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New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903


Purpose:

The study is designed to evaluate the efficacy of etanercept 50 mg subcutaneously (SQ) weekly plus tacrolimus 0.1% topical ointment twice daily compared to etanercept 50 mg SQ weekly plus placebo ointment twice daily.


Study summary:

The study is designed to evaluate the efficacy of etanercept 50 mg SQ weekly plus tacrolimus 0.1% topical ointment twice daily compared to etanercept 50 mg SQ weekly plus placebo ointment twice daily. Subjects will be either beginning etanercept therapy or already using a stable dose of etanercept when they begin to apply tacrolimus to half of their body and placebo ointment to the other half. The study is double blinded. Total duration of the study is 12 weeks.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria - Adults 18 years or older with moderate to severe psoriasis, who are candidates for systemic or phototherapy, with a baseline score of 6 or higher on the target lesion score, and a baseline score of 3 or higher on the Physician's Global Assessment, on each side of the body - Patients who are already on a stable dose of etanercept for at least 2 months and have the above criteria - Subjects must have target lesions on each side of the body that are at least 1.5 cm in diameter and roughly symmetrical in appearance and location Exclusion Criteria - Inability to understand consent or comply with study requirements - Pregnancy or unwillingness to use adequate birth control method - Lactation - Psoriasis plus ultraviolet A (PUVA) or systemic therapy within the past 4 weeks (other than a stable dose of Enbrel for at least 2 months) - Ultraviolet B (UVB) or topical therapy (other than over-the-counter moisturizers) within the past 2 weeks - Active tuberculosis or other opportunistic infection - Demyelinating disease - Uncontrolled congestive heart failure - Known allergy to or any contraindications to using topical tacrolimus or etanercept - Lack of insurance coverage or inability/refusal to pay out of pocket for etanercept and standard of care laboratory tests and PPD/CXR


NCT ID:

NCT00134394


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Melissa Magliocco, MD
UMDNJ - RWJMS


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: December 16, 2017

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