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Clinical Evaluation of 0.1% Olopatadine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution in Pediatric Patients

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01109485
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 23, 2010
Last Update Posted : May 12, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alcon Research

Brief Summary:
The objective of this study is to further evaluate the safety of Olopatadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.1% in Japanese children with allergic conjunctivitis.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Allergic Conjunctivitis Drug: Olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution 0.1% Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 42 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : March 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Pinkeye

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Olopatadine
Olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution 0.1%
Drug: Olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution 0.1%
1-2 drops 4 times per day

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence of adverse events [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  2. Questionnaire about compliance with dosing instructions [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
    (1;always >90% 2;often 75-90% 3;sometimes 50-75% 4;seldom <50%)

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Changes in score of subjective symptoms and objective findings [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
    (0;none 1;mild 2;moderate 3;severe)

  2. Questionnaire about stinging after instillation [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
    (1;none 2;mild 3;moderate 4;severe)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Years to 15 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients whose parents or guardians can issue informed consent
  • Patients aged over 7 and less than 16 at the baseline
  • Patients confirmed to show type I allergy
  • Patients with allergic conjunctivitis
  • Patients having subjective symptoms at the baseline (itching sensation, foreign body sensation, eye pain, etc.)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients having ocular itching sensation and injection caused by disease other than allergic conjunctivitis
  • Patients having retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy or progressive retinal disease
  • Patients with a history of ocular infection, corneal herpes or relapsing corneal erosion of sudden onset or secondary to corneal injury
  • Patients having received continuous treatment with corticosteroid within 3 months
  • Patients having received immunotherapy
  • Patients requiring continuous treatment of corticosteroid, immunosuppressors, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, vasoconstrictors, anti-histamines, anti-allergy agents, herbal preparations indicated for "conjunctivitis" or any ophthalmic solution other than the test product
  • Patients having undergone ocular laser therapy within 3 months
  • Unilaterally blind patients (best corrected visual acuity: below 0.01)
  • Patients with a history of allergy or hypersensitivity to olopatadine hydrochloride
  • Patients necessitating the use of contact lens during the study period
  • Other patients judged by the attending physician as inappropriate for study

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01109485

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Contact Alcon Call Center For Trial Locations
Tokyo, Japan, 1F
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alcon Research
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Study Director: Eriko Chono Alcon Research

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Responsible Party: Alcon Research Identifier: NCT01109485    
Other Study ID Numbers: JPN-P-2010-1
First Posted: April 23, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 12, 2015
Last Verified: September 2011
Keywords provided by Alcon Research:
Allergic conjunctivitis
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Conjunctivitis, Allergic
Conjunctival Diseases
Eye Diseases
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Olopatadine Hydrochloride
Ophthalmic Solutions
Pharmaceutical Solutions
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Anti-Allergic Agents
Histamine H1 Antagonists, Non-Sedating
Histamine H1 Antagonists
Histamine Antagonists
Histamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action