Travatan Versus Timoptic in Treating Open-angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension

This study has been completed.
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First received: September 26, 2008
Last updated: February 23, 2010
Last verified: February 2010
Results First Received: April 28, 2009  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Glaucoma
Interventions: Drug: Travoprost 0.004% Ophthalmic Solution (Travatan)
Drug: Timolol 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution (Timoptic)

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Recruitment Details
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111 patients were enrolled in this study at 4 hospitals

Pre-Assignment Details
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Eligibility patients were washed out for up to 4 weeks before randomization

Reporting Groups
Travoprost 0.004% Travoprost at 9 AM + Placebo & 9 PM
Timolol 0.5% Timolol in each eye, twice daily at 9 AM & 9 PM

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Travoprost 0.004%     Timolol 0.5%  
STARTED     54     57  
COMPLETED     49     44  
NOT COMPLETED     5     13  

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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
Travoprost 0.004% Travoprost at 9 AM + Placebo & 9 PM
Timolol 0.5% Timolol in each eye, twice daily at 9 AM & 9 PM
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Travoprost 0.004%     Timolol 0.5%     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  54     57     111  
[units: participants]
<=18 years     2     1     3  
Between 18 and 65 years     33     31     64  
>=65 years     19     25     44  
[units: participants]
Female     22     26     48  
Male     32     31     63  

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1.  Primary:   Mean Intraocular Pressure (IOP) at 9 AM   [ Time Frame: At Week 12 - At the 9 AM time point for the patient's worse eye. ]

2.  Primary:   Week 12 - Mean IOP At 4 PM   [ Time Frame: At the 4 PM time point for the patient's worse eye. ]

3.  Secondary:   Mean IOP Change From Baseline at 9 AM   [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 12 - at 9 AM ]

4.  Secondary:   Mean IOP Change at 4 PM   [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 12 - at 4 PM ]

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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Alcon Clinical
Organization: Alcon Research, Ltd.
phone: 888.451.3937; 817.568.6725

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Responsible Party: Benny Li, Ph.D., Alcon Research Ltd Identifier: NCT00763061     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MS-06-02
Study First Received: September 26, 2008
Results First Received: April 28, 2009
Last Updated: February 23, 2010
Health Authority: Hong Kong: Department of Health