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A Study Comparing the Safety and Efficacy of 0.5% Ivermectin Cream to Placebo in Lice Infested Subjects

2014-08-27 03:15:55 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine if 0.5% Ivermectin Cream is a safe and effective treatment for head lice infestations.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Head Lice

Intervention

0.5% Ivermectin Cream, Placebo control

Location

Arkansas Pediatric Clinic
Little Rock
Arkansas
United States
72205

Status

Recruiting

Source

Topaz Pharmaceuticals Inc

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:55-0400

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