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Open Label Study of Long Term Treatment of Pediatric Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis With Pimecrolimus Cream 1% Within a Usual Clinical Setting

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00509990
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 1, 2007
Last Update Posted : April 18, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )

Brief Summary:
An open-label, multicenter study, of long term management to evaluate effectiveness, tolerability and safety of pimecrolimus cream 1% in pediatric patients with mild to moderate atopic dermatitis in a daily practice

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Atopic Dermatitis Drug: Pimecrolimus Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Open Label Multicenter Study, 52 Weeks Duration, Using Pimecrolimus Cream 1% for the Long-term Treatment of Mild to Moderate Atopic Dermatitis in Pediatric Patients Within a Usual Clinical Setting
Study Start Date : April 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Eczema

Intervention Details:
  • Drug: Pimecrolimus
    Pimecrolimus cream 1 %
    Other Name: Elidel

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To evaluate the effectiveness of pimecrolimus cream 1% in the long-term management in mild to moderate atopic dermatitis in pediatric patients in a daily practice, as assessed by: • Investigator Global Assessment • Facial Investigator Global Ass

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. • To monitor the safety of pimecrolimus cream 1% in the long-term management as assessed by Adverse Events and Serious Adverse Events collection • To evaluate quality of life of both parent and patient assessed by questionnaire. • To determine ste

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Months to 12 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age ≥ 3 months to 12 years old
  • Clinical diagnosis of atopic dermatitis
  • History of mild to moderate atopic dermatitis
  • Investigator Global Assessment ≥ 1 (almost clear/clear of disease)
  • Written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Investigator Global Assessment ≥ 4 (severe/very severe disease)
  • Patients with active skin viral infections (i.e, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, varicella)
  • Patients with atopic dermatitis, with active clinical infection on area of disease. All active infections must be treated prior to trial inclusion
  • Patients in an Immunosuppressive state or with history of malignant disease
  • Patients with clinical conditions other that Atopic Dermatitis that according to the investigator may interfere with the evaluation (i.e, Psoriasis, Netherton Syndrome)
  • Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00509990

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Novartis Investigative Site
Mexico, Mexico
Novartis Investigative Site
Monterrey, Mexico
Novartis Investigative Site
Puebla, Mexico
Novartis Investigative Site
Aragua, Venezuela
Novartis Investigative Site, Edo
Carabobo, Venezuela
Novartis Investigative Site
Caracas, Venezuela
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Study Chair: Novartis Novartis Pharma AG Basel, Switzerland

Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT00509990    
Other Study ID Numbers: CASM981CVE01
First Posted: August 1, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 18, 2018
Last Verified: April 2018
Keywords provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):
Atopic dermatitis, pimecrolimus, children
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Dermatitis, Atopic
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Genetic
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Skin Diseases, Eczematous
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Calcineurin Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action