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Cantharidin and Occlusion in Verruca Epithelium (COVE-1)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03487549
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 4, 2018
Last Update Posted : July 19, 2019
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Instat Consulting, Inc.
Paidion Research, Inc.
BioClinica, Inc.
ALMAC Clinical Services
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Brief Summary:
This is a Phase 2, open label study (Study number VP-102-105; referred to as COVE-1 [Cantharidin and Occlusion in Verruca Epithelium]) to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of VP-102 treatment in subjects with common warts. This study has two Cohorts.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Common Wart Warts Hand Warts Papillomavirus Infections DNA Virus Infections Skin Diseases, Viral Skin Diseases, Infectious Skin Diseases Virus Diseases Tumor Virus Infections Verruca Vulgaris Verruca Drug: VP-102-cantharidin topical film forming solution Device: VP-102 Applicator Phase 2

Detailed Description:

The first Cohort (Cohort 1) utilizes a treatment interval of at least 14 days between treatments with longer treatment intervals being allowed depending on a specific patient's clinical response.Twenty Subjects (2 years and older) are targeted completing EOS visit in Cohort 1.

The second Cohort (Cohort 2) utilizes a treatment interval of 21 days between treatments. Paring of lesions is allowed. Approximately 35 subjects (12 years and older) will be enrolled in Cohort 2. Up to 4 sites will participate in the study.


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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 56 participants
Intervention Model: Sequential Assignment
Intervention Model Description: This study has 2 cohorts. Cohort 1 of the study enrolled 21 subjects and has completed all subject related study activities. Analysis is to be conducted at Day 84. Cohort 2 will utilize 4 sites with an enrollment of approximately 35 subjects. The primary analysis will be conducted at Day 84 with an additional period of follow up out to Day 147.
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2, Open Label Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of VP-102 in Subjects With Common Warts (Verruca Vulgaris)
Actual Study Start Date : March 27, 2018
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 16, 2019
Actual Study Completion Date : July 15, 2019

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MedlinePlus related topics: Warts

Arm Intervention/treatment
Open label
This is an open label study. All subjects will receive treatment to their common warts per protocol with VP-102, cantharidin topical film forming solution, using the VP-102 applicator.
Drug: VP-102-cantharidin topical film forming solution
VP-102 cantharidin topical film forming solution.
Other Name: Subjects will receive treatment to their warts with VP-102

Device: VP-102 Applicator
The applicator is used to apply the Study drug.The product is a combination therapy which includes the drug VP-102 and the applicator which is the device.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Cohort 1-Proportion of subjects exhibiting complete clearance of all treatable warts (baseline and new) at the EOS Visit (Day 84). [ Time Frame: Treatment Visit Day 1 (Baseline) compared to Day 84 (EOS) Visit. ]
  2. Cohort 2-Proportion of subjects exhibiting complete clearance of all treatable warts, (baseline and new) at the EOT Visit (Day 84). [ Time Frame: Treatment Visit Day 1 (Baseline) compared to Day 84 (EOT) Visit. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Cohort 1-Change from baseline in the number of treatable warts (baseline and new) at the EOS Visit (Day 84). [ Time Frame: Change in the number of lesions compared at Baseline (Visit 1) to the End of Study Visit (Day 84). ]
  2. Cohort 2-Change from baseline in the number of treatable warts (baseline and new) at the End of Treatment Visit.(Day 84). [ Time Frame: Change in the number of lesions compared at Baseline (Visit 1) to the End of Treatment Visit (Day 84). ]
  3. Cohort 1-Change from baseline in the percent of treatable warts (baseline and new) at the EOS Visit (Day 84). [ Time Frame: Change in the percent change of lesions compared at Baseline (Visit 1) to End of Study Visit (Day 84). ]
  4. Cohort 2-Change from baseline in the percent of treatable warts (baseline and new) at the EOT Visit (Day 84) [ Time Frame: Change in the percent change of lesions compared at Baseline (Visit 1) to End of Treatment Visit (Day 84). ]
  5. Cohort 1-Proportion of subjects exhibiting complete clearance of all treatable warts (baseline and new) at Visit 2, Visit 3, Visit 4 and over the duration of the study. [ Time Frame: Wart clearance compared at Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to Treatment Visit Day 14, 28, 42 through EOS (Day 84) ]
  6. Cohort 2-Proportion of subjects exhibiting complete clearance of all treatable warts (baseline and new) at Visit 2, Visit 3, Visit 4 and over the duration of the study. [ Time Frame: Wart clearance compared at Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to Treatment Visit Day 21, 42, 63 and EOT (Day 84) ]

Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Cohort 1-Percent reduction of all treatable warts (baseline and new) from baseline at Visit 2, Visit 3, Visit 4 and over the duration of the study. [ Time Frame: Compare Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to Treatment Visits 2 (Day 14), 3 (Day 28), 4 (Day 42) through the End of Study (Day 84). ]
  2. Cohort 2-Percent reduction of all treatable warts (baseline and new) from baseline at Visit 2, Visit 3, Visit 4 and over duration of the study. [ Time Frame: Compare Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to Treatment Visits 2 (Day 21), 3 (Day 42), 4 (Day 63) through the End of Treatment (Day 84). ]
  3. Cohort 1-Change from baseline in the number of treatable warts (baseline and new) at Visit 2, Visit 3, Visit 4 and the EOS visit. [ Time Frame: Compare Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to Treatment Visits 2 (Day 14), 3 (Day 28), 4 (Day 42) and End of Study(Day 84). ]
  4. Cohort 2-Change from baseline in the number of treatable warts (baseline and new) at Visit 2, Visit 3, Visit 4 and the EOT Visit.(Day 84) [ Time Frame: Compare Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to Treatment Visits 2 (Day 21), 3 (Day 42), 4 (Day 63) and End of Treatment (Day 84). ]
  5. Cohort 1-Proportion of subjects exhibiting ≥ 50% clearance of all treatable warts (baseline and new) at the EOS visit as compared to baseline. [ Time Frame: Compare Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to End of Study (Day 84). ]
  6. Cohort 2-Proportion of subjects exhibiting ≥ 50% clearance of all treatable warts (baseline and new) at the EOT visit as compared to baseline. [ Time Frame: Compare Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to End of Treatment (Day 84). ]
  7. Cohort 1-Proportion of subjects who respond to treatment defined by a ≥ 50% reduction in total wart area at EOS compared to baseline. [ Time Frame: Compare Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to Treatment Visit 2, 3, & 4 and End of Study Visit (Day 84). ]
  8. Cohort 2-Proportion of subjects who respond to treatment defined by a ≥ 50% reduction in total wart area at EOT compared to baseline. [ Time Frame: Compare Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to Treatment Visit 2, 3, & 4 and End of Treatment Visit (Day 84). ]
  9. Cohort 1-Proportion of subjects exhibiting reduction of at least 1 treatable wart from baseline at Visit 2, Visit 3, Visit 4 and at the EOS Visit (Day 84). [ Time Frame: Compare Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to Treatment Visit 2, 3, & 4, and the End of Study Visit (Day 84). ]
  10. Cohort 2-Proportion of subjects exhibiting reduction of at least 1 treatable wart from baseline at Visit 2, Visit 3, Visit 4 and at the EOT Visit (Day 84). [ Time Frame: Compare Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to Treatment Visit 2, 3, & 4, and the End of Treatment Visit (Day 84). ]
  11. Cohort 2-Proportion of subjects exhibiting complete clearance of all treatable warts (baseline and new) at follow-up visits on Day 105, Day 126 and Day 147. [ Time Frame: Compare Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to Follow-up visits Day 105, Day 126 and Day 147. ]
  12. Cohort 2-Percent reduction of all treatable warts (baseline and new) from baseline at follow-up visits on Day 105, Day 126 and Day 147. [ Time Frame: Compare Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to each follow-up visit Day 105, Day 126 and Day 147. ]
  13. Cohort 2-Change from baseline in the number of treatable warts (baseline and new) at follow-up visits on Day 105, Day 126 and Day 147. [ Time Frame: Compare from Treatment Visit 1 (Baseline) to each follow-up visit Day 105, Day 126 and Day 147. ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Be healthy, immunocompetent males or females at least 2 years of age and older for Cohort 1 and 12 years of age and older for Cohort 2.
  2. Present with 1-6 common warts (verruca vulgaris) located anywhere on the body except for the following prohibited areas: the eye area (including eyelids), lips, oral cavity, nasal cavity, inside of the ears, palms of the hands, volar surface of the fingers or toes, under the finger nails (near and on the sides of the nails is allowed for Cohort 1, but warts near and on the sides of the nail (e.g., periungual) are not allowed in Cohort 2), soles of the feet, or the anogenital area. (Warts within 10 mm of a mucosal surface should not be treated).
  3. Have warts that are ≤10 mm in diameter and ≤3 mm in height. (Subjects with warts that are adjacent, touching or clustered may be included so long as the combined diameter in the longest direction does not exceed 10 mm. Individual lesions that are adjacent, touching or clustered should be counted as distinct lesions for the purposes of tracking, inclusion and clearance)(subjects in Cohort 2 can be pared, when necessary and appropriate, prior to evaluating height eligibility) .
  4. Have warts that have been present for at least 4 weeks at the time of the baseline visit.
  5. Consent to having all warts treated (the physician must also be willing to treat all warts initially present).
  6. Be otherwise medically healthy with no clinically significant medical history, physical examination or vital signs as determined by the investigator.
  7. Be free of any systemic or dermatologic disorder, which, in the opinion of the investigator, will interfere with the study results or increase the risk of Aes.
  8. Refrain from swimming, bathing or prolonged immersion in water or any liquids until the Study drug is removed.
  9. Have the ability, or have a guardian with the ability, to follow study instructions and be likely to complete all study requirements.
  10. Agree to use no wart-removing product (prescription or over-the-counter [OTC]) other than the Study drug during the course of the study.
  11. Provide written informed consent or assent in a manner approved by the institutional review board (IRB) and/or have a parent/guardian provide written informed consent as evidenced by the signature on an IRB approved assent/consent form.
  12. Provide written authorization for use and disclosure of protected health information.
  13. If participating in the optional photographic portion of the study, agree to allow photographs of warts to be taken at each Treatment Visit by the research team and agree to share photos taken at home with the research team via text, email or in-person upload.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Are unable to cooperate with the requirements or visits of the study, as determined by the investigator.
  2. Are systemically immunosuppressed or have required, or will require, systemic immunosuppressive or immunomodulatory medication (including oral or parenteral corticosteroids) within 30 days prior to enrollment or during the course of the study. (Routine use of inhaled or intranasal corticosteroids during the study is allowed)
  3. Have any chronic or acute medical condition that, in the opinion of the investigator, may interfere with the study results or place the subject at undue risk. (e.g., human immunodeficiency virus, systemic lupus erythematosus, viral hepatitis, uncontrolled diabetes). NOTE: Immunizations and flu shots may be administered throughout the study, but not within 5 days before or after treatment.
  4. Have more than 6 common warts at baseline.
  5. Present with any verruca plana, mosaiform, filoform, subungual (under the nail), genital or anal warts. In Cohort 2, subjects with periungual warts are also excluded.
  6. Have any warts present at baseline in an anatomic location that the subject, parent/guardian or the physician is unwilling to treat or are located in an area that cannot be easily occluded with tape.
  7. Have had any previous treatment of common warts including, but not limited to, the use of cantharidin, antivirals, retinoids, salicylic acid, lactic acid, hydrogen peroxide, candida antigen, diphencyprone, dinitrochlorobenzene, sandalwood oil, thuja oil, squaric acid dibutyl ester, povidone iodine, nitric oxide, curettage or freezing of warts in the past 14 days. In addition, these treatments or any other over-the-counter wart treatment should not be implemented during the course of the study.
  8. Have been treated within 14 days with a product that contains cantharidin (topical or homeopathic preparations) for any reason prior to screening.
  9. Have received another investigational product as part of a clinical trial within 30 days prior to the first application of the Study drug.
  10. Currently have or have a history of epidermodysplasia verrucifomis.
  11. Have a history of illness or any dermatologic disorder, which, in the opinion of the investigator, will interfere with accurate assessment of the warts or increase the risk of adverse events.
  12. Have an active malignancy or are undergoing treatment for any malignancy.
  13. Have a history or presence of clinically significant medical, psychiatric, or emotional condition or abnormality that, in the opinion of the investigator, would compromise the safety of the subject or the quality of the data.
  14. Have a history or presence of hypersensitivity or an idiosyncratic reaction to the Study drug or related compounds, or drug product excipients (acetone, ethyl alcohol, nitrocellulose, hydroxypropyl cellulose, castor oil, camphor, gentian violet, and denatonium benzoate).
  15. Have a condition or situation that may interfere significantly with the subject's participation in the study (e.g., subjects who required hospitalization in the 2 months prior to screening for an acute or chronic condition including alcohol or drug abuse), at the discretion of the investigator.
  16. Are sexually active or may become sexually active and are unwilling to practice responsible birth control methods. (e.g., combination of condoms and foam, birth control pills, intrauterine device, patch, shot and vaginal ring, etc.). Withdrawal is not an acceptable method of birth control. Females that have reached menarche must have a negative urine pregnancy test at each visit prior to treatment with Study drug.
  17. Are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03487549


