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Titles & IDs
Public title
The Purpose of This Study is to Determine Whether Topical Application of PEP005 is Safe for the Treatment of Common Wart(s)
Scientific title
A Phase I, Single-Centre, Open-Label, Fixed-Dose Study of the Safety and Efficacy of up- to Three-Days Application of 0.05% PEP005 Topical Gel in the Treatment of Patients With Common Wart(s) (Verruca[e] Vulgaris) on the Dorsal Hand
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Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Warts 0 0
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Other infectious diseases
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Studies of infection and infectious agents
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Other skin conditions

Study type
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Treatment: Drugs - PEP005

Active Comparator: 1 - Three day application of 0.05% PEP005 Topical Gel to one or two common warts located on the hand.

Treatment: Drugs: PEP005

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Treatment: Drugs
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Resolution of Common Wart(s)
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Key inclusion criteria
- Male and female patients at least 18 years of age.

- A clinically diagnosed, single common cutaneous viral wart (verruca vulgaris) on the
dorsal hand.

- Written informed consent has been obtained.

- Agreement from the patient to allow photographs of the common wart(s) treatment area
to be taken and used as part of the study package.
Minimum age
18 Years
Maximum age
No limit
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
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Study design
Purpose of the study
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Masking / blinding
Open (masking not used)
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Intervention assignment
Single group
Other design features
Phase 1
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Recruitment status
Data analysis
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Recruitment in Australia
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South East Dermatology, 1202 Creek Rd - Carina Heights, Brisbane
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4152 - Carina Heights, Brisbane

Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Commercial sector/Industry

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Brief summary
Verruca vulgaris, otherwise known as the common wart, is caused by the human papillomavirus
(HPV). Common warts are generally located on the hands and feet, but can also occur elsewhere
(e.g., any areas of frequent contact). Common warts have a characteristic cauliflower-like
surface, are typically slightly raised above the surrounding skin and are generally diagnosed
by visual inspection.The treatment of warts poses a therapeutic challenge for physicians. No
single therapy has been proven effective at achieving complete remission in every
patient.This study will aim to evaluate an up-to a three-day course of therapy with 0.05%
PEP005 Topical Gel.
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Principal investigator
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Angela Smith
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Peplin Operations Pty Ltd
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Summary results
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