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Efficacy and Safety of Fixed Combination Adapalene 0.1% / Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% Gel in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris

This study has been completed.
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Galderma Identifier:
First received: February 27, 2007
Last updated: August 5, 2008
Last verified: August 2008
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the non-inferior efficacy of Adapalene 0.1% / Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% Gel when compared to Clindamycin 1% / Benzoyl Peroxide 5% Gel in Subjects with acne vulgaris after a 12-week treatment period.

Condition Intervention Phase
Acne Vulgaris Drug: Adapalene BPO Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety of Fixed Combination Adapalene 0.1% / Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% Gel Compared to Clindamycin 0.1% / Benzoyl Peroxide 5% Gel in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris

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Further study details as provided by Galderma:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent change from Baseline in total lesion count (sum of non inflammatory and inflammatory lesions) at week 12.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent change from Baseline in total inflammatory and non inflammatory lesion counts at each intermediate visit
  • Global severity assessment at each post Baseline visit

Enrollment: 272
Study Start Date: February 2007
Study Completion Date: October 2007
Primary Completion Date: October 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 35 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Male or female Subjects of any race, between the age of 12 and 35 years inclusive, with acne vulgaris, meeting specific inclusion/exclusion criteria.

Main inclusion criteria:

  1. Male or female Subjects of any race, aged 12 to 35 years inclusive, with facial acne vulgaris,
  2. Subjects with a minimum of 20 inflammatory lesions (papules and pustules) on the face,
  3. Subjects with a minimum of 30 and a maximum of 100 non-inflammatory lesions (open comedones and closed comedones) on the face, excluding the nose.

Main exclusion criteria:

  1. Subjects with acne cystic lesions,
  2. Subjects with acne conglobate, acne fulminancy, secondary acne (chloracne, drug-induced acne, etc.).
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00441415

United States, California
Santa Monica, California, United States, 90404
United States, Minnesota
Fridley, Minnesota, United States, 55432
United States, New Mexico
Dr Alicia BUCKO
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 87106
United States, New York
Elisabeth ARTHUR
Rochester, New York, United States, 14609
Sponsors and Collaborators
OverallOfficial: Elisabeth ARTHUR, MD Helendale Dermatology - Rochester NY - 585-266-5420
OverallOfficial: Alicia BUCKO, MD Academic Dermatology Associates - Albuquerque NM - 505-247-4220
OverallOfficial: Paul YAMAUCHI, MD Clinical Research Specialists, Inc. - Santa Monica CA - 310-828-8887
OverallOfficial: Steven E. KEMPERS, MD Minnesota Clinical Study Center - Fridley MN - 763-571-4200
Principal Investigator: Harald GOLLNICK, MD Otto-von-Guericke University - Magdeburg - Germany
OverallOfficial: Yvonne FRAMBACH, MD Universitatsklinikum - Lubeck - Germany
OverallOfficial: Michael MEURER, MD Dresden University - Dresden - Germany
OverallOfficial: Christos ZOUBOULIS, MD Hautklinik und Immunologisches Zentrum des Städtischen Klinikum - Dessau - Germany
OverallOfficial: Roland KAUFMANN, MD Zentrum fur Dermatoligie und Venerologie - Frankfurt - Germany
OverallOfficial: Thomas SCHWARZ, MD Klinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allerologie - Kiel - Germany
  More Information

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00441415     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RD.03.SPR.29058
Study First Received: February 27, 2007
Last Updated: August 5, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acne Vulgaris
Acneiform Eruptions
Skin Diseases
Sebaceous Gland Diseases
Benzoyl Peroxide
Dermatologic Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents processed this record on July 21, 2017