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A Pilot Study of the Safety of MC-1101 in Both Normal Volunteers and Patients With Early Dry AMD

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01013376
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 13, 2009
Last Update Posted : November 13, 2009
Information provided by:
MacuCLEAR, Inc.

Brief Summary:
The safety and comfort of repeated administrations of a topically-administered ophthalmic formulation of MC-1101 will be established through investigator assessments and subject reporting over a 3 day period. Safety assessments will be performed on both normal, healthy subjects as well as those with the signs and symptoms of early non-exudative age-related macular degeneration (dry AMD).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Age-Related Macular Degeneration Drug: MC-1101 Drug: Vehicle Phase 1

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 31 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Pilot, Single-Center, Open-Label Study of the Safety of MC-1101 in Both Normal Volunteers and Patients With Early Non-exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Study Start Date : August 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Active
Topical administration of MC-1101
Drug: MC-1101
MC-1101 1.0%

Placebo Comparator: Vehicle
Drug: Vehicle

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Ocular safety [ Time Frame: 3 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Choroidal blood flow assessment [ Time Frame: 3 days ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of dry AMD or;
  • Normal, healthy volunteer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Uncontrolled systemic disease
  • Women who are pregnant, nursing, or planning a pregnancy during the study's duration

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01013376

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United States, Massachusetts
Andover Eye Associates
Andover, Massachusetts, United States, 01810
Sponsors and Collaborators
MacuCLEAR, Inc.
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Principal Investigator: Gail L Torkildsen, M.D. Andover Eye Associates
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Responsible Party: Philip G. Ralston, Jr. / President & CEO, MacuCLEAR, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01013376    
Other Study ID Numbers: MC1101-CBF-01
First Posted: November 13, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 13, 2009
Last Verified: November 2009
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases