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Comparison of Pain Sensation During Single Use of Two Topical Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified March 2009 by Santa Casa de Misericordia de Santos.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Santa Casa de Misericordia de Santos Identifier:
First received: March 23, 2009
Last updated: March 25, 2009
Last verified: March 2009
Different case reports are showing that depending on the drug used for eye drops, it might provoke a painful sensation. Actually two leading NSAIDs are used in ophthalmology. This study is intended to provide information about this parameter concerning these two drugs.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Nevanac
Drug: Acular LS
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase 4 Study of Topical NSAID for Ophthalmologic Use: Pain Measurement After First Drop.

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Further study details as provided by Santa Casa de Misericordia de Santos:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain after instilation [ Time Frame: 5 min ]

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: March 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Nevanac Drug: Nevanac
1 drop of NEVANAC at random eye
Active Comparator: Acular LS Drug: Acular LS
One drop of Acular LS


Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient over 21 years old
  • No ocular surface pathology
  • Eligible for cataract surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any other eye pathology other than cataract
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00869219

Contact: Gustavo T Grottone, MD, MBA, MSc 551381515130

Santa Casa de Misericordia de Santos Recruiting
Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 11055360
Contact: Gustavo T Grottone, MD, MBA, MSc    551381515130   
Principal Investigator: Gustavo T Grottone, MD, MBA         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Santa Casa de Misericordia de Santos
Principal Investigator: Gustavo T Grottone, MD, MBA,MSc SCMS
Study Chair: João C Grottone, MD, MBA SCMS
  More Information

Responsible Party: Gustavo Teixeira Grottone, Santa Casa de Misericordia de Santos Identifier: NCT00869219     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SCMisericordiaSantos
Study First Received: March 23, 2009
Last Updated: March 25, 2009

Keywords provided by Santa Casa de Misericordia de Santos:
Pain after eyedrops

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Ketorolac Tromethamine
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on May 25, 2017