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Comparison of CL Wear Between Two Allergy Drops

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00489398
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Protocol changes)
First Posted : June 21, 2007
Last Update Posted : October 7, 2010
Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC
Information provided by:
Hom, Milton M., OD, FAAO

Brief Summary:
Comparison of two allergy drops for enhancing comfort and performance of contact lens wear

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Allergic Conjunctivitis Drug: epinastine HCL and olopatadine HCL Phase 4

Detailed Description:
Contact lens patients will instill allergy drops and subjective and objective tests will be performed

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 25 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of CL Wear Between Epinastine Hydrochloride and Olopatadine Hydrochloride
Study Start Date : July 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2008

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Contact lens objective and subjective clinical performance testing [ Time Frame: up to 3 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males or females > 18 years old
  • Mild to moderate dry eye symptoms
  • Likely to complete all study visits and able to provide informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current use of topical cyclosporine
  • Known contraindications to any study medication or ingredients
  • Active ocular diseases or uncontrolled systemic disease (blepharitis patients that are actively being treated or disease that is uncontrollable)
  • Ocular surgery within the past 3 months

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Hom, Milton M., OD, FAAO
Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC
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Study Director: Milton M Hom, OD FAAO Private Practice
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Responsible Party: Milton M. Hom, OD, FAAO.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00489398    
Other Study ID Numbers: 5316
First Posted: June 21, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 7, 2010
Last Verified: October 2010
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Conjunctivitis, Allergic
Conjunctival Diseases
Eye Diseases
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Olopatadine Hydrochloride
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Anti-Allergic Agents
Histamine H1 Antagonists, Non-Sedating
Histamine H1 Antagonists
Histamine Antagonists
Histamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action