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An Evaluation of the Efficacy and Safety of AL-46383A Ophthalmic Solution for the Treatment of Adenoviral Conjunctivitis

This study has been terminated.
(Internal business decision)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alcon Research Identifier:
First received: May 8, 2009
Last updated: May 7, 2014
Last verified: May 2014
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of AL-46383A Ophthalmic Solution for the treatment of adenoviral conjunctivitis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Adenoviral Conjunctivitis Drug: AL-46383A Ophthalmic Solution Drug: AL-46383A Ophthalmic Solution Vehicle Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Alcon Research:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Sustained microbiological success at Day 5 or Day 7 [ Time Frame: Up to Day 18 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to sustained microbiological success [ Time Frame: Up to Day 18 ]

Enrollment: 452
Study Start Date: June 2009
Study Completion Date: July 2010
Primary Completion Date: July 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: AL-46383A
AL-46383A Ophthalmic Solution, 1 drop in each eye, 8 times a day for 10 days
Drug: AL-46383A Ophthalmic Solution
Placebo Comparator: Vehicle
AL-46383A Ophthalmic Solution Vehicle, 1 drop in each eye, 8 times a day, for 10 days
Drug: AL-46383A Ophthalmic Solution Vehicle


Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • At least one eye must have EITHER a positive adenovirus test (using the Adeno Detector™ for Adenoviral Conjunctivitis, Rapid Pathogen Screening, Inc.) OR a positive clinical diagnosis assessed by the Adenoviral Clinical Diagnostic Checklist.
  • Onset and development of ocular symptoms and/or signs of conjunctivitis ≤ 7 days prior to enrollment (Day 1) in either eye.
  • Able to understand and sign an informed consent form that has been approved by an Institutional Review Board/ Independent Ethics Committee (IRB/IEC).
  • Must agree to comply with the visit schedule and other requirements of the study.
  • Females who are not pregnant and are not lactating. All females of childbearing potential (those who are not pre-menarcheal, not postmenopausal or surgically sterile) may participate only if they have a negative urine pregnancy test prior to randomization, and if they agree to use adequate birth control methods to prevent pregnancy throughout the study.
  • Other protocol-defined inclusion criteria may apply.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Sub-epithelial infiltrates at the Day 1 visit in either eye.
  • Corneal opacity or any corneal abnormality at the Day 1 visit in either eye.
  • Contact lens wear during the course of the study. Participants requiring correction must have spectacles with appropriate correction.
  • Only one sighted eye or vision in either eye not correctable to 0.6 or better logMAR (using ETDRS chart) at the Day 1 visit.
  • Abnormal findings in the posterior pole of the retina or any media opacity found in a dilated fundus examination at the Day 1 (Screening/ Baseline) visit.
  • Suspected fungal, herpes, Chlamydia or Acanthamoeba infection, based on clinical observation.
  • History of active uveitis or iritis in either eye.
  • History of corneal transplant in either eye.
  • Presence of nasolacrimal duct obstruction at Day 1.
  • Use of specified prohibited medications.
  • Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00901693

Sponsors and Collaborators
Alcon Research
Study Director: Sally Scheib Alcon Research
  More Information

Responsible Party: Alcon Research Identifier: NCT00901693     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C-07-53
Study First Received: May 8, 2009
Last Updated: May 7, 2014

Keywords provided by Alcon Research:
pink eye
eye infection

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Conjunctivitis, Inclusion
Conjunctival Diseases
Eye Diseases
Conjunctivitis, Bacterial
Eye Infections, Bacterial
Bacterial Infections
Chlamydia Infections
Chlamydiaceae Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Eye Infections
Pharmaceutical Solutions
Ophthalmic Solutions processed this record on August 21, 2017