Study of ME-609 and Acyclovir for Treatment of Herpes Simplex Labialis in Immunocompromised Patients

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Summary

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the episode duration of a herpes labialis recurrence in immunocompromised patients treated with ME-609 or Acyclovir.

Description

The objective of this study was to evaluate the episode duration of a herpes labialis recurrence, following a 5-day treatment with 5-time daily topical administration of ME-609 or acyclovir cream, in immunocompromised adults, 18 years and older.

This interim report summarizes the results for short-term observations, i.e., during the initial study recurrence. A final study report will be prepared when the long-term follow-up is completed.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Herpes Labialis

Intervention

ME-609, Acyclovir in ME-609 vehicle (5% acyclovir)

Status

Completed

Source

Medivir

Results (where available)

View Results

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