ARC1905 (ANTI-C5 APTAMER) Given Either In Combination Therapy With Lucentis® 0.5 mg/Eye In Subjects With Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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The objectives of this study are to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetic profile of multiple doses of ARC1905 intravitreous injection when administered in combination with multiple doses of Lucentis® 0.5 mg/eye, or with one induction dose of Lucentis 0.5 mg/eye in subjects with subfoveal choroidal neovascularization secondary to age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
A Phase 1 Ascending Dose And Parallel Group Trial To Establish The Safety, Tolerability AND Pharmacokinetic Profile Of Multiple Intravitreous Injections Of ARC1905 (ANTI-C5 APTAMER) Given Either In Combination Therapy With Multiple Doses Of Lucentis® 0.5 mg/Eye, Or With One Induction Dose Of Lucentis® 0.5 mg/Eye In Subjects With Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Ages Eligible for Study:
50 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Subfoveal choroidal neovascularization (CNV) due to AMD (i.e., predominately classic, minimally classic or occult no classic) as documented by fluorescein angiogram.
Previous or concomitant therapy with intravitreous corticosteroids.
Any of the following underlying diseases including:
History or evidence of severe cardiac disease (e.g., NYHA Functional Class III or IV), history or clinical evidence of unstable angina, acute coronary syndrome, myocardial infarction or revascularization within last 6 months, ventricular tachyarrythmias requiring ongoing treatment.
History or evidence of clinically significant peripheral vascular disease, such as intermittent claudication or prior amputation.
Clinically significant impaired renal (serum creatinine >2.5 mg/dl or s/p renal transplant or receiving dialysis) or hepatic function. Patients with results outside these ranges may be enrolled in consultation with Ophthotech.
Stroke (within 12 months of trial entry).
Any major surgical procedure within one month of trial entry.
Previous therapeutic radiation in the region of the study eye.
Any treatment with an investigational agent in the past 60 days for any condition.
Women who are pregnant or nursing.
Known serious allergies to the fluorescein dye used in angiography, to the components of the ranibizumab formulation, or to the components of the ARC1905 formulation.