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Bromfenac 0.09% vs Ketorolac 0.4% for Cyclosporine Induction Phase

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00520260
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 23, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 19, 2009
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
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Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute

Brief Summary:
To compare bromfenac 0.09% and ketorolac 0.4% when used concomitantly with cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion 0.05% in improving patient comfort during the induction phase of treatment for chronic dry eye disease

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Dry Eye Disease Ocular Comfort Drug: bromfenac Drug: ketorolac Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 42 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Bromfenac 0.09% vs. Ketorolac 0.4% During the Induction Phase of Treatment With Topical Cyclosporine for Chronic Dry Eye Patients
Study Start Date : August 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Eye Diseases

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: 1
Active treatment arm bromfenac 0.09% BID for 6 weeks
Drug: bromfenac
0.09%, BID, 6 weeks

Active Comparator: 2
ketorolac 0.4% BID for 6 weeks
Drug: ketorolac
0.4%, BID, 6 weeks

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Ocular comfort [ Time Frame: six weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must be in general good health
  • Diagnosis of moderate to severe dry eye syndrome

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are unlikely to respond to cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion therapy
  • Patients who are pregnant or nursing females
  • Unwilling to discontinue use of contact lenses during the run-in and duration of the study
  • Presence or history of any systemic or ocular disorder or condition that could possibly interfere with the interpretation of the study results in the study eye
  • Previous treatment failure on CSA 0.05% (Restasis)
  • Known hypersensitivity to any component of the study or procedural medications
  • Participation in any other clinical trial within 30 days prior to screening
  • Known contraindication to any study medication or any of their components.
  • Should not be taking any oral anti-histamines, beta blockers or diuretics.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00520260

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United States, Florida
Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute
Boynton Beach, Florida, United States, 33426
Sponsors and Collaborators
Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
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Principal Investigator: Barry Schechter, MD Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute
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Responsible Party: Barry Schechter, MD, Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute Identifier: NCT00520260    
Other Study ID Numbers: Sch012007
First Posted: August 23, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 19, 2009
Last Verified: February 2009
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca
Dry Eye Syndromes
Eye Diseases
Conjunctival Diseases
Corneal Diseases
Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action