Last updated on July 2020

Study of the Efficacy of Early Intervention With Secukinumab 300 mg s.c. Compared to Narrow-band UVB in Patients With New-onset Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Plaque Psoriasis
  • Age: Between 18 - 50 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Able to understand and communicate with the investigator, willing and capable to comply with all study procedures, and provide written signed and dated informed consent (personally or by a witness) before any assessment is performed
  • Aged 18 to 40 years inclusive
  • New-onset plaque psoriasis with appearance of the first psoriasis plaques within the last 12 months before randomization and nave to any systemic treatment and phototherapy (Arms A1, A2 and Arm B1)
  • Chronic plaque psoriasis with appearance of the first psoriasis symptoms 5 years or longer and intolerance or inadequate response to phototherapy or any systemic treatment including biologicals, except for IL-17A inhibitors (Arm C1 and Arm C2)
  • Moderate to severe plaque psoriasis defined at screening and baseline by PASI 10, and body surface area (BSA) 10%, and investigator's global assessment (IGA mod 2011) 3

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Forms of psoriasis other than plaque-type (e.g., pustular, erythrodermic, guttate, light sensitive, and drug induced)
  • Ongoing use of prohibited treatments
  • Previous treatment with phototherapy or any systemic treatment
  • Pregnant or nursing (lactating) women
  • Women of childbearing potential, defined as all women physiologically capable of becoming pregnant, unless they are using effective methods of contraception during the Treatment Epoch or longer if required by locally-approved prescribing information (e.g., 20 weeks in the EU)

Recruitment Status: Open


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