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A Study of the Safety and Efficacy of a New Treatment for Non-Infectious Intermediate or Posterior Uveitis

This study has been completed.
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Allergan Identifier:
First received: June 2, 2006
Last updated: March 11, 2011
Last verified: March 2011
This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of an intravitreal implant of dexamethasone for the treatment of non-infectious intermediate or posterior uveitis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Intermediate Uveitis
Posterior Uveitis
Drug: Dexamethasone
Drug: dexamethasone
Drug: Sham injection
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Allergan:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of Patients With Vitreous Haze (Ocular Inflammation) Score of Zero [ Time Frame: Week 8 ]
    Percentage of patients with Vitreous Haze Score of Zero at Week 8. Score is based on standardized scale of 0 to +4 where 0 equals no inflammation and +4 equals optic nerve head not visible (severe).

Enrollment: 229
Study Start Date: May 2006
Study Completion Date: April 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
Dexamethasone 350 µg
Drug: Dexamethasone
Dexamethasone 350 µg; injection drug delivery system at Day 0
Other Name: Posurdex®
Active Comparator: 2
Dexamethasone 700 µg
Drug: dexamethasone
Dexamethasone 700 µg injection drug delivery system at Day 0
Other Name: Posurdex®
Sham Comparator: 3
Drug: Sham injection
Sham injection at Day 0


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years or older with a diagnosis of chronic intermediate uveitis in at least one eye

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Uncontrolled systemic disease
  • Any active ocular infections
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00333814

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Medical Director Allergan
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Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Therapeutic Area Head, Allergan, Inc. Identifier: NCT00333814     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 206207-014
Study First Received: June 2, 2006
Results First Received: October 12, 2010
Last Updated: March 11, 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Uveitis, Posterior
Uveitis, Intermediate
Pars Planitis
Uveal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Choroid Diseases
Dexamethasone acetate
Dexamethasone 21-phosphate
BB 1101
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on April 24, 2017