The Evaluation of Oral Acitretin in the Treatment of Psoriasis, Cutaneous Disorders of Keratinization, Multiple Basal Cell Carcinomas and Other Retinoid Responsive Diseases
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005660|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 15, 2000
Last Update Posted : March 4, 2008
|First Submitted Date||May 12, 2000|
|First Posted Date||May 15, 2000|
|Last Update Posted Date||March 4, 2008|
|Start Date||October 1977|
|Primary Completion Date||Not Provided|
|Current Primary Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Original Primary Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Change History||Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00005660 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site|
|Current Secondary Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Original Secondary Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Current Other Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Original Other Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Brief Title||The Evaluation of Oral Acitretin in the Treatment of Psoriasis, Cutaneous Disorders of Keratinization, Multiple Basal Cell Carcinomas and Other Retinoid Responsive Diseases|
|Official Title||The Evaluation of Oral Acitretin in the Treatment of Psoriasis, Cutaneous Disorders of Keratinization, Multiple Basal Cell Carcinomas and Other Retinoid Responsive Diseases|
|Brief Summary||This is a continuing study which evaluates the long-term safety and efficacy of oral acitretin in an open manner in the treatment of psoriasis, cutaneous disorders of keratinization, multiple basal cell carcinomas and other retinoid responsive diseases.|
|Detailed Description||This is a continuing study which evaluates the long-term safety and efficacy of oral acitretin in an open manner in the treatment of psoriasis, cutaneous disorders of keratinization, multiple basal cell carcinomas and other retinoid responsive diseases.|
|Study Design||Not Provided|
|Target Follow-Up Duration||Not Provided|
|Sampling Method||Not Provided|
|Study Population||Not Provided|
|Study Groups/Cohorts||Not Provided|
|Publications *||Not Provided|
* Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
|Estimated Completion Date||November 2001|
|Primary Completion Date||Not Provided|
Patients with widespread involvement (e.g. psoriasis patients with 10 percent or more of body surface area involved) or with severe, recalcitrant localized involvement with a cutaneous disorder (e.g. keratoderma palmaris et plantaris).
Patients (and parents of patients who are less than 18 years old) must be advised of presently available alternative forms of therapy.
Patient must be available for and agreeable to regular follow up examinations in the clinic for clinical evaluation, blood tests, diagnostic x-rays and possibly skin biopsies.
The patient (and parent, guardian, or surrogate where appropriate) must give written informed consent after protocol, including its limitations and risks, are thoroughly discussed with the patients (and parents).
Patients who have multiple skin cancers because of xeroderma pigmentosum (XP).
No patients with persistently abnormal (SGOT or SGPT greater than 3 times the upper limit of normal) liver function tests.
No patients with persistent pre-treatment hypertriglyceridemia (greater than 300 mg/dl).
No patients with persistently abnormal (creatinine greater than 3 times the upper limit of normal) renal function tests.
No patients with presence of a significant neurological, musculoskeletal or other internal medical disorder which may be aggravated by the addition of retinoid therapy.
Patient must not be pregnant or anticipate such an event. Because of the long-term storage of etretinate, a known teratogen, fertile women who may be treated in this protocol, must have skin disease that is severe and recalcitrant to all other standard modalities. These women must also use an effective form of contraception (oral contraceptives or an intrauterine device) while on treatment and at least for 3 years post treatment.
No patients with chronic intake of excessive dietary vitamin A (more than 25,000 iu/day).
|Ages||Child, Adult, Senior|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers||No|
|Contacts||Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects|
|Listed Location Countries||United States|
|Removed Location Countries|
|Other Study ID Numbers||770172
|Has Data Monitoring Committee||Not Provided|
|U.S. FDA-regulated Product||Not Provided|
|IPD Sharing Statement||Not Provided|
|Responsible Party||Not Provided|
|Study Sponsor||National Cancer Institute (NCI)|
|PRS Account||National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)|
|Verification Date||November 2001|