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Efficacy and Safety of ASF1057 in the Treatment of Seborrhoeic Dermatitis

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Astion Pharma A/S Identifier:
First received: November 28, 2007
Last updated: June 2, 2008
Last verified: June 2008
A growing body of evidence supports the hypothesis that the pathophysiology of seborrhoeic dermatitis has a potentially causative neurogenic inflammatory aspect. ASF1057 is a new drug that acts through a modulation of neurogenic inflammation through important complementary mechanisms of action. This study will test the efficacy and safety of ASF1057 in the treatment of patients with seborrhoeic dermatitis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Drug: ASF1057
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety of ASF 1057 Cream 0.5% in the Treatment of Seborrhoeic Dermatitis: A Phase III Randomised, Double-Blind, Vehicle and Placebo Controlled, Parallel Groups, Multi-Centre Trial.

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Further study details as provided by Astion Pharma A/S:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of responders, defined as patients with OSS ≤ 1 score units. [ Time Frame: Baseline, day 7, day 14, and day 21 ]

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: December 2007
Study Completion Date: June 2008
Primary Completion Date: May 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: ASF1057 Drug: ASF1057
Twice daily, topical
Drug: ASF1057
Twice daily, Topical
Placebo Comparator: ASF1057 placebo Drug: ASF1057
Twice daily, topical
Drug: ASF1057
Twice daily, Topical
Placebo Comparator: ASF1057 Vehicle Drug: ASF1057
Twice daily, topical


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of moderate to severe seborrhoeic dermatitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other active skin diseases
  • Use of certain systemic and topical treatments
  • Extensive sun exposure
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00565279

Sponsors and Collaborators
Astion Pharma A/S
Study Director: Peder M Andersen, MD Astion Pharma A/S
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr Peder Andersen, Astion Pharma A/S Identifier: NCT00565279     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ASF1057-301
Study First Received: November 28, 2007
Last Updated: June 2, 2008

Keywords provided by Astion Pharma A/S:
Seborrhoeic dermatitis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dermatitis, Seborrheic
Skin Diseases
Sebaceous Gland Diseases
Skin Diseases, Eczematous
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous processed this record on May 25, 2017