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Dapsone Gel 5% and Tazarotene Cream 0.1% Versus Tazarotene Cream 0.1% Monotherapy for Facial Acne Vulgaris

Information source: Allergan
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Acne Vulgaris

Intervention: Dapsone (Drug); Tazarotene (Drug)

Phase: Phase 4

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Allergan

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Medical Director, Study Director, Affiliation: Allergan


A 12-week evaluation of the safety and efficacy of dapsone gel 5% when used with tazarotene cream 0. 1% compared with tazarotene cream 0. 1% monotherapy in treating moderate to severe facial acne vulgaris

Clinical Details

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: Change From Baseline in Inflammatory Lesion Counts (Papules,Pustules, and Nodules) at Week 12

Secondary outcome:

Change From Baseline in Investigator Global Assessment at Week 12

Change From Baseline in Overall Disease Severity at Week 12

Change From Baseline in Non-Inflammatory Lesion Counts (Open and Closed Comedones) at Week 12


Minimum age: 12 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Facial acne vulgaris characterized by the following: 30-100 facial inflammatory

lesions; and 25-100 facial non-inflammatory lesions; stable disease, non-rapidly regressing facial acne vulgaris; and, 3 or more nodules and/or cysts (diameter of 1cm or greater). Female subjects of childbearing potential must have a negative pregnancy test at baseline and practice reliable method of contraception throughout the study Exclusion Criteria:

- Non-compliance with washout period; history of clinically significant anemia or

hemolysis; skin disease/disorder that might interfere with diagnosis or evaluation of acne vulgaris; allergy or sensitivity to any component of the test medications

Locations and Contacts

Fremont, California, United States
Additional Information

Starting date: December 2008
Last updated: September 22, 2011

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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