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A Phase 2 Study of Punctal Placement of the Latanoprost Punctal Plug Delivery System (L-PPDS)

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: NCT00821002
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 12, 2009
Last Update Posted : September 19, 2013
QLT Inc.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mati Therapeutics Inc.

Brief Summary:
The study objective is to compare IOP and safety outcomes based on plug placement (upper or lower puncta).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Open-Angle Glaucoma Ocular Hypertension Drug: Latanoprost Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 32 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label, Phase 2 Study of Punctal Placement of the Latanoprost Punctal Plug System (L-PPDS) in Subjects With Ocular Hypertension (OH) or Open-Angle Glaucoma (OAG)
Study Start Date : January 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Glaucoma
Drug Information available for: Latanoprost

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Plug placement Drug: Latanoprost
Comparison of punctal plug placement between upper and lower puncta

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Intraocular pressure change from baseline (mmHg) [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of subjects with adverse events [ Time Frame: 6 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:

  • Over 18 years
  • Diagnosed with bilateral Open-Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Uncontrolled medical conditions
  • Subjects who wear contact lenses
  • Subjects requiring chronic topical artificial tears, lubricants, and /or requiring any other chronic topical medications

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00821002

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United States, California
Menlo Park, California, United States, 94025
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mati Therapeutics Inc.
QLT Inc.
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Study Director: Oscar Cuzanni, MD, MSc QLT Inc.
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Responsible Party: Mati Therapeutics Inc. Identifier: NCT00821002    
Other Study ID Numbers: PPL GLAU 05
First Posted: January 12, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 19, 2013
Last Verified: September 2013
Keywords provided by Mati Therapeutics Inc.:
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Glaucoma, Open-Angle
Ocular Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Eye Diseases
Antihypertensive Agents