Drug tested for use in geographic atrophy

May 2006
Ophthalmology Times;5/1/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p5
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The article reports on the phase II clinical trial by the National Eye Institute (NEI) of the topical eye drop OT-551 from Othera Pharmaceuticals Inc., in patients with geographic atrophy (GA). The potential of the drug in slowing the enlargement of the atrophic area in the macula will be investigated by the NEI. The percent change in area of GA in each eye is the primary efficacy measure. Secondary measures of the phase II study are discussed.


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