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Efficacy and Safety of 3% Minoxidil Lotion for Beard Enhancement

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02275832
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 27, 2014
Last Update Posted : April 22, 2015
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Chuchai TANGLERTSAMPAN, MD, Mae Fah Luang University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine efficacy and safety of 3% minoxidil lotion for beard enhancement.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Beard Enhancement Drug: 3 % Minoxidil lotion Drug: Placebo Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 48 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety of 3% Minoxidil Lotion for Beard Enhancement : A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study
Study Start Date : November 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2015

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Drug Information available for: Minoxidil

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Minoxidil
3% Minoxidil lotion is applied twice daily to the beard.
Drug: 3 % Minoxidil lotion
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo is applied twice daily to beard.
Drug: Placebo



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The change of global photographic assessment after 16 weeks from baseline [ Time Frame: baseline and 16 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. The change in number of hairs after 16 weeks from baseline [ Time Frame: baseline and 16 weeks ]

Other Outcome Measures:
  1. The change of hair diameter after 16 weeks from baseline [ Time Frame: baseline and 16 weeks ]
  2. Number of participants with adverse events [ Time Frame: baseline and 16 weeks ]
  3. Patient satisfaction by self-assessment questionnaires [ Time Frame: baseline and 16 weeks ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy male

Exclusion Criteria:

  • serious underlying diseases.
  • history of beard/ hair treatment before 6 months
  • history of surgery or trauma on beard area.
  • history of minoxidil allergy

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02275832


Locations
Thailand
MFL University Hospital (Bangkok)
Bangkok, Thailand
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mae Fah Luang University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Chuchai Tanglertsampan, MD MFL University Hospital (Bangkok)