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Combined Inhibition of Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV (DPIV/CD26) and Aminopeptidase N (APN/CD13) in the Treatment of Psoriasis

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified January 2009 by Immune Technologies & Medicine GmbH.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Immune Technologies & Medicine GmbH Identifier:
First received: January 16, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2009
History: No changes posted
The major objective of this study is to evaluate the therapeutic effect of a topical treatment simultaneously inhibiting Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV and Aminopeptidase N (IMTM #IP10.C8) in patients with mild to moderate psoriasis of the skin

Condition Intervention Phase
Psoriasis Drug: IP10.C8 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Combined Inhibition of Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV (DPIV/CD26) and Aminopeptidase N (APN/CD13) in the Treatment of Psoriasis - Phase II Single Center Study

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Further study details as provided by Immune Technologies & Medicine GmbH:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Psoriasis Area and Severity Index [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Estimated Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: January 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: IP10.C8 Gel Drug: IP10.C8
IP10.C8 Gel 1%
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Gel Drug: IP10.C8
IP10.C8 Gel 1%


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age 18 years of age at pre-study and
  2. Diagnosis of plaque type psoriasis at least 3 month prior to enrolment
  3. Mild to moderate plaque type psoriasis with at least 2 plaques of approximately 15cm2 for which topical treatment is indicated
  4. Patients must be able to give written informed consent before any trial-specific procedures are performed (see Section 12.2

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Other type of psoriasis (e.g. erythrodermic, guttate or pustular) at enrolment
  2. Drug induced psoriasis at enrolment (e.g. lithium)
  3. Pregnant or lactating women, patients (men or women) planning a pregnancy during the duration of the study
  4. Systemic therapy affecting PASI or phototherapy for a period of 4 weeks prior to enrolment
  5. Topical therapy affecting PASI for a period of 2 weeks prior to enrolment
  6. Treatment with biologic agents affecting PASI for a period of 3 months prior to enrolment
  7. Systemic treatment with immunosuppressive agents (e.g. methotrexate, cyclosporin) or treatment with lithium, anti-malaria medication, or intramuscular gold application for a period of 4 weeks prior to enrolment
  8. Having a history of or an ongoing uncontrolled serious or recurring bacterial, viral, fungal, or atypical mycobacterial infection
  9. Having a severe medical condition that, in the judgment of the investigator, would jeopardize in any way the subject's safety following exposure to study drug
  10. Having the presence or history of malignancy, including lymphoproliferative disorders. Subjects with a history of fully resolved basal or squamous cell skin cancer may be enrolled
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00824980

Contact: Alexander Narvarini, M.D. 41 (0)44 255 11 11

University Hospital Zurich Recruiting
Zurich, Switzerland, 8091
Contact: Alexander Navarini,    41 (0)44 255 11 11   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Immune Technologies & Medicine GmbH
Principal Investigator: Lars E French, Prof. University Hospital Zurich Department of Dermatology / Gloriastrasse 31
  More Information

Responsible Party: Curdin Conrad, M.D., Dermatologische Klinik, Gloriastrasse 31, USZ, CH-8091 Zürich Identifier: NCT00824980     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IMTM_IP10.C8_II/1
Study First Received: January 16, 2009
Last Updated: January 16, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous
Skin Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017