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Evaluation of the Onset and Duration of Action of Bepotastine Besilate Ophthalmic Solution in Acute Allergic Conjunctivitis

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00424398
First received: January 17, 2007
Last updated: February 13, 2013
Last verified: February 2013
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether bepotastine besilate ophthalmic solution is effective in the treatment of acute allergic conjunctivitis

Condition Intervention Phase
Conjunctivitis, Allergic
Drug: Bepreve
Drug: Placebo
Drug: Bepotastine Besilate
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Single-Center, Double-Masked, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Evaluation of the Onset and Duration of Action of Bepotastine Besilate Ophthalmic Solution in Acute Allergic Conjunctivitis

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Further study details as provided by Bausch & Lomb Incorporated:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Ocular Itching [ Time Frame: 15 minutes, 8 hours & 16 hours post-dose from Conjunctival Allergen Challenge (CAC) Model ]
    Ocular Itching score: 0=None; 0.5=Intermittent tickle sensation possibly localized in the corner of the eye; 1.0=Intermittent tickle sensation involving more than the corner of the eye; 1.5=Intermittent all-over tickling sensation; 2.0=Mild continuous itch (can be localized) without desire to rub; 2.5=Moderate, diffuse continuous itch with desire to rub; 3.0=Severe itch with desire to rub; 3.5=Severe itch improved with minimal rubbing; 4.0=Incapacitating itch with irresistible urge to rub

  • Conjunctival Redness [ Time Frame: 15 minutes, 8 hours & 16 hours post-dose from Conjunctival Allergen Challenge (CAC) Model ]
    Conjunctival Redness score: 0=None; 1.0=Mild-Slightly dilated blood vessels; color of vessels typically pink; 2.0=Moderate-More apparent dilation of blood vessels; vessel color more intense (redder); 3.0=Severe-Numerous, obvious dilated blood vessels; absence of chemosis color is deep red, presence of chemosis may be less red or pink; 4.0=Extremely Severe-Large, numerous dilated blood vessels characterized by severe deep red color regardless of chemosis grade


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Ciliary Redness [ Time Frame: 15 Minutes, 8 Hours & 16 Hours post-dose from Conjunctival Allergen Challenge (CAC) Model ]
    Ciliary Redness score: 0=None; 1.0=Mild-Slightly dilated blood vessels; color of vessels typically pink; 2.0=Moderate-More apparent dilation of blood vessels; vessel color more intense (redder); 3.0=Severe-Numerous, obvious dilated blood vessels; absence of chemosis color is deep red, presence of chemosis may be less red or pink; 4.0=Extremely Severe-Large, numerous dilated blood vessels characterized by severe deep red color regardless of chemosis grade

  • Episcleral Redness [ Time Frame: 15 Minutes, 8 Hours & 16 Hours post-dose from Conjunctival Allergen Challenge (CAC) Model ]
    Episcleral Redness score: 0=None; 1.0=Mild-Slightly dilated blood vessels; color of vessels typically pink; 2.0=Moderate-More apparent dilation of blood vessels; vessel color more intense (redder); 3.0=Severe-Numerous, obvious dilated blood vessels; absence of chemosis color is deep red, presence of chemosis may be less red or pink; 4.0=Extremely Severe-Large, numerous dilated blood vessels characterized by severe deep red color regardless of chemosis grade

  • Chemosis [ Time Frame: 15 Minutes, 8 Hours & s6 Hours post-dose from Conjunctival Allergen Challenge (CAC) Model ]
    Chemosis score: 0 = None; 1.0 = Mild-Detectable only by slit lamp beam; definite separation of conjunctiva from sclera; 2.0 = Moderate-Visible in normal room light; more diffuse edema; 3.0 = Severe-Conjunctival billowing at the limbus; very diffuse and noticeable; 4.0 = Extremely Severe-Overall ballooning of conjunctiva

  • Rhinorrhea (Runny Nose) [ Time Frame: 15 Minutes, 8 Hours & 16 Hours post-dose from Conjunctival Allergen Challenge (CAC) Model ]
    Rhinorrhea score: 0 = None; 1.0 = Mild-Sensation of nasal mucus flowing down nasal passage; no discharge present; 2.0 = Moderate-May be associated with post-nasal drip; nasal mucus flow more pronounced; will need to blow nose soon; 3.0 = Moderate/Severe-Nasal mucus discharge requiring occasional wiping with Kleenex; 4.0 = Severe-Uncontrolled nasal discharge; requiring frequent wiping and blowing nose

