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A Pharmacokinetics (PK) Study in Lice Infested Children 6 Months to 3 Years of Age

2014-07-23 21:12:36 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine the bioavailability of 0.5% ivermectin cream in a pediatric population aged 6 months to 3 years.

Study Design

Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Bio-availability Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Head Lice

Intervention

0.5% Ivermectin Cream

Location

Children's Investigational Research Program
Bentonville
Arkansas
United States
72712

Status

Completed

Source

Topaz Pharmaceuticals Inc

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:12:36-0400

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