What is it about?

China Singapore study, multi site study, pharmaceutical industry, Randomised two arm masked clinical trial, diquafosol eyedrops, Santen

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Why is it important?

This is the biggest RCT for diquafosol in dry eye.


Diquafosol is the only other prescription eyedrop in dry eye, apart from corticosteroids and cyclosporine. If we exclude macrolides and doxycycline.

Prof Louis Tong
National University of Singapore

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This page is a summary of: A randomised, parallel-group comparison study of diquafosol ophthalmic solution in patients with dry eye in China and Singapore, British Journal of Ophthalmology, January 2015, BMJ,
DOI: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2014-306084.
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