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Dosage Study for Vigamox Eye Drops Prior to Intravitreal Injections

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified May 2008 by Illinois Retina Associates.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Alcon Research
Information provided by:
Illinois Retina Associates Identifier:
First received: May 30, 2008
Last updated: June 3, 2008
Last verified: May 2008

Antibiotic eye drops are being used before and after intravitreal injections. Currently there is no study indicating the benefit of there usage or their dosage.

In this study we compare the efficacy of Vigamox eye drops (antibiotic)starting 3 days prior to the injection versus 1 day prior to intravitreal injection.

Condition Intervention Phase
Intravitreal Injection Patients
Drug: Vigamox
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: To Compare the Efficacy of Topical Vigamox Eye Drops at Tid 3 Days Prior to Intravitreal Injection Versus Tid 1 Day Prior to Intravitreal Injection

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Further study details as provided by Illinois Retina Associates:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Timed study [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: July 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Arm 1
Arm 1: receives Vigamox eye drops 3Xday for 3 days prior to intravitreal injection
Drug: Vigamox
eye drops 3 times day either 1 or 3 days prior to intravitreal injection
Active Comparator: Arm 2
Arm 2: receives Vigamox eye drops 3Xday for 1 day prior to intravitreal injection
Drug: Vigamox
eye drops 3 times day either 1 or 3 days prior to intravitreal injection


Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient who need intravitreal injections patients who are willing to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are allergic to Vigamox or who have taken any eye drops within the past 3 weeks
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00690313

Contact: Kourous A Rezaei, MD 708-596-8710
Contact: David J Baczewski 708-915-6808

United States, Illinois
Illinois Retina Associates Not yet recruiting
Harvey, Illinois, United States, 60426
Contact: David J Baczewski    708-915-6808   
Principal Investigator: Kourous A Rezaei, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Illinois Retina Associates
Alcon Research
Principal Investigator: Kourous A Rezaei, MD Illinois Retina Associates SC
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kourous Rezaei MD, Illinois Retina Associates SC Identifier: NCT00690313     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Vig508
Study First Received: May 30, 2008
Last Updated: June 3, 2008

Keywords provided by Illinois Retina Associates:
Vigamox, topical antibiotics, Intravitreal injections, macular degeneration, endophthalmitis

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