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Nepafenac Opthalmic Suspension 0.1% Compared to Acular LS for Treatment of Inflammation After Cataract Surgery

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: NCT00333255
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 2, 2006
Last Update Posted : July 8, 2009
Information provided by:
Alcon Research

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of Nepafenac Ophthalmic Suspension, 0.1% eye drops to Acular LS eye drops, used before and after cataract surgery, for treating inflammation in the eye.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cataract Drug: Nepafenac Ophthalmic Suspension, 0.1% Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 267 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Preoperative and Postoperative Nevanac 0.1% Compared to Acular LS for the Treatment of Ocular Inflammation Associated With Cataract Surgery
Study Start Date : September 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2006

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Cataract
Drug Information available for: Nepafenac

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of patients who are a clinical success at Day 14 postoperative visit (where a "clinical success" is defined as aqueous cells < grade 1 and aqueous flare = grade 0 at the current visit and all subsequent visits).

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of patients who are clinically cured, clinical successes, treatment failure, clinically significant inflammation

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Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • planned cataract extraction with posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Under 10

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00333255

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United States, Texas
Lehmann Eye Center
Nacogdoches, Texas, United States, 76134
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alcon Research
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Study Director: Andrew Maxwell Study Director
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00333255    
Other Study ID Numbers: C-04-41
First Posted: June 2, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 8, 2009
Last Verified: July 2009
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pathologic Processes
Lens Diseases
Eye 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