  • Nasal Pruritus (Itchy Nose) [ Time Frame: 15 Minutes, 8 Hours & 16 Hours post-dose from Conjunctival Allergen Challenge (CAC) Model ]
    Nasal Pruritus score: 0 = None; 1.0 = Mild-An intermittent tickle sensation; 2.0 = Moderate-A mild continuous itch; 3.0 = Moderate/Severe-A severe itch with desire to rub; 4.0 = Severe-Incapacitating itch with an irresistible urge to rub

  • Ear or Palate Pruritus (Itchy Ear or Palate) [ Time Frame: 15 Minutes, 8 Hours & 16 Hours post-dose from Conjunctival Allergen Challenge (CAC) Model ]
    Ear or Palate Pruritus score: 0 = None; 1.0 = Mild-An intermittent tickle sensation; 2.0 = Moderate-A mild continuous itch; 3.0 = Moderate/Severe-A severe itch with desire to rub; 4.0 = Severe-Incapacitating itch with an irresistible urge to rub

  • Nasal Congestion [ Time Frame: 15 Minutes, 8 Hours & 16 Hours post-dose from Conjunctival Allergen challenge (CAC) Model ]
    Nasal Congestion score: 0 = None-Breathes freely; 1.0 = Mild-Breathes with difficulty; 2.0 = Moderate-One nostril partially blocked; 3.0 = Moderate/Severe-Both nostrils partially blocked or one nostril completely blocked and the other nostril partially blocked; 4.0 = Severe-Both nostrils completely blocked

  • Tearing [ Time Frame: 15 Minutes, 8 Hours & 16 Hours post-dose from Conjunctival Allergen Challenge (CAC) Model ]
    Percent of Eyes with Tearing. Scored as absent or present

  • Ocular Mucus Discharge [ Time Frame: 15 Minutes, 8 Hours & 16 Hours post-dose from Conjunctival Allergen Challenge (CAC) Model ]
    Percent of Eyes with Ocular Mucus Discharge. Scored as absent or present

  • Eyelid Swelling [ Time Frame: 15 Minutes, 8 Hours & 16 Hours post-dose from Conjunctival Allergen Challenge (CAC) Model ]
    Eyelid Swelling score: 0 = None; 1.0 = Mild-Detectable swelling of lower and/or upper lid; 2.0 = Moderate-Definite swelling of lower and/or upper lid; 3.0 = Severe-Swelling of lower and/or upper lid to the point that there is a decrease in the space between your upper and lower lids

  • Total Nasal Symptom [ Time Frame: 15 Minutes, 8 Hours & 16 Hours post-dose from Conjunctival Allergen Challenge (CAC) Model ]
    Total Nasal Symptom score (Composite of Rhinorrhea, Nasal Pruritus, Ear or Palate Pruritus, and Nasal Congestion): 0 = None; 1.0 = Mild; 2.0 = Moderate; 3.0 = Moderate/Severe; 4.0 = Severe


Enrollment: 107
Study Start Date: February 2007
Primary Completion Date: July 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Bepreve
Bepotastine Besilate Ophthalmic Solution 1.5%
Drug: Bepreve
sterile ophthalmic solution
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
sterile ophthalmic solution
Drug: Placebo
sterile ophthalmic solution
Experimental: Bepotastine Besilate
sterile ophthalmic solution 1.0%
Drug: Bepotastine Besilate
sterile ophthalmic solution

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • At least 10 years of age & either sex, any race
  • Willing and able to follow all instructions and attend all study visits
  • Positive history of ocular allergies

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Have planned surgery during trial period
  • Female currently pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or lactating
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00424398

Locations
United States, California
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Irvine, California, United States, 92630
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
Investigators
Study Director: Jon Williams, PhD ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00424398     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ISTA-BEPO-CS01
Study First Received: January 17, 2007
Results First Received: October 8, 2009
Last Updated: February 13, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis, Allergic
Conjunctival Diseases
Eye Diseases
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases
Pharmaceutical Solutions
Ophthalmic Solutions

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 28, 2017