Efficacy and Safety Study for Ecabet Ophthalmic Solution for Treating Dry Eye Syndrome

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: August 30, 2006
Last updated: March 13, 2013
Last verified: March 2013
The purpose of this study is to determine whether ecabet ophthalmic solution is an effective treatment for dry eye syndrome

Condition Intervention Phase
Dry Eye Syndromes
Drug: Ecabet
Drug: Placebo
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety of Ecabet Ophthalmic Solution for the Treatment of Dry Eye Syndrome

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Further study details as provided by Bausch & Lomb Incorporated:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Ocular signs and Symptoms [ Time Frame: 90 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    ocular signs, including corneal and conjunctival staining, tear film breakup time and blink rate, and ocular symptoms, including burning or stinging, itchiness or scratchiness, grittiness or sandiness, foreign body sensation, haziness or blurriness, photophobia, photopsia, and eye discomfort

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Ocular Surface Disease Index (OSDI) [ Time Frame: 90 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 162
Study Start Date: September 2006
Study Completion Date: June 2007
Primary Completion Date: June 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Ecabet
Ophthalmic solution in the Study eye four times daily for 90 days.
Drug: Ecabet
ophthalmic solution 2.83%
Drug: Ecabet
ophthalmic solution 3.70%
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Ophthalmic solution in the Study eye four times daily for 90 days.
Drug: Placebo


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male/female at least 18 years of age
  • Agree to avoid disallowed medications
  • Have a diagnosis of dry eye

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Have chronic systemic inflammation
  • Have active seasonal ocular allergies
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00370747

United States, California
Irvine, California, United States, 92618
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
Study Director: Ralph Bianca, PhD ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00370747     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ISTA-ECBT-CS02 
Study First Received: August 30, 2006
Last Updated: March 13, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dry Eye Syndromes
Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca
Conjunctival Diseases
Corneal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Ophthalmic Solutions
Pharmaceutical Solutions
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Anticarcinogenic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Gastrointestinal Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Protease Inhibitors
Protective Agents
Therapeutic Uses

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