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Safety and Tolerability of a Novel Malathion Formulation in Infants and Toddlers With Head Lice

2014-08-27 03:46:09 | BioPortfolio

Summary

In a previous phase II study, the safety and efficacy of a novel formulation of malathion 0.5% was evaluated in patients 2 years of age and older. Based on the results of that study, this formulation is currently in a phase III study for that population.

The current study will use blood markers and clinical evaluations to determine the safety and tolerability of this formulation when used in children 6-24 months of age.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Lice Infestations

Intervention

MALG

Location

Scottsdale
Arizona
United States
85251

Status

Terminated

Source

Taro Pharmaceuticals USA

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:46:09-0400

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