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Vitamin A and Azithromycin for Acne Vulgaris

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03090048
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : March 24, 2017
Last Update Posted : August 13, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
DR. VINOD C TAWAR, Manchanda Medical Clinic

Brief Summary:
Patients seen with acne lesions not having responded to existing treatments will be offered a placebo or a topical preparation consisting of Vitamin A USP with or without Azithromycin for a duration of 4-6 months USP for the objective of resolving the lesions without systemic side effects and via weekly follow-ups.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Acne Vulgaris Drug: Vitamin A Drug: Azithromycin Early Phase 1

Detailed Description:
The concentrations of the active ingredients is based on the enclosed articles and the formulations have been modified with an objective of minimizing the side effects.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Treatment of Acne for Cases Resistant to Currently Available Measures Via Vitamin A With or Without Azithromycin in Topical Formulations
Estimated Study Start Date : October 1, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 24, 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 31, 2020

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MedlinePlus related topics: Acne Vitamin A

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Vitamin A
retinyl palmitate USP
Drug: Vitamin A
Vitamin A 2-3 % concentration
Other Name: retinyl palmitate

Experimental: Azithromycin with Vitamin A
USP grade ingredients
Drug: Vitamin A
Vitamin A 2-3 % concentration
Other Name: retinyl palmitate

Drug: Azithromycin
azithromycin monohydrate
Other Name: azithromycin monohydrate

Active Comparator: Azithromycin
azithromycin monohydrate
Drug: Azithromycin
azithromycin monohydrate
Other Name: azithromycin monohydrate




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Measurement (dimensions) of acne lesions [ Time Frame: Every 4 weeks up to16 weeks ]
    follow-up focussed on observation of changes



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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 45 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with active lesions

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients on a treatment
  • Asymptomatic patients

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03090048


Contacts
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Contact: Vinod C Tawar, M.Sc., M.D. 604 754 2235 Tawar.vinod@yahoo.com

Locations
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Canada, British Columbia
Manchanda Mc Not yet recruiting
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, V3W2T2
Contact: VINOD TAWAR, MD    604 754 2235    TAWAR.VINOD@YAHOO.COM   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Manchanda Medical Clinic
Investigators
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Study Director: Vinod C Tawar M.D.

Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: DR. VINOD C TAWAR, Principal investigator, Manchanda Medical Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03090048     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Tawar -1
First Posted: March 24, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 13, 2019
Last Verified: August 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Acne Vulgaris
Acneiform Eruptions
Skin Diseases
Sebaceous Gland Diseases
Vitamins
Vitamin A
Azithromycin
Retinol palmitate
Micronutrients
Nutrients
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antioxidants
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Protective Agents
Anticarcinogenic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents