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Intraocular Pressure Reduction With the Bimatoprost/Timolol Fixed Combination

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Larissa University Hospital Identifier:
First received: July 16, 2009
Last updated: November 29, 2010
Last verified: November 2010
The purpose of this study is to examine the ocular hypotensive effect of Bimatoprost and the potential additional effect of the Bimatoprost/Timolol fixed combination in eyes with ocular hypertension, primary open angle glaucoma or exfoliation glaucoma.

Condition Intervention Phase
Glaucoma Ocular Hypertension Drug: Bimatoprost and Bimatoprost/Timolol fixed combination. Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy Of The Bimatoprost/Timolol Fixed Combination In Patients Treated With Bimatoprost for Primary Open Angle Glaucoma, Exfoliation Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension.

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Further study details as provided by Larissa University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean diurnal intraocular pressure [ Time Frame: Five weeks on each medication ]

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: July 2009
Study Completion Date: November 2010
Primary Completion Date: November 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Bimatoprost and Bimatoprost/Timolol fixed combination.
    Following an appropriate wash-out period, participants were given a 5-week long treatment with Bimatoprost 0.03% once daily in the evening followed by a further 5-week long treatment with the Bimatoprost 0.03%/Timolol 0.5% fixed combination administered in the evening.
    Other Names:
    • Lumigan
    • Ganfort

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Primary open angle glaucoma
  • Exfoliation glaucoma
  • Ocular hypertension

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Younger than 18 years old
  • Inability to understand and/or follow study requirements
  • Women of childbearing potential not using reliable birth control, pregnant or lactating women
  • History of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart failure, 2nd or 3rd AV block
  • Anticipated modification of treatment for systemic hypertension during the study period
  • History of ocular herpes, corneal scarring, conventional or laser surgery or macular pathology
  • History of allergy, poor tolerability or poor response to study medication
  • Best corrected visual acuity less than 0.4
  • Significant visual field defect (MD<15.0 dB)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00941096

University Eye Clinic
Larissa, Thessaly, Greece, 41110
Sponsors and Collaborators
Larissa University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Andreas Katsanos, MD, PhD, Larissa University Hospital Identifier: NCT00941096     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 17062009-136
Study First Received: July 16, 2009
Last Updated: November 29, 2010

Keywords provided by Larissa University Hospital:
Ocular Hypertension

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ocular Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Eye Diseases
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
Adrenergic Antagonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
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