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Acne Treatment With Active Patches Which Contains Azelaic Acid, Citric Acid,Salicylic Acid and 2% Ascorbic Acid

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Oplon-Pure Science Ltd. Identifier:
First received: August 5, 2010
Last updated: August 10, 2010
Last verified: August 2010
The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the effect of short treatment with active OPLON patches on Acne.

Condition Intervention Phase
Acne Vulgaris Device: OPLON active patch Device: Sham patch Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Oplon-Pure Science Ltd.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Severity Score of lesion [ Time Frame: •Severity Score of lesion [Time Frame: 24 hours following patch removal] ]

    Lesions were ranked by investigator according to severity whereas:

    0-clear, 1-mild, 2-moderate, 3-sever

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Severity Score of lesion [ Time Frame: •Severity Score of lesion [Time Frame: 12 hours with the patch] ]
    0-clear, 1-mild, 2-moderate, 3-sever

Enrollment: 35
Study Start Date: March 2010
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Oplon Active Patch Device: OPLON active patch
Placebo Comparator: Placebo patch Device: Sham patch

Detailed Description:
Patients with Acne Vulgaris were treated overnight with active patches. Effect is observed at the end of the treatment and 24 hours later.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Over 18 years
  • Signing informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Active treatment of acne
  • Change in hormonal therapy
  • Antibiotic treatment in a week prior to the experiment
  • Sensitive skin
  • Pregnancy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01179633

Dermatology Clinic
Natanya, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Oplon-Pure Science Ltd.
Principal Investigator: Avner Shemer, MD Laniado Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Avner Shemer, Dermatology Clinic Identifier: NCT01179633     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OP001
Study First Received: August 5, 2010
Last Updated: August 10, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acne Vulgaris
Acneiform Eruptions
Skin Diseases
Sebaceous Gland Diseases processed this record on August 18, 2017