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Treatment and Control of Atopic Dermatitis With 0.03% Tacrolimus Ointment

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Astellas Pharma Inc
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00480896
First received: May 30, 2007
Last updated: September 17, 2014
Last verified: September 2014
  Purpose
A long-term 0.03% tacrolimus ointment based regimen comprising of up to 6 weeks of initial twice daily treatment and subsequent twice weekly prophylactic application can effectively treat active lesions of atopic dermatitis, and prevent, delay, and reduce flares.

Condition Intervention Phase
Dermatitis, Atopic Drug: tacrolimus ointment Drug: Placebo ointment Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Clinical Study on Tacrolimus Ointment Over the Long-term. "CONTROL Study - Children"

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Further study details as provided by Astellas Pharma Inc:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of exacerbations of atopic dermatitis requiring intervention. [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to first exacerbation requiring intervention; exacerbation treatment days, periods and time to first exacerbation; physician and patient assessment of affected area, treatment response; quality of life; global response. [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: June 2004
Study Completion Date: November 2005
Primary Completion Date: November 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: tacrolimus ointment
Topical application
Other Names:
  • Protopic®
  • FK506 ointment
Placebo Comparator: 2 Drug: Placebo ointment
Topical application

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 15 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female patient of any ethnic group
  • Patient was at least 2-15 years old and suffered from mild to severe atopic dermatitis (Rajka/Langeland score of at least 3)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient had a genetic epidermal barrier defect such as Netherton's syndrome or generalised erythroderma
  • Patient had a clinically significant skin infection on the affected (and to be treated) area
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00480896

Locations
Belgium
Bruxelles, Belgium
Czech Republic
Brno, Czech Republic
3 Sites
Praha, Czech Republic
Finland
Helsinki, Finland
France
Nantes, France
Paris, France
Germany
Dusseldorf, Germany
Frankfurt, Germany
Kiel, Germany
Mahlow, Germany
Hungary
Budapest, Hungary
Italy
Bergamo, Italy
Parma, Italy
Roma, Italy
Netherlands
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Groningen, Netherlands
Nijmegen, Netherlands
Utrecht, Netherlands
Portugal
Porto, Portugal
Spain
Barcelona, Spain
United Kingdom
Birmingham, United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
Astellas Pharma Inc
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Use Central Contact Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt Zentrum für Dermatologie
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
Responsible Party: Astellas Pharma Inc
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00480896     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FG-506-06-41
Study First Received: May 30, 2007
Last Updated: September 17, 2014

Keywords provided by Astellas Pharma Inc:
Dermatitis, atopic
Tacrolimus
Child
treatment outcomes

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dermatitis
Dermatitis, Atopic
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Genetic
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Skin Diseases, Eczematous
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases
Tacrolimus
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Calcineurin Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 16, 2017