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Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157


The purpose of this research study is to evaluate the efficacy of SARNA Sensitive Lotion in the treatment of uremic pruritus in adult hemodialysis patients in a double-blind Controlled comparative trial.


Inclusion Criteria: - Male or female patients 18 years of age to 70 years of age. - A diagnosis of moderate to severe pruritus. - At least 3 episodes of itch over a period of 2 weeks, each lasting for 2 minutes or more. - Symptoms of itch in regular pattern over 6 months. - Itch Visual analog scale (VAS) of 3cm or more out of 10 cm. - All subjects will be end stage renal failure patients undergoing hemodialysis for at least 3 months, who have substantial pruritus for more than 6 months. Substantial pruritus is defined as persistent pruritus impairing sleep or daytime activity. - Ability and willingness to follow all study procedures, attend all scheduled visits, and successfully complete the study - The ability to understand and sign a written informed consent form, which must be obtained prior to treatment. Exclusion Criteria: - Presence of infection (as defined by the investigator) on the area to be treated. - Subjects with history of pruritus predating renal failure and subjects with skin disease unrelated to uremia, such as atopic dermatitis, will be excluded. - Use of systemic medications for treatment of pruritus including corticosteroids within the past 4 weeks and during the study. - Use of topical medications for treatment of pruritus, including corticosteroids, within the past week. - Pregnant women, women who are breast feeding, or women of child bearing potential who are not practicing an acceptable method of birth control (abstinence, birth control pill/patch, barrier with spermicidal jelly, IUD, etc.), as determined by the investigator. Acceptable contraception must be used during the entire study.



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Alan Fleischer, MD
Wake Forest University

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Location Contact:

Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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