Topical Scalp Psoriasis Study Evaluating Topicort Topical Spray
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A single center, study of 20 subjects to assess 4 weeks of therapy with Topicort® twice daily BID and 12 weeks twice daily on 2 consecutive days to patients with scalp psoriasis
Condition or disease
Drug: Topicort Topical Spray
All patients will receive Topicort® twcie daily (BID) for 4 weeks. After week 4 patients will receive Topicort® twice weekly (on consecutive days) for 12 weeks, Patients will treat other body areas affected by plaque psoriasis with Topicort® during the study period (excludes face, groin, axilla)
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Male or female adults ≥ 18 years of age.
Diagnosis of chronic plaque-type scalp psoriasis.
IGA of mild or greater (scalp only) determined at screening
Scalp surface area of 30% or greater determined at screening
Able to give written informed consent prior to performance of any study related procedures.
Females of childbearing potential (FCBP) must have a negative pregnancy test at Screening and Baseline. FCBP who engage in activity in which conception is possible must use one of the approved contraceptive options: hormonal contraception; intrauterine device (IUD); tubal ligation; or partner's vasectomy; Male or female condom, diaphragm with spermicide, cervical cap with spermicide, or contraceptive sponge with spermicide.
Subject must be in general good health (except for psoriasis) as judged by the Investigator, based on medical history, physical examination.
<30% scalp surface area
Scalp Investigator global assessment (IGA) clear or almost clear at time of screening
Any condition, which would place the subject at unacceptable risk if he/she were to participate in the study.
Pregnant or breast feeding, or considering becoming pregnant during the study.
Use of any investigational drug within 4 weeks prior to randomization, or within 5 pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic half lives, if known (whichever is longer).
Use of oral systemic medications for the treatment of psoriasis within 4 weeks (includes, but not limited to, oral corticosteroids, methotrexate, acitretin, apremilast and cyclosporine).
Use of ustekinumab and/or anti-IL-17 (interleukin 17) biologic therapy within 24 weeks or other experimental or commercially available biologic immune modulator(s) within 12 weeks prior to the first IP dose.
Patient used other topical therapies to treat within 2 weeks of the Baseline Visit (not including permitted topical therapy for face, groin and axilla).
Patient received ultraviolet B, UVB phototherapy within 2 weeks of Baseline.
Patient received psoralen and Ultraviolet A, PUVA phototherapy within 4 weeks of Baseline.
Patient has a known hypersensitivity to the excipients of Topicort Spray® as stated in the label.