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Moxifloxacin vs. Polytrim for Conjunctivitis

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00581542
First Posted: December 27, 2007
Last Update Posted: January 18, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Frank Gigliotti, University of Rochester
  Purpose
The purpose of the study is to compare the effect of Polytrim Ophthalmic Solution and Moxifloxacin Ophthalmic Solution in treating your child's pink eye. Both these medications are approved by the Food and Drug Administration, for treatment of conjunctivitis. This study will investigate if both of the medications are equally good.

Condition Intervention Phase
Conjunctivitis Drug: moxifloxacin Drug: polytrim Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Single Blinded Clinical Trial Comparing Polytrim Ophthalmic Solution and Moxifloxacin Ophthalmic Solution for Treatment of Conjunctivitis.

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Further study details as provided by Frank Gigliotti, University of Rochester:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants With Normal Physical Examination of the Eye [ Time Frame: 10 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants With a Negative Bacterial Culture [ Time Frame: 10 days ]
    Conjunctival swab specimens were inoculated onto tryptic soy agar with 5% sheep blood and GC II agar supplemented with hemoglobin and isovialex with incubation at 35 degrees C in ambient air supplemented with 5% carbon dioxide for 48 hours. S pneumoniae, H influenzai and M Catarrhalis were identified.


Enrollment: 124
Study Start Date: March 2007
Study Completion Date: March 2012
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Moxifloxacin Opthalmic solution Drug: polytrim
1-2 drops four times a day for 8-10 days.
Active Comparator: Polymyxin B-trimethoprim opthalmic solution Drug: moxifloxacin
1-2 drops three times a day for 8-10 days.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 1 - 18 years of age with presumed bacterial conjunctivitis.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous antibiotics or to receive systemic antibiotic.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00581542


Locations
United States, New York
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York, United States, 14642
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Rochester
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Francis Gigliotti, MD University of Rochester
  More Information

Responsible Party: Frank Gigliotti, Professor, University of Rochester
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00581542     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RSRB #17454
First Submitted: December 18, 2007
First Posted: December 27, 2007
Results First Submitted: April 15, 2015
Results First Posted: January 18, 2016
Last Update Posted: January 18, 2016
Last Verified: December 2015

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Conjunctivitis
Conjunctival Diseases
Eye Diseases
Pharmaceutical Solutions
Ophthalmic Solutions
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