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OTO-104 for the Treatment of Meniere's Disease

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Otonomy, Inc. Identifier:
First received: July 31, 2011
Last updated: August 18, 2015
Last verified: August 2015
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of OTO-104 for the treatment of Meniere's disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
Meniere's Disease Drug: OTO-104 Drug: Placebo Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Multicenter, Phase 2b Study of OTO-104 Given as a Single Intratympanic Injection in Subjects With Unilateral Meniere's Disease

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Further study details as provided by Otonomy, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Reduction in vertigo frequency as measure of efficacy of OTO-104 in subjects with Meniere's disease [ Time Frame: 4 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluation of adverse events, otoscopic exams, audiometry, Word Recognition Score and tympanometry as a measure of safety and tolerability [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
  • Evaluation of tinnitus patient reported questionnaire and daily diary as a measure of impact of tinnitus on activities of daily living [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
  • Evaluation of patient reported questionnaires as a measure of impact on patient daily activities [ Time Frame: 4 months ]

Enrollment: 154
Study Start Date: November 2013
Study Completion Date: April 2015
Primary Completion Date: March 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: OTO-104 Drug: OTO-104
Single intratympanic injection of 12 mg OTO-104
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo
Single intratympanic injection of placebo


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject has a diagnosis of unilateral Meniere's disease by 1995 American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery (AAOHNS) criteria and reports active vertigo for the 2 months prior to the study lead-in period.
  • Subject has experienced active vertigo during the lead-in period.
  • Subject has documented asymmetric sensorineural hearing loss.
  • Subject agrees to maintain their current treatments for Meniere's disease while on-study.
  • Subjects currently on a low-salt diet and/or diuretic at the time of screening agree to continue this treatment throughout the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject is pregnant or lactating.
  • Subject has a history of immunodeficiency disease.
  • Subject has a history of previous endolymphatic sac surgery.
  • Subject has a history of previous use of intratympanic (IT) gentamicin in the affected ear.
  • Subject has a history of tympanostomy tubes with evidence of perforation or lack of closure.
  • Subject has experienced an adverse reaction to IT injection of steroids.
  • Subject has used an investigational drug or device in the 3 months prior to screening.
  • Subject has previously been randomized to a trial of OTO-104.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01412177

United States, California
Many sites in US and Canada. Refer to the contact info listed below.
San Diego, California, United States
United States, Ohio
UC Health Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45219
Sponsors and Collaborators
Otonomy, Inc.
Study Chair: Carl LeBel, PhD Otonomy, Inc.
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Otonomy, Inc. Identifier: NCT01412177     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 104-201102
Study First Received: July 31, 2011
Last Updated: August 18, 2015

Keywords provided by Otonomy, Inc.:
Meniere's Disease
Definitive vertigo
Vertigo episodes
Vertigo frequency
Hearing loss
Aural fullness

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Meniere Disease
Endolymphatic Hydrops
Labyrinth Diseases
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases processed this record on September 18, 2017