This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition diabetic foot ulcer
Treatments esmolol hydrochloride, placebo gel
Phase phase 1/phase 2
Sponsor Novalead Pharma Private Limited
Start date February 2014
End date September 2015
Trial size 50 participants
Trial identifier NCT01113515, Novalead-Galnobax-0210


The purpose of this study is to determine safety and efficacy of a new gel formulation of Esmolol hydrochloride (Galnobax®) for the treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU). The study will compare number and types of adverse events occured, rates of wound closure and percentage of wounds closed in Galnobax treated groups versus placebo group.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification safety/efficacy study
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking double blind (subject, caregiver, investigator)
Primary purpose treatment
(Placebo Comparator)
Placebo gel
placebo gel Placebo control
Esmolol Hydrochloride (Galnobax) 20% gel once daily
esmolol hydrochloride Galnobax-QD
Esmolol Hydrochloride (Galnobax) 20% gel twice daily
esmolol hydrochloride Galnobax-20%
Esmolol Hydrochloride (Galnobax) 14% gel twice daily
esmolol hydrochloride Galnobax-14%

Primary Outcomes

Safety outcome
time frame: Till end of follow up period (Week 25)

Secondary Outcomes

Efficacy outcome
time frame: Till end of treatment (Week 12)

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 95 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Subjects aged 18 to 95 years, inclusive, with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes undergoing therapy for glycemic control - Subjects having below knee ulcer of at least 4 week and maximum of 52 weeks duration which is a full thickness ulcer without exposure of bone, muscle, ligaments, or tendons - Ulcer should be clinically non-infected - Ulcer area (length x width) measurement between 1.5 cm2 and 10 cm2, inclusive and post debridement ulcer area less than or equal to 12 cm2. - Full-thickness ulcer of Grade 1 or Grade 2 as per Wagner's classification system - Recently debrided ulcer (2 weeks prior to screening) and post debridement ulcer free of necrotic debris, foreign bodies, sinus tracts, tunneling, and undermining, comprised of healthy vascularized tissue as determined by the Investigator - Inability to perceive 10 grams pressure using Semmes-Weinstein 5.07 monofilament in the peri-ulcer area - Ankle Brachial index between 0.7 and 1.2 Exclusion Criteria: - Actively infected ulcers with or without purulent discharge, ulcers with exposed bone or associated with osteomyelitis. - Subjects having cellulitis, ischemic or gangrenous ulcers in the opinion of the Investigator - Glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1C) >12% - Diagnosed and/ currently unstable hypotension, heart block, cardiac failure, and other cardiac complications - Subject diagnosed with cancer undergoing chemotherapy - Revascularization surgery 4 weeks prior to signing the ICF - Renal failure as defined by serum creatinine >3.0 mg/dL or renal insufficiency requiring frequent dialysis - Poor nutritional status as measured by serum albumin <3.0 g/dL - Active Charcot or other structural deformity that would prevent adequate off-loading of the study foot

Additional Information

Official title An Interventional, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized, Double-blinded Dose Comparison, Phase I/II Study to Determine the Safety and Efficacy of a New Gel Formulation of Esmolol Hydrochloride (Galnobax®) for the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU)
Principal investigator Vickie R Driver, DPM FACFAS
Description This is an interventional, placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blinded, dose comparison, phase I/II study of Galnobax® in subjects with diabetic foot ulcers. Additionally the effect of dosage and frequency of application will also be studied . The total trial duration per subject is 25 weeks which comprises of 1 week for screening, 12 weeks of treatment and 12 weeks of follow-up.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in April 2015.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Novalead Pharma Private Limited.