Determination of Optimum Duration of Treatment With Bromfenac (Xibrom) Eyedrops Following Cataract Surgery

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 25, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 15, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bp Consulting, Inc

Brief Summary:
The objective of this study is to determine if an extension of bromfenac BID monotherapy is effective in the decreasing retinal thickening post cataract IOL placement surgery. No studies exist on how long to treat with an NSAID post cataract IOL placement surgery. Currently, NSAID therapy post IOL placement surgery is in conjunction with steroid treatment, lasting approximately 3 weeks. This study is designed to examine if there is benefit to extending NSAID monotherapy in regards to macular thickening and the incidence of CME.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cataracts Drug: Bromfenac Drug: Moxifloxacin hydrochloride Drug: Prednisolone Acetate Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 49 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Determination of Optimum Duration of Treatment With Bromfenac (Xibrom) Eyedrops Following Cataract Surgery
Study Start Date : July 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Cataract

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: 2
Drug: Moxifloxacin hydrochloride
Group 1 and Group 2:Moxifloxacin hydrochloride 1 day prior to surgery-continue for six days after surgery.
Other Name: Moxifloxacin hydrochloride (Vigamox)

Placebo Comparator: 3
Prednisolone Acetate
Drug: Prednisolone Acetate
Group 1 and Group 2:Prednisolone Acetate for 3 weeks in a tapering schedule (week 1: TID; week 2: BID, week 3:QD).
Other Name: Omni-Pred

Active Comparator: 1
Drug: Bromfenac
Group 1: Bromfenac BID for 3 weeks Group 2: Bromfenac BID for 6 weeks
Other Name: Bromfenac (Xibrom)

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. OCT with macular thickening [ Time Frame: 3-6 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence of CME [ Time Frame: 3-6 weeks ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female >18 years of age scheduled to undergo bilateral cataract surgery
  • Patients with systemic diseases will be enrolled only if there are no ocular manifestations of their disease (e.g. diabetics with normal retinal exams)
  • Expected visual outcome of BCVA > [greater than or equal to] 20/30 postoperatively
  • Ability to provide informed consent, take study medications as directed, and likely to complete all study visits

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known contraindication to any study medication or any of their components
  • Required use of ocular medications other than the study medications during the study
  • Significant AMD, epi-retinal membrane, retinal vein occlusion, diabetic macular edema, or any macular disease predisposing them to cystoid macular edema.
  • Posterior capsule rupture, Vitreous loss during surgery or any other complication that in the surgeon's opinion, could reduce potential for targeted visual outcome
  • Anticipated need for mechanical iris dilating devices

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00758199

United States, California
Altos Eye Physicians
Los Altos, California, United States, 94024
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bp Consulting, Inc

Responsible Party: Bp Consulting, Inc Identifier: NCT00758199     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008-0036
First Posted: September 25, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 15, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lens Diseases
Eye Diseases
Prednisolone acetate
Methylprednisolone acetate
Methylprednisolone Hemisuccinate
Prednisolone hemisuccinate
Prednisolone phosphate
Norgestimate, ethinyl estradiol drug combination
Ophthalmic Solutions
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Neuroprotective Agents
Protective Agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents