Efficacy of 0.05% Cyclosporin Eye Drop in Stevens Johnson Syndrome Patient With Chronic Dry Eye

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pinnita Prabhasawat, Mahidol University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: November 8, 2010
Last updated: December 6, 2011
Last verified: December 2011
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of 0.05% cyclosporin ophthalmic emulsion (Restasis) in patients with Stevens-Johnson syndrome that have dry eyes by subjective symptoms and signs.

Condition Intervention Phase
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Drug: 0.05%cyclosporin eye drop
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy of 0.05% Cyclosporin Eye Drop in Stevens Johnson Syndrome Patient With Chronic Dry Eye

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Further study details as provided by Mahidol University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • dry eyes symptoms : dryness, gritty, photophobia, burning and pain [ Time Frame: 0, 2, 4, 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Schirmer I test [ Time Frame: 0, 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Fluorescein clearance test (FCT) [ Time Frame: 0, 6 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Corneal staining [ Time Frame: 0, 2, 4, 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Staining with fluorescein and rose bengal

  • Fluorescein tear break up time [ Time Frame: 0, 2. 4. 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 31
Study Start Date: February 2007
Study Completion Date: July 2009
Primary Completion Date: July 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 0.05%cyclosporin eye drop Drug: 0.05%cyclosporin eye drop
use twice daily for 6 months
Other Name: cyclosporin A

Detailed Description:
Stevens-Johnson syndrome patients in chronic stage who have dry eys symptoms and signs will be treated with 0.05%cyclosporin ophthalmic emulsion(Restasis)twice a day for 6 months, compare results at 0,2,4,6 months include dry eye symptoms, corneal staining (Fluorescein, Rose Bengal), Schirmer I,FCT and impression cytology

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males or females, of legal age of consent
  • Patient with Stevens-Johnson syndrome in chronic stage or has symptoms more than 3 months and has dry eye symptoms
  • Dry eye symptoms are defined as

    1. has dry eye symptom everyday for more than 3 months
    2. has foreign body sensation frequently
    3. use tear substitutes more than 3 times per day
  • Tear test shaw abnormalities at least 1 of 2 of following:

    1. Schirmer test without anesthesia is not more than 5 millimeters in 5 minutes
    2. Fluorescein clearance test at first 10 minutes is not more than 3 millimeters and has at least 1 of 3 of the following:

2.1.Rose Bengal score is not less than 4 2.2.Fluorescein stain at cornea 2.3.Impression cytology is consistent to dry eye

  • Patent punctum

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 18 years old
  • Patients with Steven Johnson syndrome without dry eye
  • Patients used oral cyclosporine or anticholinergic drug within past 2 months
  • Patients with HIV or immunocompromise status
  • Patients with active ocular infections and patients with a history of herpes keratitis
  • Patients with known or suspected hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in the formula (cyclosporine, glycerin, castor oil, polysorbate 80, carbomer 1342)
  • Female patients are pregnant or nursing
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01488396

Mahidol university
Bangkok, Thailand
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mahidol University
Principal Investigator: Pinnita Prabhasawat, MD Mahidol University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Pinnita Prabhasawat, Associated professor, Mahidol University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01488396     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 336/2549 
Study First Received: November 8, 2010
Last Updated: December 6, 2011
Health Authority: Thailand: Ethical Committee

Keywords provided by Mahidol University:
Stevens-Johnson syndrome
Dry eye

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Drug Eruptions
Drug Hypersensitivity
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Erythema Multiforme
Immune System Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Vesiculobullous
Stomatognathic Diseases
Ophthalmic Solutions
Anti-Infective Agents
Antifungal Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Autonomic Agents
Calcineurin Inhibitors
Dermatologic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Immunologic Factors

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