A Six Week Topical Cream Study for Subjects With Ichthyosis Vulgaris
A Randomized, Double-blind, Vehicle-controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of 146-9251 Cream Applied Twice-daily for Six Weeks in Subjects With Ichthyosis Vulgaris
  • Phase

    Phase 2
  • Study Type

  • Intervention/Treatment

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  • Study Participants

The objective of this study is to determine and compare the safety and efficacy of topical 146-9251 cream and vehicle cream applied twice daily for 6 weeks in subjects with moderate to severe ichthyosis vulgaris (IV).
Study Started
Apr 25
Primary Completion
Apr 30
Study Completion
Jul 31
Results Posted
Jul 14
Last Update
Aug 10

Drug 146-9251 cream

146-9251 cream contains an active drug and is applied topically.

Drug Vehicle cream

Vehicle cream does not contain an active drug and is applied topically.

146-9251 cream Active Comparator

Topical cream to be applied two times daily to specified treatment areas for 6 weeks.

Vehicle cream Placebo Comparator

Topical cream to be applied two times daily to specified treatment areas for 6 weeks.


Inclusion Criteria:

Subject is a male or female and is at least 12 years old at the time of enrollment.
Subject has provided written informed consent/assent. A subject under 18 years of age must provide written informed assent and be accompanied by the parent or legal guardian at the time of assent/consent signing. The parent or legal guardian must provide informed consent for the subject. If a subject becomes 18 years of age during the study, the subject must provide written informed consent at that time to continue study participation.
Subject and parent/guardian (if applicable) are willing and able to apply the test article(s) as directed, comply with study instructions, and commit to all follow-up visits for the duration of the study.
Subject has a clinical diagnosis of ichthyosis vulgaris involving a minimum of 5% body surface area (BSA). If the subject has IV involving over 40% BSA, the investigator must be able to identify a Treatment Area comprising distinct anatomic units that contains about 40% (excluding the scalp and mucosal areas) as detailed in Section 6.2.
Subject has an Investigator's Global Assessment (IGA) score of at least three (3 = moderate) at the Baseline Visit.
Subject is in good general health and free of any disease state or physical condition that might impair evaluation of IV or which, in the investigator's opinion, exposes the subject to an unacceptable risk by study participation.
Females must be post-menopausal, surgically sterile, or use an effective method of birth control. , Women of childbearing potential (WOCBP) must have with a negative urine pregnancy test (UPT) at the Baseline Visit.

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Subject is pregnant, lactating, or is planning to become pregnant during the study.

2. Subject is currently enrolled in an investigational drug or device study. 3. Subject has used an investigational drug or investigational device treatment within 30 days prior to first application of the test article.

4. Subject has used any topical therapy, including topical corticosteroids or retinoids, in the Treatment Area within 2 weeks prior to the initiation of treatment. Note: a bland emollient may be used in the Treatment Area up to 3 days prior to the initiation of treatment.

5. Subject has used systemic corticosteroids within 4 weeks or retinoids within 24 weeks prior to the initiation of treatment.

6. Subject has stable use of vitamin or herbal supplements for less than 2 weeks prior to the initiation of treatment.

7. Subject has a history of sensitivity to any of the ingredients in the test articles.

8. Subject is known to be noncompliant or is unlikely to comply with the requirements of the study protocol (e.g., due to alcoholism, drug dependency, mental incapacity) in the opinion of the investigator.

9. Subject has a physical condition or other dermatologic disorders (e.g., atopic, seborrheic or contact dermatitis, psoriasis, tinea infections, etc.) which, in the investigator's opinion, might impair evaluation of IV, or which exposes the subject to unacceptable risk by study participation.


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All Events

Event Type Organ System Event Term 146-9251 Cream Vehicle Cream

Treatment Success

Number of participants that show at least a 2 level improvement of overall severity of disease (as measured by IGA score) at 6 weeks. The IGA score is a static evaluation of the overall or "average" degree of severity of a participant's disease, taking into account all of the participant's scaling, erythema, and fissuring in the Treatment Area. IGA was assessed using the following 5-point scale: clear (0), almost clear (1), mild (2), moderate (3), or severe (4).

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Vehicle Cream

Adverse Events (AEs)

AEs will be assessed by the investigator and the number of participants with any local and systemic AEs will be reported.

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Vehicle Cream



Age, Continuous

years (Mean)
Standard Deviation: 18.41

Ethnicity (NIH/OMB)

Investigator's Global Assessment (IGA) Score

Race (NIH/OMB)

Sex: Female, Male

Overall Study

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Drop/Withdrawal Reasons

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