Clinical Trials


A double-blind randomized controlled trial on the efficacy and safety of metformin as an adjunct to lymecycline and topical adapalene plus benzoyl peroxide gel in the treatment of moderate to severe acne vulgaris

Niña A. Gabaton, MD, DPDS, Arnelfa C. Paliza, MD, FPDS, Eleanor L. Letran, MD, FPDS Abstract & CitationReferences ABSTRACTIntroduction: Acne vulgaris has multifactorial causes. Prolonged systemic antibiotics are often necessary because relapse of lesions occurs upon...

A randomized, double-blind, controlled study on the safety and efficacy of 25% Tinospora rumphii (Makabuhay) cream versus 2% mupirocin cream on superficial pyodermas caused by Staphylococcus aureus (RITM)

Authors:Grace Monica Ibaviosa, MD, DPDS, Johannes Dayrit, MD, FPDS, Ma. Teresita G. Gabriel, MD, FPDS, Gracia B. Teodosio, MD, FPDS, Cara Lynn Chia, MD Abstract & CitationReferences Abstract BACKGROUND: Superficial pyoderma is an infection most commonly caused by...
A randomized, double-blind clinical trial on the efficacy and safety of turmeric 1% cream in the treatment of plaque-type psoriasis in adults

A randomized, double-blind clinical trial on the efficacy and safety of turmeric 1% cream in the treatment of plaque-type psoriasis in adults

Bryan Edgar Guevara MD , Elisa Rae Coo MD , Mary Jo Christine Bunagan MD
 Authors: Bryan Edgar Guevara MD , Elisa Rae Coo MD , Mary Jo Christine Bunagan MD  Abstract & CitationReferences   Abstract Background: Turmeric demonstrated anti-inflammatory properties in laboratory and clinical studies that suggest its usefulness in...
A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Comparative Study on the Efficacy and Safety of 2% Enzymatic Virgin Coconut Oil Monoglyceride Cream versus 5% Benzoyl Peroxide Cream in the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Acne Vulgaris

A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Comparative Study on the Efficacy and Safety of 2% Enzymatic Virgin Coconut Oil Monoglyceride Cream versus 5% Benzoyl Peroxide Cream in the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Acne Vulgaris

Michael Vince D. Busa, MD, DPDS, Janice Natasha C. Ng, MD, DPDS, Maricarr Pamela M. Lacuesta-Gutierrez, MD, FPDS

Acne vulgaris is a common dermatologic disorder caused by follicular colonization of Propionibacterium acnes leading to inflammation. Enzymatic virgin coconut oil monoglyceride has been shown to have anti-inflammatory effects and antimicrobial activity against Propionibacterium acnes.

A randomized, double-blind, comparative study on the safety and efficacy of virgin coconut (Cocos nucifera l.) oil against 1% hydrocortisone lotion as an anti-inflammatory and antipruritic preparation for mosquito reactions

Uy, Veronica S, MD; Gracia B. Teodosio, MD, FPDS; Ma. Teresita G. Gabriel, MD, FPDS; Mary Catherine T. Galang, MD; Mohammad Yoga A. Waskito, MD; Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS  
  Authors: Uy, Veronica S, MD; Gracia B. Teodosio, MD, FPDS; Ma. Teresita G. Gabriel, MD, FPDS; Mary Catherine T. Galang, MD; Mohammad Yoga A. Waskito, MD; Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS   Abstract & CitationReferences   Abstract Background: Virgin...