A Dose-ranging Study of DRM01 in Subjects With Acne Vulgaris

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 30, 2015
Last Update Posted : February 2, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dermira, Inc.

Brief Summary:
The objectives of this study are to assess the safety and efficacy DRM01 Topical Gel compared to vehicle in patients with acne vulgaris.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Acne Vulgaris Drug: DRM01 Other: Vehicle Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 420 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-blind, Vehicle-controlled, Dose-ranging Study of DRM01B Topical Gel in Subjects With Acne Vulgaris
Study Start Date : April 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2016

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MedlinePlus related topics: Acne

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Treatment A
Drug: DRM01
Other Name: Olumacostat Glasaretil

Experimental: Treatment B
Drug: DRM01
Other Name: Olumacostat Glasaretil

Experimental: Treatment C
Drug: DRM01
Other Name: Olumacostat Glasaretil

Placebo Comparator: Treatment D
Other: Vehicle
Placebo Comparator: Treatment E
Other: Vehicle

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Absolute change in lesion counts (inflammatory and non-inflammatory) from baseline and a minimum 2-grade improvement from baseline in Investigator's Global Assessment (IGA) score [ Time Frame: Week 12 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. The percent change from baseline in inflammatory and non-inflammatory lesion counts [ Time Frame: Week 12 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signed informed consent.
  • Male or non-pregnant, non-lactating females.
  • Age ≥ 18 years.
  • Clinical diagnosis of facial acne vulgaris defined as:
  • At least 20 inflammatory lesions
  • At least 20 non-inflammatory lesions
  • Investigator Global Assessment of 3 or greater.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Active cystic acne or acne congoblata, acne fulminans, and secondary acne.
  • Two or more active nodulocystic lesions.
  • Screening clinical chemistry or hematology laboratory value that is considered clinically significant, in the opinion of the Investigator.
  • Abnormal findings on screening ECG, deemed clinically significant, by the Investigator.
  • Subjects who are actively participating in an experimental therapy study or who have received experimental therapy within 30 days or 5 half-lives (whichever is longer) of the Baseline visit.
  • Subjects who are a poor medical risk because of other systemic diseases or active uncontrolled infections, in the opinion of the investigator.
  • Treatment with over-the-counter topical medications for the treatment of acne vulgaris including benzoyl peroxide, topical anti-inflammatory medications, corticosteroids, α-hydroxy/glycolic acid on the face within 2 weeks prior to Baseline.
  • Treatment with systemic corticosteroids (use of intranasal and inhaled corticosteroids allowed for seasonal allergies and asthma) within 4 weeks prior to Baseline.
  • Treatment with systemic antibiotics or systemic anti-acne drugs or systemic anti-inflammatory drugs within 4 weeks prior to Baseline.
  • Prescription topical retinoid use on the face within 4 weeks of Baseline (e.g., tretinoin, tazarotene, adapalene).
  • Treatment with a new hormonal therapy or dose change to existing hormonal therapy within 12 weeks prior to Baseline. Dose and frequency of use of any hormonal therapy started more than 12 weeks prior to Baseline must remain unchanged throughout the study. Hormonal therapies include, but are not limited to, estrogenic and progestational agents such as birth control pills.
  • Prior use of androgen receptor blockers (such as spironolactone or flutamide).
  • Oral retinoid use (e.g., isotretinoin) within 12 months prior to Baseline or vitamin A supplements greater than 10,000 units/day within 6 months of Baseline.
  • Facial procedures (chemical or laser peel, microdermabrasion, etc.) within the past 8 weeks or during the study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02431052

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Dermira, Inc.
Study Director: Beth Zib Dermira, Inc.

Responsible Party: Dermira, Inc. Identifier: NCT02431052     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DRM01B-ACN02
First Posted: April 30, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 2, 2018
Last Verified: January 2018

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acne Vulgaris
Acneiform Eruptions
Skin Diseases
Sebaceous Gland Diseases