Efficacy of 0.05% Cyclosporin Eye Drop in Stevens Johnson Syndrome Patient With Chronic Dry Eye

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Brief Title

Efficacy of 0.05% Cyclosporin Eye Drop in Stevens Johnson Syndrome Patient With Chronic Dry Eye

Official Title

Efficacy of 0.05% Cyclosporin Eye Drop in Stevens Johnson Syndrome Patient With Chronic Dry Eye

Brief Summary

      The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of 0.05% cyclosporin ophthalmic
      emulsion (Restasis) in patients with Stevens-Johnson syndrome that have dry eyes by
      subjective symptoms and signs.

Detailed Description

      Stevens-Johnson syndrome patients in chronic stage who have dry eys symptoms and signs will
      be treated with 0.05%cyclosporin ophthalmic emulsion(Restasis)twice a day for 6 months,
      compare results at 0,2,4,6 months include dry eye symptoms, corneal staining (Fluorescein,
      Rose Bengal), Schirmer I,FCT and impression cytology

Study Phase

Phase 4

Study Type


Primary Outcome

dry eyes symptoms : dryness, gritty, photophobia, burning and pain

Secondary Outcome

 Schirmer I test


Stevens-Johnson Syndrome


0.05%cyclosporin eye drop

Study Arms / Comparison Groups

 0.05%cyclosporin eye drop


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Recruitment Information

Recruitment Status


Estimated Enrollment


Start Date

February 2007

Completion Date

July 2009

Primary Completion Date

July 2009

Eligibility Criteria

        Inclusion Criteria:

          -  Males or females, of legal age of consent

          -  Patient with Stevens-Johnson syndrome in chronic stage or has symptoms more than 3
             months and has dry eye symptoms

          -  Dry eye symptoms are defined as

               1. has dry eye symptom everyday for more than 3 months

               2. has foreign body sensation frequently

               3. use tear substitutes more than 3 times per day

          -  Tear test shaw abnormalities at least 1 of 2 of following:

               1. Schirmer test without anesthesia is not more than 5 millimeters in 5 minutes

               2. Fluorescein clearance test at first 10 minutes is not more than 3 millimeters and
                  has at least 1 of 3 of the following:

        2.1.Rose Bengal score is not less than 4 2.2.Fluorescein stain at cornea 2.3.Impression
        cytology is consistent to dry eye

          -  Patent punctum

        Exclusion Criteria:

          -  Age < 18 years old

          -  Patients with Steven Johnson syndrome without dry eye

          -  Patients used oral cyclosporine or anticholinergic drug within past 2 months

          -  Patients with HIV or immunocompromise status

          -  Patients with active ocular infections and patients with a history of herpes keratitis

          -  Patients with known or suspected hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in the
             formula (cyclosporine, glycerin, castor oil, polysorbate 80, carbomer 1342)

          -  Female patients are pregnant or nursing




18 Years - N/A

Accepts Healthy Volunteers



Pinnita Prabhasawat, MD, , 

Location Countries


Location Countries


Administrative Informations



Organization ID


Responsible Party

Principal Investigator

Study Sponsor

Mahidol University

Study Sponsor

Pinnita Prabhasawat, MD, Principal Investigator, Mahidol University

Verification Date

December 2011