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Safety and Efficacy of Anecortave Acetate in Patients With Open-Angle Glaucoma

This study has been completed.
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Alcon Research Identifier:
First received: March 21, 2007
Last updated: November 27, 2012
Last verified: May 2012
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety and intraocular pressure (IOP)-lowering efficacy of anecortave acetate for treatment of elevated IOP in patients with open-angle glaucoma.

Condition Intervention Phase
Open-angle Glaucoma
Drug: Anecortave Acetate Sterile Suspension, 30 mg/mL
Other: Anecortave Acetate Vehicle
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Study of the Safety and IOP-Lowering Efficacy of Anecortave Acetate in Patients With Open-Angle Glaucoma

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Further study details as provided by Alcon Research:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean Intraocular Pressure (IOP) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent Treatment Failures [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Enrollment: 89
Study Start Date: March 2007
Study Completion Date: July 2009
Primary Completion Date: July 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Anecortave Acetate Depot Drug: Anecortave Acetate Sterile Suspension, 30 mg/mL
Administered by anterior juxtascleral depot (AJD) in study eye, either 0.25 mL or 0.5 mL. One injection, 24 months.
Placebo Comparator: Anecortave Acetate Vehicle Other: Anecortave Acetate Vehicle
Administered by anterior juxtascleral depot (AJD) in study eye, 0.5 mL. One injection, 24 months.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of open-angle glaucoma;
  • Other protocol-defined inclusion criteria may apply.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pseudoexfoliation;
  • Pigment dispersion component;
  • Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00451152

United States, Texas
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78257
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alcon Research
Study Director: Theresa Landry, Ph.D. Alcon Research
  More Information

Responsible Party: Alcon Research Identifier: NCT00451152     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C-06-19
Study First Received: March 21, 2007
Last Updated: November 27, 2012

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glaucoma, Open-Angle
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases
Angiogenesis Inhibitors
Angiogenesis Modulating Agents
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Growth Inhibitors
Antineoplastic Agents
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