"Reproxalap could represent an important treatment for many patients that suffer from dry eye disease," commented
Fifty-one subjects with active dry eye disease were randomized equally to receive either topical ocular 0.1% reproxalap, 0.5% reproxalap, or 0.5% lipid formulation reproxalap four times daily. Results pooled from all drug groups indicated statistically significant changes in the Symptom Assessment in Dry Eye (SANDE) score, the ocular discomfort score, the overall 4-symptom score, tear volume (Schirmer test), osmolarity, and corneal staining (Lissamine Green). A modest dose response was observed, and improvement in symptoms was noted by one week of therapy. Improvement in corneal staining and osmolarity correlated with reduction in tear RASP levels. The tolerability of topical ocular 0.1% reproxalap was consistent with standard of care in dry eye disease patients, and there were no observed safety concerns, consistent with previous Phase 1 and Phase 2 clinical trials.
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Dry eye disease is a common and chronic inflammatory disease estimated to affect approximately 20 million people in
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