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Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Triptergium Wilfordii and Acitretin in Psoriasis Vulgaris - CHINA201002016-2

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 September 2011 by Min Zheng, Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01443338
First Posted: September 29, 2011
Last Update Posted: September 29, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Min Zheng, Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine whether Triptergium wilfordii, and Acitretin are effective and safe in the treatment of patient of moderate to severe psoriasis vulgaris.

Condition Intervention Phase
Psoriasis Vulgaris Drug: Triptergium Wilfordii Drug: Acitretin Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase4,Multicenter, Randomized,Double-blind,Double Dummy, Parallel Controlled Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Triptergium Wilfordii and Acitretin in Treatment of Chinese Patients With Moderate to Severe Psoriasis Vulgaris

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Further study details as provided by Min Zheng, Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in plaque psoriasis as assessed by PASI(psoriasis area and severity index) response or PASI 75 (a patient that has an improvement from baseline PASI of at least 75%) [ Time Frame: to 8 weeks treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in plaque psoriasis as assessed by PASI response or PASI 50 (a patient that has an improvement from baseline PASI of at least 50%) [ Time Frame: to 8 weeks treatment ]
  • Change from baseline in plaque psoriasis as assessed by PASI response or PASI 90 (a patient that has an improvement from baseline PASI of at least 90%) [ Time Frame: to 8 weeks treatment ]
  • Laboratory parameters, rates of AEs, and percentage of patients requiring interruption or discontinuation of study drug due to AEs [ Time Frame: to 8 weeks treatment ]

Estimated Enrollment: 720
Study Start Date: September 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Triptergium Wilfordii
a kind of traditional chinese medicine
Drug: Triptergium Wilfordii
Tablet,10mg/Tab,20mg Tid,No more than 8 Weeks
Active Comparator: Acitretin Drug: Acitretin
Capsule,10mg/Cap,30mg Qd,no more than 8 weeks

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults of both sexes, between the age 18 and 75 years.
  • Have a diagnosis of psoriasis vulgaris,PASI score of 7 or greater.
  • Capable of giving informed consent and the consent must be obtained prior to any study related procedures.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Currently have erythrodermic,guttate or pustular psoriasis.
  • Have any active dermatoses which may affect disease assessment of psoriasis.
  • Have used any investigational drug,any biologic or any systemic immunosuppressants within the previous 1 month..
  • Have used topical medications/treatments that could affect psoriasis or PASI evaluation (eg, corticosteroids, tar, phototherapy et al.) within 2 weeks.
  • Have any acute or chronic or recurrent infectious disease,which was difficult to control.
  • Have the history of HBV or HCV infection,or HIV antibody test positive.
  • AST, ALT or blood fat levels must be within 1.5 times the ULN range for the laboratory conducting the test.
  • Are pregnant, nursing, or planning pregnancy in the coming two years(both men and women) while enrolled in the study.
  • Have any severe systemic disease or have a history of malignancy.
  • Have shown a previous hypersensitivity to Triptergium wilfordii or Acitretin.
  • Have any other condition not suitable to join in trial,which are judged by investigator.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01443338


Contacts
Contact: Lunfei Liu, Dr 86-571-87783743 liulunfei@medmail.com.cn
Contact: Jisu Chen, Dr 86-571-87783743 cgmcjs@msn.com

Locations
China, Zhejiang
Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University Recruiting
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, 310009
Contact: Lunfei Liu, Md    86-571-87783743    liulunfei@medmail.com.cn   
Contact: Jisu Chen, MD    86-571-87783743    cgmcjs@msn.com   
Principal Investigator: Min Zheng, PHD&MD         
Sub-Investigator: Lunfei Liu, MD         
Sub-Investigator: JIsu Chen, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Jianliang Yan, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Jianyou Wang, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ministry of Health, China
  More Information

Responsible Party: Min Zheng, Head of dermatology, Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01443338     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CHINA201002016-2
First Submitted: September 26, 2011
First Posted: September 29, 2011
Last Update Posted: September 29, 2011
Last Verified: September 2011

Keywords provided by Min Zheng, Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University:
Triptergium wilfordii
Acitretin
psoriasis vulgaris

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Psoriasis
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous
Skin Diseases
Acitretin
Keratolytic Agents
Dermatologic Agents