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Safety/Efficacy of Antibiotic Steroid Combination in Treatment of Blepharitis and/or Keratitis and/or Conjunctivitis (BRA-07-02)

This study has been completed.
Alcon Research
Information provided by:
Federal University of São Paulo Identifier:
First received: August 11, 2008
Last updated: June 21, 2011
Last verified: August 2008
Safety and efficacy of antibiotic steroid combination compared with individual administration in the treatment of bacterial ocular inflammation and infection (blepharitis and/or keratitis and/or conjunctivitis).

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Moxifloxacin and Dexamethasone combined
Drug: Moxifloxacin
Drug: Dexamethasone
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of the Administration of a Fixed Combination of Moxifloxacin 0.5% and Dexamethasone 0.1% Eye Drops Compared With the Individual Administration of Moxifloxacin 0.5% and Dexamethasone 0.1% in the Treatment of Bacterial Ocular Inflammation and Infection (Blepharitis and/or Keratitis and/or Conjunctivitis)

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Further study details as provided by Federal University of São Paulo:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluation of ocular sign/symptoms (hyperemia on bulbar conjunctiva, palpebral conjunctiva, conjunctival exsudates, palpebral erythema at final visit (Day 8) [ Time Frame: Day 8 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluation of sign and symptoms of blepharitis and/or keratitis and/or bacterial conjunctivitis [ Time Frame: Day 8 ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: August 2008
Study Completion Date: February 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 2
antibiotic /steroid combination compared with individual administration of steroid and antibiotic
Drug: Moxifloxacin
moxifloxacin 0,5% qid and
Other Name: maxidex and vigamox
Drug: Dexamethasone
dexamethasone 0,1% qid
Experimental: 1
combination antibiotic steroid compared with individual administration of steroid and antibiotic - new therapeutic indication
Drug: Moxifloxacin and Dexamethasone combined
moxifloxacin 0,5% qid and dexamethasone 0,1% qid combined
Other Name: vigadexa

Detailed Description:
Antibiotic/steroid combination compared to individuals components 8 days of treatment.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with diagnosis of blepharitis and/or keratitis and/or bacterial conjunctivitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Uncontrolled glaucoma or intraocular hypertension
  • Wear contact lens during the study
  • Patients with sight in a single eye
  • Suspicious of viral, fungic infection
  • Use of any other ophthalmic drugs during the study
  • Use of immunosuppressant therapy
  • Known or suspected allergy or hypersensibility to any component of study medication
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00732446

Federal University of Sao Paulo
sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, 04040002
Sponsors and Collaborators
Federal University of São Paulo
Alcon Research
Principal Investigator: Rubens Belfort, MD Federal University of Sao Paulo
  More Information

Responsible Party: Rubens Belfort Jr. - Full Professor of Ophthalmology, Federal University of Sao Paulo Identifier: NCT00732446     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BRA-07-02
Study First Received: August 11, 2008
Last Updated: June 21, 2011

Keywords provided by Federal University of São Paulo:
ocular inflammation
ocular infection

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Conjunctival Diseases
Eye Diseases
Eyelid Diseases
Corneal Diseases
Dexamethasone acetate
Dexamethasone 21-phosphate
BB 1101
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Antibiotics, Antitubercular
Norgestimate, ethinyl estradiol drug combination
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on May 25, 2017