
  • Willingness to participate in the study
  • Informed consent agreement signed by the subject
  • Willingness to follow the treatment schedule and post treatment care requirements
  • Willingness to remain on current acne therapy as directed by the Investigator.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject has an infection or other dermatologic condition (aside from acne) in the area to be treated
  • Subject is immunosuppressed
  • Subject is unable to comply with treatment or follow-up visits
  • Any other condition or laboratory value that would, in the professional opinion of the investigator, potentially affect the subject's response or the integrity of the data or would pose an unacceptable risk to the subject.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01677221

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United States, Maryland
Charles County Dermatology Associates
White Plains, Maryland, United States, 20695-3064
United States, Texas
Bellaire Dermatology Associates
Bellaire, Texas, United States, 77401
Sponsors and Collaborators
Theravant Corporation

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Responsible Party: Theravant Corporation Identifier: NCT01677221     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Acleara-01
First Posted: August 31, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 10, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013
Keywords provided by Theravant Corporation:
inflammatory acne
intense pulsed light
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Acne Vulgaris
Acneiform Eruptions
Skin Diseases
Sebaceous Gland Diseases
Benzoyl Peroxide
Dermatologic Agents