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A Study of E6005 in Japanese Patients With Atopic Dermatitis

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Eisai Inc. ( Eisai Co., Ltd. ) Identifier:
First received: August 4, 2010
Last updated: January 31, 2014
Last verified: January 2014
The safety and pharmacokinetics of topical application with E6005 ointment compared to vehicle will be evaluated in Japanese male patients with atopic dermatitis. Additionally, the efficacy of topical application with E6005 ointment will be explored in Japanese male patients with atopic dermatitis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Atopic Dermatitis
Drug: E6005
Drug: Placebo
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 1/2 Study of E6005 in Japanese Patients With Atopic Dermatitis

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Further study details as provided by Eisai Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pharmacokinetic parameter Cmax will be calculated [ Time Frame: Until Day 13 ]
  • Pharmacokinetic parameter tmax will be calculated [ Time Frame: Until Day 13 ]
  • Pharmacokinetic parameter AUC(0-t) will be calculated [ Time Frame: Until Day 13 ]
  • Pharmacokinetic parameter t1/2 will be calculated [ Time Frame: Until Day 13 ]

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: September 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2012
Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: E6005
Four Steps of Ointment Application: Step 1: 0.01% of E6005; Step 2: 0.03% of E6005; Step 3: 0.1% of E6005; Step 4: 0.2% of E6005.
Placebo Comparator: 2 Drug: Placebo
Matching placebo for each step


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria;

  • Japanese adult male patients with a confirmed diagnosis of atopic dermatitis according to "Guidelines for Management of Atopic Dermatitis" by the Japanese Dermatological Association.
  • Patients with evaluable typical eczema on the back (posterior trunk).
  • Patients whose age is equal to or more than 20 and less than 65 at the time of treatment and who can provide written informed consent.

Exclusion criteria;

  • Patients complicated with eye symptoms (e.g., cataract, retinal detachment), Kaposi varicelliform eruption, and molluscum contagiosum or impetigo contagiosa.
  • Patients who had or have a severe allergy such as anaphylactic shock, anaphylactic reaction and anaphylactoid reaction or allergy/hypersensitivity to E6005 or any of their excipients.
  • Patients who received any concomitant ethical drugs or any phototherapies within 14 days prior to Baseline. Subjects are allowed to use external steroids and tacrolimus ointment 8 or more days before Baseline and bland emollients free of medicinal properties (e.g., white petrolatum) throughout the study period.
  • Patients with any infection that required hospitalization or intravenous/oral treatment with antibiotic/antiviral/antifungal drug(s) within 28 days prior to Baseline.
  • Patients who had or have any malignancy, lymphoma, leukemia, or lymphoproliferative disorders, which dose not include skin cancers (e.g., squamous cell carcinoma or basal cell cancer) that were completely removed and have not metastasized for 5 years.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01179880

Fukuoka, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eisai Co., Ltd.
Study Director: Fuminori Ohba Frontier Product Creation Unit, Eisai Product Creation Systems
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Eisai Co., Ltd. Identifier: NCT01179880     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: E6005-J081-101
Study First Received: August 4, 2010
Last Updated: January 31, 2014

Keywords provided by Eisai Inc.:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dermatitis, Atopic
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Genetic
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Skin Diseases, Eczematous
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases processed this record on April 28, 2017