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Topical Finasteride in the Treatment of Idiopathic Hirsutism

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00564252
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 27, 2007
Last Update Posted : November 27, 2007
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Firuzgar hospital affiliated to Iran University of Medical Sciences
Information provided by:
Iran University of Medical Sciences

Brief Summary:
the purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of topical Finasteride in the treatment of idiopathic hirsutism

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Idiopathic Hirsutism Drug: topical finasteride Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 56 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Efficacy of Topical Finasteride in the Treatment of Idiopathic Hirsutism
Study Start Date : February 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2006

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Drug Information available for: Finasteride


Intervention Details:
  • Drug: topical finasteride
    0.2%topical(cream)finasteride twice a day for six months


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. the efficacy of topical finasteride was determined by comparison of Ferriman-Gallwey score before and after medication [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. the efficacy of topical finasteride was determined by comparison of mean hair thickness before and after medication [ Time Frame: 6 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Idiopathic hirsutism which is defined as normal levels of androgens and normal ovulation
  • Normal serum prolactin

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Simultaneous use of other drugs for the treatment of hirsutism

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Iran University of Medical Sciences
Firuzgar hospital affiliated to Iran University of Medical Sciences
Investigators
Study Director: iraj heydari, professor assistant endocrine and metabolism centre of Iran University of Medical Sciences

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00564252     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 84-5-6886
IUMS127
First Posted: November 27, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 27, 2007
Last Verified: November 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hirsutism
Hair Diseases
Skin Diseases
Virilism
Signs and Symptoms
Finasteride
5-alpha Reductase Inhibitors
Steroid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Urological Agents