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Study of Difluprednate in the Treatment of Inflammation Following Ocular Surgery (ST-601-004)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Sirion Therapeutics, Inc. Identifier:
First received: February 4, 2008
Last updated: June 29, 2011
Last verified: June 2011
The purpose of this phase III study is to determine the safety and efficacy of difluprednate in the treatment of inflammation following ocular surgery.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Difluprednate
Other: Placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Sirion Therapeutics, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The proportion of subjects with an anterior chamber cell grade of "0" and a flare grade of "0" on Day 14, compared between difluprednate and placebo groups. [ Time Frame: Day 14 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The proportion of subjects with an anterior chamber cell grade of "0" and a flare grade of "0" on Day 7, compared between difluprednate and placebo groups. [ Time Frame: Day 7 ]

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: March 2008
Primary Completion Date: March 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: 2
Other: Placebo
Experimental: 1
Drug: Difluprednate


Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Scheduled for unilateral ocular surgery.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Systemic administration of any corticosteroid or immunosuppressive drug in the 2 weeks prior to study enrollment.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00616993

United States, Florida
Eye Associates of Fort Myers
Fort Myers, Florida, United States, 33901
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sirion Therapeutics, Inc.
Study Chair: Roger Vogel, MD Sirion Therapeutics
  More Information

Responsible Party: Sirion Therapeutics Identifier: NCT00616993     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ST-601-004
Study First Received: February 4, 2008
Last Updated: June 29, 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pathologic Processes
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents processed this record on May 25, 2017