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The study is being done to see how well the study cream works when applied once a day to affected area of child (where they have ringworm). The results will be compared to those seen with a placebo cream which has no active ingredient. Safety of the cream will also be measured.
Condition or disease
Drug: Naftin CreamDrug: Placebo Cream
The objectives of this study are to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Naftin (naftifine hydrochloride) Cream, 2% applied once daily for 2 weeks, compared to its vehicle in the treatment of pediatric subjects aged 2 to 17 years and 11 months with positive potassium hydroxide (KOH), positive dermatophyte culture, and clinical signs and symptoms of tinea corporis.
A Phase 4, Double-Blind, Randomized, Vehicle-Controlled, Multicenter, Parallel Group Evaluation of the Efficacy and Safety of Naftin (Naftifine Hydrochloride) Cream, 2% in Pediatric Subjects With Tinea Corporis
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Ages Eligible for Study:
2 Years to 17 Years (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Males or non-pregnant females 2 years of age to 17 years, 11 months, of any race. Females of child bearing potential must have a negative urine pregnancy test.
Presence of tinea corporis by clinical evidence of a tinea infection of at least moderate erythema, moderate induration, and mild pruritus.
KOH positive and culture positive baseline skin scrapings obtained form the site with the mose severely affected lesion or a representative site of the overall severity.
Tinea infection of the face, scalp, groin, and/or feet
A life-threatening condition in the opinion of the investigator (ex. autoimmune deficiency syndrome, cancer, etc) within the last 6 months.
Subjects with abnormal findings- physical or laboratory- that are considered by the investigator to be clinically important and indicative of conditions that might complicate interpretation of study results
Subjects with a known hypersensitivity or other contradictions to study medications or their components.
Subjects who have a recent history or who are currently known to abuse alcohol or drugs.
Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.
Hemodialysis or chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis therapy.
Current diagnosis of immunocompromising conditions.
Current evidence of compromised skin, atopic or contact dermatitis, eczema, impetigo, lichen planus, pityriasis rosea, pityriasis versicolor, psoriasis, seborrhoeic dermatitis and syphilis.
Severe dermatophytoses, mucocutaneous candidiasis, or bacterial skin infection
Patients with tinea corporis who have concurrent dermatophytosis of the scalp, beard or nails.