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Clinical Study Between Two Clindamycin 1%/Benzoyl Peroxide 5% Topical Gels

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Perrigo Company Identifier:
First received: June 4, 2010
Last updated: March 28, 2016
Last verified: March 2016
The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety profiles of Perrigo Israel Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. Clindamycin 1%/Benzoyl Peroxide 5% Topical Gel and Benzaclin® Topical Gel (Clindamycin- Benzoyl Peroxide Gel).

Condition Intervention Phase
Acne Vulgaris
Drug: Clindamycin 1% / Benzoyl Peroxide 5% (Perrigo)
Drug: Clindamycin 1% / Benzoyl Peroxide 5% (Benzaclin)
Drug: Placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Vehicle-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study to Compare Perrigo Israel Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., Clindamycin 1%/Benzoyl Peroxide 5% Topical Gel to a Comparator Clindamycin / Benzoyl Peroxide Topical Gel, and Both Active Treatments to a Vehicle Control in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris

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Further study details as provided by Perrigo Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Inflammatory Lesions [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Non-inflammatory Lesions [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participant With Clinical Success on the Investigator's Global Assessment (IGA) [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ]
    Clinical success was defined as a score of clear (0) or almost clear (1) at Week 10.

Enrollment: 1555
Study Start Date: October 2009
Study Completion Date: October 2010
Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Clindamycin 1%/Benzoyl Peroxide 5% Drug: Clindamycin 1% / Benzoyl Peroxide 5% (Perrigo)
Applied to the entire face twice daily for 10 weeks
Active Comparator: Reference Product Drug: Clindamycin 1% / Benzoyl Peroxide 5% (Benzaclin)
Applied to the entire face twice daily for 10 weeks
Placebo Comparator: Vehicle Drug: Placebo


Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 65 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy men or women, 12 to 65 years of age
  • Willing to participate and sign provide written consent
  • Moderate to severe acne

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant or lactating women
  • History of unresponsiveness or hypersensitivity to clindamycin, benzoyl peroxide or lincomycin
  • Use of systemic, topical or facial products which may interfere with the study
  • Participation in any clinical study in the 30 days prior to study entry
  • Prolonged exposure to sunlight or excessive exposure to UV lights
  • Chronic use of NSAIDS
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Responsible Party: Perrigo Company Identifier: NCT01138514     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PRG-716
Study First Received: June 4, 2010
Results First Received: January 5, 2016
Last Updated: March 28, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acne Vulgaris
Acneiform Eruptions
Skin Diseases
Sebaceous Gland Diseases
Clindamycin palmitate
Clindamycin phosphate
Benzoyl Peroxide
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Dermatologic Agents processed this record on April 26, 2017