A Psoriasis Plaque Test Comparing Products for the Treatment of Psoriasis Vulgaris

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
LEO Pharma
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: January 5, 2010
Last updated: October 24, 2013
Last verified: October 2013
The purpose of this trial is to compare the anti-psoriatic effect of a topical combination product containing clobetasol propionate and calcipotriol in an ointment formulation to the single components in the same vehicle using a psoriasis plaque test design.

Condition Intervention Phase
Psoriasis Vulgaris
Drug: Combination of clobetasol propionate plus calcipotriol ointment, clobetasol propionate ointment, calcipotriol ointment, and the ointment vehicle
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Psoriasis Plaque Study Comparing Clobetasol Propionate Plus Calcipotriol Ointment With Clobetasol Propionate Ointment Alone, Calcipotriol Ointment Alone and a Vehicle Control for the Treatment of Psoriasis Vulgaris

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Further study details as provided by LEO Pharma:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Total Clinical Score of clinical symptoms [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical scores, lesions thickness, NIR spectroscopic measurements [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: January 2010
Study Completion Date: March 2010
Primary Completion Date: March 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Clobetasol propionate plus calcipotriol Drug: Combination of clobetasol propionate plus calcipotriol ointment, clobetasol propionate ointment, calcipotriol ointment, and the ointment vehicle
Once daily application


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria (in summary):

  • Subjects having understood and signed an informed consent form
  • Either sex
  • Age 18 years or above
  • All skin types and any ethnic origin
  • Subjects with a diagnosis of psoriasis vulgaris with lesions located on arms, legs or trunk

Exclusion Criteria (in summary):

  • Females who are pregnant, or who wish to become pregnant during the study, or who are breast feeding
  • Systemic treatment with biological therapies (marketed or not marketed) with a possible effect on psoriasis vulgaris within 4 weeks (etanercept), 2 months (adalimumab, alefacept, infliximab), 4 months (ustekinmab) or 4 weeks/5 half-lives (which-ever is longer) for experimental biological products prior to randomisation
  • Systemic treatments with all other therapies than biologicals, with a potential effect on psoriasis vulgaris (e.g., corticosteroids, vitamin D analogues, retinoids, immuno-suppressants) within the 4-week period prior to randomisation
  • Subjects using one of the following topical drugs for the treatment of psoriasis within the 4 week period prior to randomisation

    • Potent or very potent (WHO group III-IV) corticosteroids
    • PUVA or Grenz ray therapy
  • Subjects using one of the following topical drugs for the treatment of psoriasis within 2 weeks prior to randomisation

    • WHO group I-II corticosteroids
    • Topical retinoids
    • Vitamin D analogues
    • Topical immunomodulators (e.g. macrolides)
    • Anthracen derivatives
    • Tar
    • Salicylic acid
    • UVB therapy
  • Subjects who have received treatment with any non-marketed drug substance (i.e., an agent which has not yet been made available for clinical use following registration) within the 4 week period prior to randomisation or longer, if the class of the substance requires a longer washout as defined above (e.g., biological treatments)
  • Subjects with current participation in any other interventional clinical, based on interview of the subject
  • Subjects with current diagnosis of guttate, erythrodermic, exfoliative or pustular psoriasis
  • Subjects with known or suspected hypersensitivity to component(s) of the investigational products
  • Subjects with known/suspected disorders of calcium metabolism associated with hypercalcaemia
  • Subjects with known severe hepatic and/or severe renal insufficiency
  • Subjects with any of the following conditions present on the plaque test areas: viral (e.g. herpes or varicella) lesions of the skin, fungal and bacterial skin infections, parasitic infections and atrophic skin
  • Subjects with skin manifestations on the plaque test areas in relation to syphilis or tuberculosis, rosacea, perioral dermatitis, acne vulgaris, atrophic skin, striae atrophicae, fragility of skin veins, ichthyosis, acne rosacea, ulcers and wounds
  • Subjects with any concomitant medical or dermatological disorder(s) which might preclude accurate evaluation of the psoriasis
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01043224

LEO Pharma site
Nice, France, 06202
Sponsors and Collaborators
LEO Pharma
Study Director: Patrice Facy, PhD LEO Pharma
  More Information

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Responsible Party: LEO Pharma
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01043224     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PLQ-004  EudractCT No: 2009-012139-14 
Study First Received: January 5, 2010
Last Updated: October 24, 2013
Health Authority: France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Calcium Channel Agonists
Cardiovascular Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Growth Substances
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Therapeutic Uses
Vasoconstrictor Agents

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