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PDE5 Inhibitor Use and Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (NAION)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00867815
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : March 24, 2009
Last Update Posted : January 19, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bayer

Brief Summary:
The primary objective of this study is to determine whether the use of PDE5 inhibitors (vardenafil, sildenafil, or tadalafil) increases the risk for the development of NAION.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Drug: Diagnostic procedures Phase 4

Detailed Description:
Collected data will be compared to historic data of the same participant in case-crossover design.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 284 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Other
Official Title: Prospective Case Crossover Study to Assess Whether PDE5 Inhibitor Exposure in Men With Erectile Dysfunction Increases the Risk for the Development of Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (NAION)
Actual Study Start Date : July 13, 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 28, 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : October 19, 2018


Arm Intervention/treatment
Arm 1 Drug: Diagnostic procedures
The patients will not receive any study drug in this study. The patients will have ophthalmological (eye) examinations, blood work and will complete an interview



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Confirmed diagnosis of Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (NAION). [ Time Frame: Up to 67 days prior to study enrollment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Any additional safety information provided by the subject. [ Time Frame: At baseline and after 12 weeks ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Sudden visual loss in 1 eye within 45 days before entry to the study
  • History of erectile dysfunction at least 1 year prior to study enrollment
  • At least 1 dose of PDE5 inhibitor(s) taken within a year prior to the onset of loss of vision
  • Age 40 years or older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of multiple sclerosis or optic neuritis
  • Evidence of temporal arteritis
  • History of vasculitis or collagen vascular disease
  • Previous history of NAION

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00867815


Contacts
Contact: Bayer Clinical Trials Contact (+)1-888-84 22937 clinical-trials-contact@bayerhealthcare.com

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Bayer
Investigators
Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Bayer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00867815     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 12912
2010-023586-22 ( EudraCT Number )
First Posted: March 24, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 19, 2018
Last Verified: January 2018

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Keywords provided by Bayer:
Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
NAION
PDE5 inhibitors
vardenafil
Levitra
sildenafil
Viagra
Tadalafil
Cialis
acute vision loss
vision loss
blurred vision
optic neuropathy
erectile dysfunction.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological
Ischemia
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Erectile Dysfunction
Optic Nerve Diseases
Optic Neuropathy, Ischemic
Pathologic Processes
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Genital Diseases, Male
Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological
Mental Disorders
Cranial Nerve Diseases
Eye Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Phosphodiesterase 5 Inhibitors
Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action