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Ocular Signs and Symptoms in Glaucoma Patients Switched From Latanoprost 0.005% to Preservative Free Tafluprost Eye Drops

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00596791
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 17, 2008
Last Update Posted : January 12, 2009
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Santen Oy

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to investigate if changes in ocular signs and symptoms occur in patients with ocular hypertension or glaucoma when they switch from latanoprost 0.005% (Xalatan) to preservative free Tafluprost eye drops.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Ocular Hypertension Open-Angle Glaucoma Drug: tafluprost Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 150 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Ocular Signs and Symptoms in Glaucoma Patients Switched From Latanoprost 0.005% to Preservative Free Tafluprost Eye Drops
Study Start Date : January 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Glaucoma

Arm Intervention/treatment
1 arm
Open-lable study with one arm.
Drug: tafluprost
prostaglandine analoque




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from screening in ocular symptoms and signs [ Time Frame: at week 6 and 12 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety and Quality of life parameters. [ Time Frame: From Screening (visit 1) to visits at week 2, 6 and 12. ]


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a diagnosis of ocular hypertension or open angle glaucoma for which the patient has been using latanoprost 0.005% as his/her prior medication. - Evaluable patients must have ocular surface related symptoms and/or signs with their prior medication.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00596791


Locations
Finland
Finn-Medi Research Oy
Tampere, Finland, 33520
Sponsors and Collaborators
Santen Oy
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Hannu Uusitalo, Professor Finn-Medi Research, Finland

Responsible Party: Auli Ropo, Study Director, Santen Oy
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00596791     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Santen-77552
EudraCT number 2007-004872-37
First Posted: January 17, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 12, 2009
Last Verified: January 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glaucoma
Glaucoma, Open-Angle
Ocular Hypertension
Signs and Symptoms
Eye Diseases
Ophthalmic Solutions
Latanoprost
Pharmaceutical Solutions
Antihypertensive Agents