Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Eye Institute (NEI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00345176
First received: June 14, 2006
Last updated: November 1, 2013
Last verified: November 2013
Results First Received: November 1, 2013  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: Age-related Macular Degeneration
Cataract
Interventions: Dietary Supplement: Lutein/zeaxanthin
Dietary Supplement: DHA/EPA
Drug: Lutein/zeaxanthin and DHA/EPA

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  Baseline Characteristics
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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Placebo/Control Considered control because all participants received the AREDS formulation
Lutein/Zeaxanthin lutein (10mg)/zeaxanthin (2 mg)
DHA/EPA DHA (350 mg)/EPA (650 mg)
Lutein/Zeaxanthin + DHA/EPA lutein (10 mg)/zeaxanthin (2 mg) + DHA (350 mg)/EPA (650 mg)
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Placebo/Control     Lutein/Zeaxanthin     DHA/EPA     Lutein/Zeaxanthin + DHA/EPA     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  1012     1044     1068     1079     4203  
Age  
[units: Participants]
Median ( Inter-Quartile Range )
  74  
  ( 68 to 79 )  
  74  
  ( 68 to 79 )  
  74  
  ( 68 to 79 )  
  75  
  ( 68 to 79 )  
  74  
  ( 68 to 79 )  
Gender  
[units: participants]
         
Female     548     596     603     641     2388  
Male     464     448     465     438     1815  



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Development of Advanced AMD in People at Moderate to High Risk for Progression.   [ Time Frame: 5 years of follow-up ]

2.  Secondary:   Progression to Moderate Vision Loss   [ Time Frame: 5 years of follow-up ]

3.  Secondary:   Adverse Events   [ Time Frame: 5 years of follow-up ]

4.  Secondary:   Progression to Cataract Surgery   [ Time Frame: 5 years of follow-up ]


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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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