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Study of a New Topical Natural Health Product for the Treatment of Herpes Labialis

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02582086
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2017 by Laboratoire Boreaderme Inc..
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : October 21, 2015
Last Update Posted : March 9, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Laboratoire Boreaderme Inc.

Brief Summary:
The aim of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of a topical natural health product in comparison to placebo for the treatment of herpes labialis.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Herpes Labialis Other: BOR15001L7 Other: Placebo Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of a Topical Natural Health Product for the Treatment of Herpes Labialis
Study Start Date : January 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2017

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MedlinePlus related topics: Cold Sores

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: BOR15001L7 Cream
BOR15001L7 Cream with 5% 15019L0
Other: BOR15001L7
Active cream with 5% 15019L0

Placebo Comparator: Placebo Cream
Placebo Cream
Other: Placebo
Placebo Cream with 0% 15019L0

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to healing as assessed by the investigator [ Time Frame: up to 10 days ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female and male, in good health, 18 years of age or older,
  • With history of recurrent herpes labialis with at least twice a year during the past twenty-four months,
  • Agreeing not to take another treatment against cold sore, nor anti-inflammatory, antibiotics and steroids,
  • Cooperating in the study, able to be monitored at each visit, aware of the demands and duration of the controls, thus allowing perfect adherence to the established protocol,
  • Must be willing and able to participate and to provide written informed consent,
  • Female subjects of childbearing potential must have a negative pregnancy test at screening and agree to use a proper contraceptive method during the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Volunteers who refuse to introduce the product to be tested in its routine,
  • With a history of hypersensitivity to the type of product to be tested (e.g., products that contain essential oil),
  • Who have a history of eczema, topical dermatitis, psoriasis or significant skin anomalies on the areas to be tested,
  • Who suffer from a serious illness or health problem or a critical or progressive disease,
  • Who have taken prescription or over the counter medication that could affect skin characteristics or could bias the study (i.e. antibiotics, antihistamines, anti-inflammatories…) within 7 days prior to study beginning,
  • Who have recently acquired or who currently have significant skin pigmentation, who frequent tanning salons or foresee exposure to the sun during the study,
  • Who abuse alcohol, drugs and/or tobacco,
  • Female subjects who are pregnant, breastfeeding or expecting to become pregnant during the study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02582086

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Contact: Elisabeth EF Fiquet, M. Sc 5143430001 ext 206

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Canada, Quebec
Evalulab Inc Recruiting
Montréal, Quebec, Canada, H4P 1P7
Contact: Elisabeth EF Fiquet, M. Sc.    5143430001 ext 206   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Laboratoire Boreaderme Inc.
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Responsible Party: Laboratoire Boreaderme Inc. Identifier: NCT02582086    
Other Study ID Numbers: 15E-0601
First Posted: October 21, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 9, 2017
Last Verified: March 2017
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Herpes Labialis
Herpes Simplex
Herpesviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Skin Diseases, Viral
Lip Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Skin Diseases