Efficacy of Systane Ultra in Post Menopausal Women With Dry Eye

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alcon Research
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: April 15, 2010
Last updated: January 31, 2012
Last verified: January 2012
To evaluate the efficacy of Systane Ultra in post menopausal women with dry eye.

Condition Intervention Phase
Post Menopausal Dry Eye Subjects
Other: Systane Ultra Lubricant Eye Drops
Other: Sensitive Eyes Eye Drops (Bausch & Lomb)
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

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Further study details as provided by Alcon Research:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Reduction in corneal staining [ Time Frame: 30 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient acceptability / comfort [ Time Frame: 30 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: February 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Systane Ultra
Systane Ultra Lubricant Eye Drops
Other: Systane Ultra Lubricant Eye Drops
1 to 2 drops in each eye 4 times per day for 30 days
Active Comparator: Sensitive Eyes
Sensitive Eyes Eye Drops (Bausch & Lomb)
Other: Sensitive Eyes Eye Drops (Bausch & Lomb)
1 to 2 drops in each eye 4 times per day for 30 days


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Post-menopausal (menses ceased more than 12 months prior to the start of the study).
  2. Diagnosed for dry eye

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. History of Sjögren's Syndrome or evidence of chronic dry eye syndrome. Confirmed autoimmune connective tissue diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia or scleroderma.
  2. Active and severe blepharitis, rosacea and associated ocular sequelae.
  3. Has any significant eyelid abnormality affecting lid function.
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Responsible Party: Alcon Research
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01105910     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SMA-09-21 
Study First Received: April 15, 2010
Last Updated: January 31, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Alcon Research:
Dry Eye, Post Menopausal dry eye

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dry Eye Syndromes
Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca
Conjunctival Diseases
Corneal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases
Ophthalmic Solutions
Autonomic Agents
Cardiovascular Agents
Nasal Decongestants
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Pharmaceutical Solutions
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Respiratory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Vasoconstrictor Agents

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on February 11, 2016