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Extension Study of Long-term Safety and Tolerability of Octreotide Acetate in Patients With Moderately Severe or Severe Non-proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy or Low Risk Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

This study has been terminated.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ) Identifier:
First received: November 2, 2005
Last updated: April 8, 2012
Last verified: April 2012
This multicenter, open-label extension study will evaluate the long-term tolerability and safety for patients completing study CSMS995 0802. During this extension study, all patients will receive open-label treatment of octreotide acetate in microspheres every 4 weeks for 2 years for the treatment of moderately severe to severe NPDR and low risk PDR.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetic Retinopathy
Drug: Octreotide acetate in microspheres
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-label Extension Study to Evaluate the Long-term Safety and Tolerability of Octreotide Acetate in Microspheres in the Therapy of Patients With Moderately Severe or Severe Non-proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (NPDR) or Low Risk Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (PDR)

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Further study details as provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • long-term safety and tolerability

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • monitor long-term efficacy

Estimated Enrollment: 260
Study Start Date: November 2005
Study Completion Date: July 2006
Primary Completion Date: July 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • written informed consent provided prior to participation in the extension study
  • successful completion of study CSMS995 0802
  • willingness to comply with all study requirements

Exclusion Criteria:

  • more than 8 weeks interval since the completion of study CSMS995 0802
  • premature discontinuation from study CSMS995 0802

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00248131

Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT00248131     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CSMS9950802E1
Study First Received: November 2, 2005
Last Updated: April 8, 2012

Keywords provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):
Diabetic retinopathy, octreotide acetate in microspheres

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetic Retinopathy
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Diabetic Angiopathies
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Diabetes Complications
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents processed this record on May 25, 2017