for people ages 18 years and up (full criteria)
at Sacramento, California and other locations
study started
estimated completion



The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of baricitinib in adult participants with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis.

Official Title

A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Baricitinib in Adult Patients With Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis


Atopic Dermatitis eczema atopic eczema Dermatitis, Atopic Dermatitis Baricitinib


You can join if…

Open to people ages 18 years and up

  • Have a diagnosis of atopic dermatitis (AD) at least 12 months before screening.
  • Have moderate to severe AD, including all of the following:
  • EASI score ≥16
  • IGA score of ≥3
  • ≥10% of BSA involvement
  • Have had inadequate response or intolerance to existing topical (applied to the skin) medications within 6 months preceding screening.
  • Are willing to discontinue certain treatments for eczema (such as systemic and topical treatments during a washout period).
  • Agree to use emollients daily.

You CAN'T join if...

  • Are currently experiencing or have a history of other concomitant skin conditions (e.g., psoriasis or lupus erythematosus), or a history of erythrodermic, refractory, or unstable skin disease that requires frequent hospitalizations and/or intravenous treatment for skin infections.
  • A history of eczema herpeticum within 12 months, and/or a history of 2 or more episode of eczema herpeticum in the past.
  • Participants who are currently experiencing a skin infection that requires treatment, or is currently being treated, with topical or systemic antibiotics.
  • Have any serious illness that is anticipated to require the use of systemic corticosteroids or otherwise interfere with study participation or require active frequent monitoring (e.g., unstable chronic asthma).
  • Have been treated with the following therapies:
  • monoclonal antibody for less than 5 half-lives before randomization
  • received prior treatment with any oral Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor less than 4 weeks before randomization
  • received any parenteral corticosteroid administered by intramuscular or intravenous injection within 6 weeks of planned randomization or are anticipated to require parenteral injection of corticosteroids during the study
  • have had an intra-articular corticosteroid injection within 6 weeks of planned randomization
  • probenecid at the time of randomization that cannot be discontinued for the duration of the study
  • Have high blood pressure characterized by a repeated systolic blood pressure >160 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) or diastolic blood pressure >100 mm Hg.
  • Have had major surgery within the past eight weeks or are planning major surgery during the study.
  • Have experienced any of the following within 12 weeks of screening: myocardial infarction (MI), unstable ischemic heart disease, stroke, or New York Heart Association Stage III/IV heart failure.
  • Have a history of venous thromboembolic event (VTE), or are considered at high risk for VTE.
  • Have a history or presence of cardiovascular, respiratory, hepatic, chronic liver disease gastrointestinal, endocrine, hematological, neurological, lymphoproliferative disease or neuropsychiatric disorders or any other serious and/or unstable illness.
  • Have a current or recent clinically serious viral, bacterial, fungal, or parasitic infection including herpes zoster, tuberculosis.
  • Have specific laboratory abnormalities.
  • Have received certain treatments that are contraindicated.
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding.


  • University of California Davis-Dermatology
    Sacramento California 95816 United States
  • Care Access Research-Walnut Creek
    Walnut Creek California 94598 United States


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A Study of Baricitinib (LY3009104) in Adult Participants With Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) (BREEZE-AD5) Sign up for this study
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