An Efficacy and Safety Study of Apremilast (CC-10004) in Subjects With Moderate to Severe Genital Psoriasis

Clinical Trial ID: NCT03777436


This Phase 3 multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study is designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of apremilast in subjects with moderate to severe genital psoriasis (modified sPGA-G ≥3, moderate or severe). Approximately 332 subjects with moderate to severe genital psoriasis will be randomized 1:1 to receive either apremilast 30 mg BID or placebo for the first 16 weeks.

The study will consist of four phases: - Screening Phase - up to 35 days - Double-blind Placebo-controlled Phase - Weeks 0 to 16 - Subjects will be randomly assigned to either apremilast 30 mg tablets orally BID or placebo tablets (identical in appearance to apremilast 30 mg tablets) orally BID. - Apremilast Extension Phase - Weeks 16 to 32 - All subjects will be switched to (or continue with) apremilast 30 mg BID. All subjects will maintain this dosing through Week 32. - Observational Follow-up Phase - 4 weeks - Four-week Post-Treatment Observational Follow-up Phase for all subjects who complete the study or discontinue the study early.


Inclusion Criteria: Subjects must satisfy the following criteria to be enrolled in the study: 1. Subject is ≥ 18 years of age at the time of signing the informed consent form (ICF). 2. Subject must have a diagnosis of chronic plaque psoriasis for at least 6 months prior to signing the ICF. 3. Subject must have a diagnosis of moderate or severe psoriasis of the genital area at Screening and Baseline. 4. Subject must have a diagnosis of moderate or severe psoriasis at Screening and Baseline. 5. Subject must have plaque psoriasis (BSA ≥ 1%) in a non-genital area at both Screening and Baseline. 6. Subject must have been inadequately controlled with or intolerant of topical therapy, or topical therapy is inappropriate for the treatment of psoriasis affecting the genital area. 7. Subject must be in good health (except for psoriasis) as judged by the investigator, based on medical history, physical examination, clinical laboratories, and urinalysis. 8. Subject must meet laboratory criteria Exclusion Criteria: The presence of any of the following will exclude a subject from enrollment: 1. Subject has any significant medical condition or laboratory abnormality, that would prevent the subject from participating in the study. 2. Subject has any condition including the presence of laboratory abnormalities, which places the subject at unacceptable risk if he/she were to participate in the study. 3. Subject has positive Hepatitis B surface antigen or anti-hepatitis C antibody at Screening. 4. Subject has active tuberculosis (TB) or a history of incompletely treated TB. 5. Subject has prior history of suicide attempt at any time in the subject's life time prior to signing the informed consent and randomization, or major psychiatric illness requiring hospitalization within the last 3 years prior to signing the informed consent. 6. Subject has current or planned therapies that may have a possible effect on psoriasis of the body and/or genital area during the course of the treatment phase of the trial 7. Subject had prior treatment with apremilast.

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