Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of P-3074 Topical Solution in the Treatment of Androgenetic Alopecia

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: NCT03004469
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 28, 2016
Last Update Posted : December 21, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Polichem S.A.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to confirm the clinical efficacy and the safety of P-3074 in patients with androgenetic alopecia.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Alopecia, Androgenetic Drug: P-3074 Drug: Finasteride Drug: Vehicle Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 459 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicentre, Randomized, Double-blind, Parallel-group, Controlled Study, to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of P-3074 Cutaneous Spray, Solution, in the Treatment of Male Pattern Baldness
Actual Study Start Date : August 2, 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 5, 2018
Actual Study Completion Date : March 5, 2018

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Drug Information available for: Finasteride

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: P-3074
finasteride 0.25% topical solution
Drug: P-3074
Other Name: finasteride topical solution

Placebo Comparator: vehicle of P-3074
vehicle topical solution
Drug: Vehicle
Other Name: Vehicle of P-3074

Active Comparator: finasteride 1 mg
oral finasteride
Drug: Finasteride
Other Name: Propecia

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Hair growth assessed by Target Area Hair Count (TAHC) in the vertex [ Time Frame: Baseline - 24 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Written informed consent before starting any study related procedures;
  • Men 18 to 40 years of age;
  • Men with mild to moderate vertex male pattern hair loss according to a modified Norwood/Hamilton classification scale (III vertex, IV or V);
  • Patients willing to have a tattoo in the target area;
  • Outpatients;
  • Ability to comprehend the full nature and purpose of the study, including possible risks and side effects;
  • Ability to co-operate with the Investigator and to comply with the requirements of the entire study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Clinically relevant abnormal skin scalp findings which could interfere with the aim of the study; in particular, abrasion, actinic keratosis, inflammatory disorders or any other abnormality;
  • Patients who had had hair transplant surgery or hair weaving;
  • Clinically relevant abnormal laboratory values indicative of physical illness;
  • Ascertained or presumptive hypersensitivity to the active principle and/or formulations' ingredients; history of anaphylaxis to drugs or allergic reactions in general, which the Investigator considers may affect the outcome of the study;
  • History of local infections of skin and subcutaneous tissues of the head in the 3-months period before the trial inclusion;
  • Relevant history of renal, hepatic, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, skin, haematological, endocrine or neurological diseases, that may interfere with the aim of the study;
  • Suspicion of malignancy, including prostate cancer;
  • History of infertility or difficulty fathering children;
  • Patients who wish to conceive children during the study or whose sexual partner(s) is pregnant;
  • Patients with active seborrheic dermatitis;
  • History of varicocele;
  • Concurrent use of systemic corticosteroids, topical corticosteroids in the balding area studied, anabolic steroids, or over-the-counter "hair restorers";
  • Use of the following drugs with antiandrogenic properties within 6 months of study entry: flutamide, cyproterone acetate, estrogen, progesterone, cimetidine, spironolactone or ketoconazole;
  • Patients who had been treated with any of the following drugs within the past year: minoxidil (topical or oral), zidovudine, cyclosporine, diazoxide, phenytoin, systemic interferon, psoralens, streptomycin, penicillamine, benoxaprofen, tamoxifen, phenothiazines or cytotoxic agents;
  • Use of finasteride or dutasteride within previous 12 months;
  • Light or laser treatment of scalp within previous 3 months;
  • Participation in the evaluation of any drug for 3 months before this study, calculated from the first day of the month following the last visit of the previous study;
  • History of drug, alcohol [>2 drinks/day defined according to USDA Dietary Guidelines 2010], caffeine (>5 cups coffee/tea/day) or tobacco abuse (10 cigarettes/day).

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03004469

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Polichem S.A.
Study Director: Maurizio Caserini, MD Polichem SA

Responsible Party: Polichem S.A. Identifier: NCT03004469     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PM1541
First Posted: December 28, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 21, 2018
Last Verified: December 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alopecia Areata
Hair Diseases
Skin Diseases
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Pharmaceutical Solutions
5-alpha Reductase Inhibitors
Steroid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Urological Agents