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Sarecycline Truncal Acne Safety and Efficacy Response (TASER)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT05010538
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : August 18, 2021
Last Update Posted : August 20, 2021
Almirall, SAS
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Angela Moore, Arlington Research Center

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy and safety of oral sarecycline 1.5 mg/kg/day in truncal acne. Patients with moderate to severe acne vulgaris will be observed over a period of 12 weeks. Lesion counts, investigator's global assessments, photography, and safety measures will be assessed for the trunk and face.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Acne Vulgaris Drug: Sarecycline

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 10 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Single Center, Phase 4, Open-label Prospective Case Series Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Sarecycline for 12 Weeks in Subjects Ages 9 and Over With Truncal Acne
Actual Study Start Date : March 9, 2021
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 24, 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : October 2021

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MedlinePlus related topics: Acne

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Eligible patients will be prescribed with commercially available sarecycline at a dosage of 1.5 mg/kg/day and followed for 12 weeks post initiation of treatment.
Drug: Sarecycline
60 mg sarecycline tablets will be given for subjects with a body weight of 33 to 54 kg, 100 mg sarecycline tablets will be given for subjects with a body weight of 55 to 84 kg, and 150 mg tablets will be given for subjects with a body weight between 85 and 136 kg.
Other Name: Seysara®

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from Baseline in Acne Severity Based on Investigator's Global Assessment Success [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 12 ]
    Investigator's Global Assessment (IGA) success for truncal acne vulgaris at week 12

  2. Change from Baseline in Absolute Lesion Count [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 12 ]
    Absolute change from baseline lesion counts for inflammatory acne for truncal acne vulgaris at week 12

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Adverse Events and Adverse Events of Special Interest [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 12 ]
    Safety based on adverse events (AEs), adverse events of special interest (AESI), vital signs, and physical examinations

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Ages Eligible for Study:   9 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with moderate to severe truncal acne at a single center in Texas, USA.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female age 9 or above.
  • Clinical diagnosis of moderate to severe truncal acne based on IGA

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known or suspected allergies or sensitivities to any components of the study drug.
  • Any disorders that would preclude the use of tetracycline-class antibiotics or sarecycline.
  • Any uncontrolled or serious disease, or any medical or surgical condition, that may either interfere with the interpretation of the trial results and/or put the subject at significant risk (according to the Investigator's judgment) if the subject takes part in the trial.

Other protocol defined Inclusion/Exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT05010538

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United States, Texas
Arlington Research Center
Arlington, Texas, United States, 76011
Sponsors and Collaborators
Angela Moore
Almirall, SAS
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Principal Investigator: Angela Moore, MD Arlington Research Center
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Responsible Party: Angela Moore, Principal Investigator, Arlington Research Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT05010538    
Other Study ID Numbers: Sarecycline TASER1
First Posted: August 18, 2021    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 20, 2021
Last Verified: August 2021
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: No
Product Manufactured in and Exported from the U.S.: No
Keywords provided by Angela Moore, Arlington Research Center:
Acne Vulgaris
Truncal Acne
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Acne Vulgaris
Acneiform Eruptions
Skin Diseases
Sebaceous Gland Diseases
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Dermatologic Agents