Last updated on March 2018

Efficacy and Safety of LH-8 in Paediatric Alopecia Areata

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

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

  • Conditions: Alopecia | Alopecia Areata | Pediatric Disorder
  • Age: Between 2 - 18 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Male and female children and adolescents aged 2 to less than 18 years.
  2. Active scalp alopecia areata, involving 25% to 95% of the scalp (as measured by SALT score at screening).
  3. Duration of hair loss between 6 months and 3 years.
  4. Female subjects of childbearing potential (postmenarcheal) must have a negative urine pregnancy test at screening. Females of childbearing potential must either not be sexually active or be using an adequate birth control method throughout the duration of the study.
  5. All subjects taking thyroid medication or hormonal therapy must be on a stable dose for 6 months and maintain such throughout the study.
  6. Subjects must be willing to maintain the same hair style, including hair dye, throughout the study period.
  7. Written informed consent signed by parent(s) or legally authorized representative and assent or consent signed by the subjects, if applicable, according to national regulations prior to any protocol specific procedures.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Hypersensitivity or intolerance to any active IMP substances (onion, citrus, caffeine, theobromine) or excipients (glycerine, betaine or ethanol).
  2. Any cause of hair loss other than alopecia areata.
  3. Active scalp inflammation except alopecia areata.
  4. Nevi, cutaneous or non-cutaneous lesions currently undiagnosed but suspicious for malignancy.
  5. Female adolescents who are pregnant or who are nursing or plan pregnancy during the trial period.
  6. Use of topical medication (listed in protocol Section 10.7.1) within 2 weeks prior to Visit 1.
  7. Use of systemic alopecia areata therapies (e.g. prednisone, cyclosporine, methotrexate), including use of these medications for other indications, and intralesional corticosteroids within 1 month prior to Visit 1.
  8. Administration of hydroxychloroquine or finasteride within two months prior to Visit 1.
  9. Use of phototherapy, laser therapy or excimer laser therapy on the scalp within three months prior to Visit 1.

Recruitment Status: Open

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