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Safety and Efficacy of Floxin Otic Solution in the Treatment of Acute Otitis Media in Children

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: October 29, 2008
Last Update Posted: October 29, 2008
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Information provided by:
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
This was a pilot study to determine the safety and effectiveness of a twice daily, seven-day dosing regimen in acute, pediatric, otitis media in children with tympanostomy tubes. The currently approved regimen is twice daily for 10 days.

Condition Intervention Phase
Otitis Media Drug: ofloxacin otic solution 0.3% Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Pilot, Multicenter, Open Label, Non Comparative Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Floxin Otic Solution in the Treatment of Acute Otitis Media Twice Daily for Seven Days in Children With Tympanostomy Tubes

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Further study details as provided by Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Sponsor determined clinical cure of otitis media [ Time Frame: 7 days ]
  • Sponsor determined microbiological cure of otitis media [ Time Frame: 7 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Investigator determined clinical cure [ Time Frame: 7 days ]
  • Overall per-subject microbiological outcome [ Time Frame: 7 days ]
  • Overall per pathogen microbiological outcome [ Time Frame: 7 days ]
  • sign and symptoms of otitis media [ Time Frame: 7 days ]

Enrollment: 96
Study Start Date: November 2002
Study Completion Date: April 2003
Primary Completion Date: April 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Floxin otic solution twice a day for 7 days
Drug: ofloxacin otic solution 0.3%
ofloxacin otic solution 0.3% instilled twice a day for seven days


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Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Months to 12 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female
  • 6 months of age to <12 years of age
  • weight = or >4.5 kg
  • Patent tympanostomy tube(s) in the affected ear(s)
  • Purulent or mucopurulent otorrhea of recent onset of presumed bacterial origin

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non-bacterial otic infection
  • Known or suspected hypersensitivity to ofloxacin
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • HIV infection
  • Neutropenia
  • Receiving immunosuppressive therapy
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Responsible Party: Director Regulatory Affairs, Daiichi Sankyo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00781521     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 8280A-PRT021
First Submitted: October 28, 2008
First Posted: October 29, 2008
Last Update Posted: October 29, 2008
Last Verified: October 2008

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Otitis Media
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
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Anti-Bacterial Agents
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Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Cytochrome P-450 CYP1A2 Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inhibitors