Efficacy Safety, and Tolerability of Topical Terbinafine in Patients With Mild to Moderate Toenail Fungus of the Big Toenail

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00443820
First received: March 2, 2007
Last updated: March 22, 2011
Last verified: March 2011
  Purpose

This study is designed to assess the efficacy, safety and tolerability of a topical formulation of terbinafine solution applied daily in patients with toenail fungus. This trial will study patients with mild to moderate toenail fungus disease of the big toenail and their responses to two treatment durations, 24 or 48 weeks.


Condition Intervention Phase
Onychomycosis
Drug: terbinafine
Drug: Placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blind, Vehicle-controlled, Multicenter, Parallel Group Study to Assess the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Topical Terbinafine Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) Formulation for 24 or 48 Weeks of Treatment in Patients With Mild to Moderate Toenail Onychomycosis

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy Assessed by the Percentage of Participants With Complete Cure at the End of Study (Week 52) After Treating for 24 or 48 Weeks [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Complete cure is defined as negative KOH microscopy and negative culture for dermatophytes and no residual involvement of the target toenail.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy Assessed by the Percentage of Participants With Mycological Cure at the End of Study After Treating Participants for 24 or 48 Weeks [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Mycological cure is defined as negative KOH microscopy and negative culture for dermatophytes.

  • Efficacy Assessed by the Percentage of Participants With Clinical Effectiveness at the End of Study After Treating Participants for 24 or 48 Weeks [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

    Clinical effectiveness is defined as negative KOH microscopy and negative culture for dermatophytes and <= 10% residual involvement of the target toenail.

    Clinical effectiveness was a composite binary variable defined as "Yes" if:

    • If mycological cure (negative KOH and negative culture for dermatophytes) and
    • = 10% residual involvement of the target toenail "No" if otherwise

  • Safety and Tolerability Assessed by the Number of Participants With Adverse Events [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Safety and tolerability data as assessed by the number of participants with Adverse Events (AE), Serious Adverse Events, Drug discontinuation due to an AE and death. Additional details can be found in the Adverse Event Section.


Enrollment: 526
Study Start Date: December 2006
Study Completion Date: June 2008
Primary Completion Date: June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Terbinafine hydrochloride (HCl) 10 % Nail Solution for Onychomycosis (NSO) for 48 weeks
Drug: terbinafine
Terbinafine hydrochloride (HCl) 10 % nail solution for onychomycosis (NSO) once daily for 48 weeks
Other Name: Lamisil
Placebo Comparator: 2
Vehicle (placebo) for 48 weeks
Drug: Placebo
Vehicle (placebo) once daily for 48 weeks
Experimental: 3
Terbinafine hydrochloride (HCl) 10 % Nail Solution for Onychomycosis (NSO) for 24 weeks
Drug: terbinafine
Terbinafine hydrochloride (HCl) 10 % Nail Solution for Onychomycosis once daily for 24 weeks
Other Name: Lamisil
Placebo Comparator: 4
Vehicle (placebo) for 24 weeks
Drug: Placebo
Vehicle (placebo) once daily for 24 weeks

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and females 12 - 75 years of age
  • Fungal toenail infection of one or both of the large (great) toenails
  • The nail infection must be due to a dermatophyte, (mixed infections dermatophyte and non-dermatophyte] are not allowed)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Target foot must not have severe plantar (moccasin) tinea pedis that would require systemic therapy. Mild to moderate tinea pedis (athlete's foot) infection should be treated with terbinafine prior to baseline or at any time during the trial. Other topical treatments for athlete's foot may be recommended at the discretion of the investigator.
  • Subjects must not have abnormalities of the nail that could prevent a normal appearing nail if clearing of infection is achieved
  • No administration of systemic antifungal medications within 6 months prior to screening visit
  • No application of prescription topical antifungal medications for toenail fungus within 3 months or other commercially available topical medications for toenail fungus applied directly to the toenails within 1 month prior to screening visit
  • No professional pedicures or application of any nail polish product or nail cosmetic to the toenails after the screening visit
  • Known pregnancy or lactation at time of enrollment

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

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Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00443820     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CSFO327N2302
Study First Received: March 2, 2007
Results First Received: January 19, 2011
Last Updated: March 22, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration
France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Toenail fungus
Onychomycosis
Nail fungus
Toenail fungal infection
Tinea unguium
Dermatophytes
Foot dermatoses

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Onychomycosis
Tinea
Dermatomycoses
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Infection
Mycoses
Nail Diseases
Skin Diseases
Terbinafine
Antifungal Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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