Trial record 3 of 43 for:    "Raynaud Disease"

Lab Study of MQX-503 in Treatment of Raynaud's

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
MediQuest Therapeutics
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00253331
First received: November 13, 2005
Last updated: May 29, 2007
Last verified: May 2007
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine, in comparison to a placebo control, the response to two dosage strengths of a topical gel formulation of nitroglycerin, MQX-303, in the determination of finger blood flow and skin temperature in the fingers of patients with moderate to severe Raynaud's phenomenon, follwoing exposure to cold temperatures.

Blood flow is determined by scanning laser Doppler equipment and skin temperature is measured using attached thermistor probes. Following baseline measurements, the study gel is applied, the hand is placed in a cold chamber, and then blood flow and skin temperature are monitored for the next two hours.

Each patient will receive multiple doses on different days so that each can serve as his/her own control in interpreting the response.


Condition Intervention Phase
Raynaud Disease
Raynaud Disease Secondary to Scleroderma
Raynaud Secondary to Other Autoimmune Disease
Drug: topical organogel with nitroglycerin
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Phase III Laboratory Study of a Topical Gel Formulation of Nitroglycerin, MQX-503, in the Treatment of Raynaud’s Phenomenon

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Further study details as provided by MediQuest Therapeutics:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Differntial time for blood flow to return to baseline following cold exposure.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Differential time for skin temperature to return to baseline following cold exposure.
  • Quantitative reduction or prevention in symptoms following cold exposure.

Estimated Enrollment: 36
Study Start Date: November 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2005
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • clinical diagnosis of Raynaud's phenomenon
  • outpoatients
  • agree to apply gel as per protocol
  • willing to discontinue current vasodilator therapy
  • agree to stop other investigational medication for Raynaud's
  • negative pregnancy test is fertile females
  • able to give written informed consent and comply with study requirements

Exclusion Criteria:

  • current use of ay nitrate medication or medications that interact with nitroglycerin
  • patients with a known allergy to nitroglycerin or topical gel ingredients
  • patients with a history of migraine headaches
  • patients with unstable medical problems
  • patients with cognitive or language difficulties
  • patients with screening lab values more than 20% outside of normal
  • patients with open lesions at site of application
  • women of child-bearing potential who are unwilling to comply with contraceptive requirements.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00253331

Locations
United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21224
United States, Washington
University of Washington Medical College
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98195
Sponsors and Collaborators
MediQuest Therapeutics
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Laura K Hummers, MD Johns Hopkins University
Principal Investigator: Carin Dugowson, MD, MPH University of Washington Medical College
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00253331     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MQT 03-001
Study First Received: November 13, 2005
Last Updated: May 29, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by MediQuest Therapeutics:
Raynaud's
sclerderma
systemic sclerosis
autoimmune disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Raynaud Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Scleroderma, Systemic
Scleroderma, Diffuse
Immune System Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Skin Diseases
Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Nitroglycerin
Vasodilator Agents
Cardiovascular Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 28, 2014