Double-Masked Trial of NOVA22007 (Ciclosporin 0.1%) Versus Vehicle in Patients With Moderate to Severe Dry Eye Syndrome

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First received: December 24, 2008
Last updated: July 15, 2010
Last verified: July 2010
A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled, Double-Masked Trial of NOVA22007 (Ciclosporin 0.1%) Ophthalmic Cationic Emulsion versus Vehicle in Patients with Moderate to Severe Dry Eye Syndrome

Condition Intervention Phase
Moderate to Severe Dry Eye Syndrome
Drug: NOVA22007 (Ciclosporin 0.1%)
Drug: NOVA22007
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled, Double-Masked Trial of NOVA22007 (Ciclosporin 0.1%) Ophthalmic Cationic Emulsion Versus Vehicle in Patients With Moderate to Severe Dry Eye Syndrome

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Corneal fluorescein staining (on modified Oxford scale) [ Time Frame: Approximately 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Patient's global score of all symptoms of ocular discomfort unrelated to study medication instillation, using a visual analog scale (VAS) ranging from 0%-100% [ Time Frame: Approximately 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • • Ocular Symptom Disease Index© (OSDI©) questionnaire • Percentage of complete responder to corneal fluorescein staining (on modified Oxford scale), i.e. with corneal staining score =0 • Patient's score of each symptom of ocular discomfort unrelated to [ Time Frame: Approximately 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 482
Study Start Date: September 2007
Study Completion Date: September 2009
Primary Completion Date: September 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
Ciclosporin 0.1%
Drug: NOVA22007 (Ciclosporin 0.1%)
Ciclosporin 0.1% Ophthalmic Emulsions
Placebo Comparator: 2
Drug: NOVA22007


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males or females 18 years of age or greater.
  • At baseline, moderate to severe dry eye condition persisting despite conventional management.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Presence or history of any systemic or ocular disorder or condition, including ocular surgery, trauma or disease that could possibly interfere with the interpretation of study results.
  • Any relevant ocular anomaly interfering with the ocular surface, including post radiation keratitis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, corneal ulcer history or concomitant corneal ulcer of infectious origin, etc.
  • Any other ocular diseases requiring topical ocular treatment during the study period.
  • Patient who has participated in a clinical trial with a new active substance during the past month before study entry.
  • Participation in another clinical study at the same time as the present study.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00814515

Hôpital des XV-XX
Paris, Île-de-France, France, 75012
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novagali Pharma
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Responsible Party: Mourad AMRANE, MD, Novagali Pharma Identifier: NCT00814515     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NVG06C103 
Study First Received: December 24, 2008
Last Updated: July 15, 2010
Health Authority: France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
Spain: Spanish Agency of Medicines
Italy: Ethics Committee
Czech Republic: State Institute for Drug Control

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dry Eye Syndromes
Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca
Conjunctival Diseases
Corneal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Anti-Infective Agents
Antifungal Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Immunologic Factors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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