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Study of the Safety, Tolerability and Pharmacokinetics of 1 Mg/Eye and 3 Mg/Eye Pegaptanib Sodium in Patients With Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

This study has been completed.
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First Posted: September 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 3, 2006
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Eyetech Pharmaceuticals
The objectives of this study are to characterize the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of pegaptanib when given as 1 or 3mg/eye intravitreous injections every 6 weeks for 54 weeks in patients with subfoveal choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to AMD.

Condition Intervention Phase
Age-Related Macular Degeneration Drug: pegaptanib sodium (Macugen) Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Masked, Multi-Center Trial of the Safety, Tolerability and Pharmacokinetics of 1 Mg/Eye and 3 Mg/Eye Intravitreal Injections of Pegaptanib Sodium (Anti-Vegf Pegylated Aptamer) Given Every 6 Weeks for 54 Weeks, in Patients With Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

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Estimated Enrollment: 125
Study Start Date: November 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2006

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Best corrected visual acuity in the study eye between 20/40 and 20/320 and better or equal to 20/800 in the fellow eye.

Subfoveal CNV, secondary to AMD, w/ a total lesion size [including blood, scar/atrophy & neovascularization] of less than or equal to 12 disc areas, of which at least 50% must be active CNV.

Patients of either sex, aged greater than or equal to 50 years.

Exclusion Criteria:

Previous subfoveal thermal laser therapy. Any subfoveal scarring or atrophy & no more than 25% of the total lesion size may be made up of scarring or atrophy.

More than one prior PDT w/ Visudyne is not permitted. Pts may not have rec'd their 1st PDT w/in less than 8 wks or more than 13 wks prior to the BSL angiography/photography for the study.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00215670     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EOP1006
First Submitted: September 14, 2005
First Posted: September 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 3, 2006
Last Verified: May 2006

Keywords provided by Eyetech Pharmaceuticals:
Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Degeneration
Wet Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases