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A Study Evaluating the Efficacy of SAR 1118 (0.1%, 1.0%, 5.0%) Ophthalmic Solution in Subjects With Dry Eye

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Shire Identifier:
First received: June 20, 2009
Last updated: April 25, 2014
Last verified: April 2014
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of three different concentrations (0.1%, 1.0%, 5.0%) of SAR 1118 Ophthalmic Solution compared to placebo in the treatment of dry eye.

Condition Intervention Phase
Dry Eye
Drug: Lifitegrast
Drug: Placebo
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked and Placebo-Controlled Study Evaluating the Efficacy of Three Different Concentrations (0.1%, 1.0%, 5.0%) of SAR 1118 Ophthalmic Solution in Subjects With Dry Eye Using the Controlled Adverse Environment (CAE) Model

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Further study details as provided by Shire:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Sign: Corneal fluorescein staining before CAE exposure [ Time Frame: Prospective ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Symptoms: Ocular symptoms pre- and post-chamber [ Time Frame: Prospective ]
  • Signs: Ocular Signs pre- & post-chamber; Additional evaluations of dry eye including fluorescein staining, lissamine green staining, conjunctival redness, TFBUT, blink rate, OPI, STT & corneal sensitivity [ Time Frame: Prospective ]
  • Safety across treatment groups [ Time Frame: Prospective ]

Enrollment: 230
Study Start Date: June 2009
Study Completion Date: February 2010
Primary Completion Date: February 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo Ophthalmic Solution
Drug: Placebo
Ophthalmic Solution
Experimental: 0.1% Lifitegrast
Drug: Lifitegrast
Ophthalmic Solution
Other Name: SAR 1118
Experimental: 1.0% Lifitegrast
Drug: Lifitegrast
Ophthalmic Solution
Other Name: SAR 1118
Experimental: 5.0% Lifitegrast
Drug: Lifitegrast
Ophthalmic Solution
Other Name: SAR 1118


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signed Informed Consent Form and HIPAA document
  • Willing and able to comply with all study procedures
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Patient-reported history of dry eye in both eyes
  • Demonstrate a positive response when exposed to the Controlled Adverse Environment model
  • A negative urine pregnancy test if female of childbearing potential and must use adequate birth control throughout the study period

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any ocular condition that, in the opinion of the Investigator, could affect study parameters including, but not limited to, active ocular infection, ocular inflammation, glaucoma, and/or diabetic retinopathy
  • Unwilling to avoid wearing contact lenses for 7 days prior to and for duration of the study period
  • Any blood donation or significant loss of blood within 56 days of Visit 1
  • Any history of immunodeficiency disorder, positive HIV, hepatitis B, C, or evidence of acute active hepatitis A (anti-HAV IgM), or organ or bone marrow transplant.
  • Use of any topical ophthalmic preparations (including tear substitutes) 72 hrs prior to screening assessments and through the entire study period
  • Any significant illness that could interfere with study parameters
  • History of laser‑assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) or similar type of corneal refractive surgery within 12 months prior to Visit 1, and/or any other ocular surgical procedure within 12 months prior to Visit 1; or any scheduled ocular surgical procedure during the study period.
  • Known history of alcohol and/or drug abuse
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00926185

United States, Connecticut
The Eye Care Group
Waterbury, Connecticut, United States, 06708
United States, Maine
Central Maine Eye Care
Lewiston, Maine, United States, 04243
United States, Massachusetts
Ora, Inc. (two locations)
Andover, Massachusetts, United States, 01840
United States, North Carolina
Mundorf Eye Center
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 28204
United States, Tennessee
Total Eye Care, P.A.
Memphis, Tennessee, United States, 38119
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Gail Torkildsen, MD ORA, Inc.
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Shire Identifier: NCT00926185     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1118-KCS-100 
Study First Received: June 20, 2009
Last Updated: April 25, 2014

Keywords provided by Shire:
Dry Eye
ophthalmic delivery

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca
Dry Eye Syndromes
Conjunctival Diseases
Eye Diseases
Corneal Diseases
Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases
Pharmaceutical Solutions
Ophthalmic Solutions processed this record on February 20, 2017