Locations
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United States, Arkansas
Cohort 2: Applied Research Center of Arkansas
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72212
United States, Florida
Cohort 2: Solutions Through Advanced Research
Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 32256
United States, Indiana
Cohort 2: The Indiana Clinical Trials Center
Plainfield, Indiana, United States, 46168
United States, Michigan
Cohort 2: Clarkston Skin Research
Clarkston, Michigan, United States, 48346
United States, North Carolina
Cohort 1-Wake Research Associates
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 27612
Sponsors and Collaborators
Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Instat Consulting, Inc.
Paidion Research, Inc.
BioClinica, Inc.
ALMAC Clinical Services
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Adnan Nasir, MD Cohort 1: Wake Dermatology
Principal Investigator: Scott Guenthner, MD Cohort 2: Indiana Clinical Trials Center

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Responsible Party: Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03487549     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VP-102-105
First Posted: April 4, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 19, 2019
Last Verified: July 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: Yes
Device Product Not Approved or Cleared by U.S. FDA: Yes
Pediatric Postmarket Surveillance of a Device Product: No
Product Manufactured in and Exported from the U.S.: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Infection
Communicable Diseases
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Warts
Papillomavirus Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Tumor Virus Infections
Skin Diseases, Viral
Skin Diseases
Virus Diseases
Cantharidin
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action