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Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose 0.3% and Sodium Hyaluronate 0.18% for Ocular Surface Disease in Glaucoma

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: NCT01284439
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2011 by Mahidol University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : January 27, 2011
Last Update Posted : January 27, 2011
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Mahidol University

Brief Summary:
To study effect of hydroxypropylmethylcellulose 0.3% and sodium hyaluronate 0.18% in the treatment of ocular surface disease in glaucoma patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Ocular Surface Disease Glaucoma Drug: hydroxypropylmethylcellulose Drug: sodium hyaluronate Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 120 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect of Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose 0.3% and Sodium Hyaluronate 0.18% in the Treatment of Ocular Surface Disease in Glaucoma Patients
Study Start Date : January 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : February 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Glaucoma

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: TearA Drug: hydroxypropylmethylcellulose
TearA: QID to every 2 hous , 1-2 drops per each time , duration 1 month

Experimental: TearB Drug: sodium hyaluronate
QID to every 2 hous, 1-2 drops per each time, duration 1 month

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Ocular surface index score [ Time Frame: 1 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Eye lid inflammation, corneal staining score, tear break up time and tear volume [ Time Frame: 1 month ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • OSDI > or equal 20 and eye lid inflammation , meibomian gland inflammation,conjunctival injection,follicle at tarsus , positive corneal staining , tear break up time less than 8 seconds , tear volume less than 5.5 mm.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age below 18 yo
  • Active infectious corneal disease
  • Post penetrating keratoplasty or glaucoma drainage device
  • Known allergy to medication
  • Lactation , Pregnant

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01284439

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Contact: AssocProf Pinnita Tanthuvanit 02-4198036

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Department of Ophthalmology , Siriraj Hospital Recruiting
Bangkok, Thailand
Principal Investigator: Assoc Prof Pinnita Tanthuvanit         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mahidol University
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Principal Investigator: AssocProf Pinnita Tanthuvanit, MD Mahidol University

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Responsible Party: AssocProf Pinnita Tanthuvanit, Department of Ophthalmology Identifier: NCT01284439    
Other Study ID Numbers: 655/2553(EC4)
First Posted: January 27, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 27, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases
Hyaluronic Acid
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Protective Agents