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Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Imiquimod 5% Cream for the Treatment of Actinic Keratosis on the Arms and Hands

This study has been completed.
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Graceway Pharmaceuticals, LLC Identifier:
First received: June 21, 2005
Last updated: February 16, 2007
Last verified: February 2007
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of imiquimod 5% cream compared to vehicle cream in the treatment of Actinic Keratosis (AK) on the arm and/or hand when the cream is applied once daily 2 days per week for 16 weeks.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Aldara (imiquimod) cream, 5%
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Vehicle-Controlled, Double-Blind Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Imiquimod 5% Cream for the Treatment of Actinic Keratosis on the Upper Extremities

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Further study details as provided by Graceway Pharmaceuticals, LLC:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of imiquimod 5% cream compared to vehicle cream in the treatment of AK on the upper extremities when the cream is applied once daily 2 days per week for 16 weeks.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The secondary objective is to evaluate the safety of treatment with imiquimod 5% cream in subjects with AK lesions on the upper extremities.

Estimated Enrollment: 270
Study Start Date: May 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years of age
  • Have AK on arm or hand
  • Discontinuation of sun tanning and the use of tanning beds
  • Discontinuation of the use of moisturizers, body oils, over-the-counter retinol products and products containing alpha or beta hydroxy acid in the treatment and surrounding area
  • Withholding of the use of sunscreen in the treatment area for 24 hours prior to all study visits and for 8 hours before applying study cream
  • Postponement of the treatment of non-study AK lesions anywhere on the arm being treated until study participation is complete

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects must not have any evidence of systemic cancer or immunosuppression or other unstable health conditions
  • Participation in another clinical study
  • Have previously received treatment with imiquimod within the treatment area
  • Have squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), basal cell carcinoma (BCC), or other malignancy in the treatment or surrounding area that requires treatment
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00115154

United States, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona, United States, 85710
United States, California
Vista, California, United States, 92083
United States, Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30263
Newnan, Georgia, United States, 30263
United States, Illinois
Buffalo Grove, Illinois, United States, 60089
United States, Indiana
Evansville, Indiana, United States, 47713
United States, New Jersey
Delran, New Jersey, United States, 08075
United States, New York
New York, New York, United States, 10025
Rochester, New York, United States, 14623
United States, North Carolina
Greenville, North Carolina, United States, 27834
United States, Oregon
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97223
United States, Rhode Island
Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02903
United States, Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 37922
United States, Texas
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75246
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
United States, Virginia
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States, 23454
United States, Washington
Wenatchee, Washington, United States, 98801
United States, Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 53209
Sponsors and Collaborators
Graceway Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  More Information Identifier: NCT00115154     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1516-IMIQ
Study First Received: June 21, 2005
Last Updated: February 16, 2007

Keywords provided by Graceway Pharmaceuticals, LLC:
Actinic Keratosis
3M Pharmaceuticals
Actinic Keratosis (AK)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Keratosis, Actinic
Skin Diseases
Precancerous Conditions
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents
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