Administration of Oral Extended Release Minocycline for Assessment of Skin and Plasma Concentrations of Minocycline

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BioPharmX

Status and phase

Completed
Phase 4

Conditions

Acne

Treatments

Drug: Minocycline

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Industry

Identifiers

NCT02695446
BPX-01-C01

Details and patient eligibility

About

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the skin and plasma concentrations of minocycline in subjects undergoing treatment of acne vulgaris with oral extended release minocycline. Acne lesion counts and safety/tolerance of the treatment will also be evaluated.

Full description

This will be an open label, non randomized, interventional pilot study evaluating the plasma and skin levels of minocycline in 10 subjects with moderate to severe acne vulgaris. Subjects with non inflammatory acne of nodular acne will not be enrolled. Subjects will be on an oral extended release minocycline regimen of up to 2mg/kg once a day for 4 weeks. Steady state levels of minocycline in plasma and skin will be determined.

Enrollment

12 patients

Sex

All

Ages

14 to 40 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Otherwise healthy male and female subjects 14 to 40 years of age
  • Moderate to severe inflammatory facial acne vulgaris (EGSA score of 3-5)
  • Subjects not using oral or topical antibiotic products for at least 30 days prior to study entry and willing to refrain from use of oral and topical antibiotics for the duration of study participation
  • Subjects not currently using and willing to refrain from use of other topical acne products for the duration of study participation

Exclusion criteria

  • Mild, non-inflammatory or nodular acne vulgaris
  • Have current or previous skin cancer
  • Have a history of skin disease or presence of skin condition the PI believes would interfere with the study
  • Females who report that they are pregnant, planning a pregnancy during the study period or breastfeeding
  • Have conditions or factors that the PI believes may affect the response of the skin or the interpretation of the results
  • Participation in any clinical study within the previous 30 days or plan concurrent participation in other studies

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

N/A

Interventional model

Single Group Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

12 participants in 1 patient group

Oral ER Minocycline - Up to 2mg/kg
Other group
Description:
Oral extended release minocycline - up to 2mg/kg once a day for 30 days.
Treatment:
Drug: Minocycline

Trial contacts and locations

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