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Study of the Clinical and Biological Efficacity of NAAXIA SINE® in Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis

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: NCT00357019
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 27, 2006
Last Update Posted : July 27, 2006
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Laboratoires Thea

Brief Summary:
To assess the clinical and biological efficacity of preservative free NAAGA eyes drops in vernal keratoconjunctivitis

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Keratoconjunctivitis, Vernal Drug: N-acetyl-aspartyl-glutamate (NAAXIA Sine) Phase 4

Detailed Description:
The objective of this pilot study is to evaluate the clinical and biological efficacy of preservative free NAAGA eyedrops in VKC -by in particular the levels of ECP and MPO in tears- comparatively to the activity of levocabastine eyedrops.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Study of the Clinical and Biological Efficacity of NAAXIA SINE® in Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis
Study Start Date : April 2001
Study Completion Date : October 2002

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. ECP tear concentration

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Tolerance

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Ages Eligible for Study:   4 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with vernal keratoconjunctivitis,
  • mild or moderate : clinical score >3 and <= 14, calculated from 4 major symptoms (itching, tearing, photophobia, foreign body sensation) and 6 major clinical signs (conjunctival erythema, conjunctival chemosis, discharge, papillae, limbal infiltrates and corneal epithelial disease)
  • age >= 4 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no occurrence of ocular trauma or infection (within the 3 months preceding the study),
  • no ocular medical treatment (topical or not) within the 5 days preceding the study,
  • no ocular laser (within the 3 previous months),
  • no ocular surgery (within the previous year),
  • patient who signs the informed consent form (or his/her parents or legal guardian in the case of underage patient).

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00357019

Sponsors and Collaborators
Laboratoires Thea
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Principal Investigator: Andréa LEONARDI, Professor Clinica Oculistica, Padova (Italy)
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00357019    
Other Study ID Numbers: TPO 09/99 NAAXIA SINE Phase IV
First Posted: July 27, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 27, 2006
Last Verified: July 2006
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Conjunctivitis, Allergic
Conjunctival Diseases
Eye Diseases
Corneal Diseases
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Isospaglumic acid
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Histamine H1 Antagonists
Histamine Antagonists
Histamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neuroprotective Agents
Protective Agents
Anti-Allergic Agents