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Comparison of Epiduo Associated With Lymecycline Versus Epiduo Vehicle Associated With Lymecycline in Acne Vulgaris (TEAM)

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Galderma Identifier:
First received: November 16, 2009
Last updated: April 17, 2012
Last verified: April 2012

Randomized, controlled, multi-center, double-blind, parallel-group comparison study in Subjects with moderate to severe acne vulgaris on the face.

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the efficacy of Adapalene 0.1% / Benzoyl Peroxide (BPO) 2.5% Gel associated with Lymecycline 300mg Capsules compared to Adapalene 0.1% /Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% Vehicle Gel associated with Lymecycline 300mg Capsules, in the treatment of moderate to severe acne vulgaris.

The safety of the two treatment regimens will also be evaluated.

Condition Intervention Phase
Acne Vulgaris Drug: Adapalene/ BPO gel with Lymecycline capsules Drug: Adapalene/ BPO vehicle gel with Lymecycline capsules Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety Comparison of Epiduo Gel Associated With Lymecycline 300 mg Capsules Versus Epiduo Vehicle Gel Associated With Lymecycline 300 mg Capsules in the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Acne Vulgaris

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Further study details as provided by Galderma:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Total Lesion Count [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ]
    Percent change from Baseline in Total Lesion count (sum of Non-Inflammatory and Inflammatory lesions) at Week 12.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Success Rate on the Investigator's Global Assessment (IGA) at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ]
    Percentage of Subjects "Clear" or "Almost Clear" on 6-point IGA scale(0=clear, 1=almost clear, 2=mild, 3=moderate, 4=severe and 5=very severe) at Week 12.

Enrollment: 378
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Adapalene 0.1% / BPO 2.5% gel Drug: Adapalene/ BPO gel with Lymecycline capsules
Gel: Topical to the face, once daily in the evening Capsule: 1 capsule once daily in the morning
Other Name: Adapalene/BPO with Lymecycline
Placebo Comparator: Adapalene 0.1% / BPO 2.5% Vehicle Gel Drug: Adapalene/ BPO vehicle gel with Lymecycline capsules
Gel: Topical to the face, once daily in the evening Capsule: 1 capsule once daily in the morning
Other Name: Adapalene/BPO vehicle with Lymecycline


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Male or female Subjects of any race, aged 12 to 35 years inclusive,
  2. Subjects with moderate to severe facial acne vulgaris (Investigator's Global Assessment score of 3 or 4),

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Subjects with more than 3 nodules or cysts on the face
  2. Subjects with acne conglobata, acne fulminans, secondary acne (chloracne, drug-induced acne, etc.),
  3. Subjects with a wash-out period for topical treatment on the face less than: Corticosteroids, antibiotics, antibacterials, antiseptics, retinoids, other anti-inflammatory drugs or other acne treatments (2 weeks), Zinc containing drugs (1 week), Phototherapy devices for acne and cosmetic procedures (1 week)
  4. Subjects with a wash-out period for systemic treatment less than:Acne therapy containing zinc (4 weeks), Corticosteroids, antibiotics (4 weeks), Other acne treatments (6 months), Ciproterone acetate / Chlormadinone acetate (6 months), Spironolactone / Drospirenone (3 months)
  5. Subjects with impaired hepatic (ALT/AST > 3xULN and bilirubin > 1.5xULN) or renal (creatinine clearance greater than 60 ml/min) functions based on a blood sample,
  6. Subjects with known intolerance to lactose,
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01014689

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Lodz, Poland
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Florence Paliargues Galderma
  More Information

Responsible Party: Galderma Identifier: NCT01014689     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RD.03.SPR.29080
Study First Received: November 16, 2009
Results First Received: August 12, 2011
Last Updated: April 17, 2012

Keywords provided by Galderma:
acne vulgaris

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acne Vulgaris
Acneiform Eruptions
Skin Diseases
Sebaceous Gland Diseases
Adapalene, Benzoyl Peroxide Drug Combination
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
Anti-Bacterial Agents
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