A Clinical Trial to Explore the Safety and Efficacy of Injections of Macugen When Given Every 6 Weeks in Subjects With AMD


The purpose of this study is to explore the safety and efficacy of Macugen given as maintenance therapy in patients who have had initial success with another AMD treatment. Patients must have 1, but not more than 3 prior treatments for Neovascular AMD.

Full Title of Study: “A Phase IV, Open Label, Multi-Center, Study of Maintenance Intravitreous Injections of Macugen (Pegaptanib Sodium) Given Every 6 Weeks for 48 Weeks in Subjects With Subfoveal Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Initially Treated With a Modality Resulting in Maculopathy Improvement”

Study Type

  • Study Type: Interventional
  • Study Design
    • Allocation: Non-Randomized
    • Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
    • Primary Purpose: Treatment
    • Masking: None (Open Label)


  • Drug: pegaptanib sodium (Macugen)

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • Subfoveal CNV secondary to AMD
  • At least 1 but not more than 3 prior treatments for AMD

Exclusion Criteria

  • Subfoveal scar or subfoveal atrophy
  • Significant media opacities, including cataract, which might interfere with visual acuity

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: 50 Years

Maximum Age: N/A

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: No

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • Eyetech Pharmaceuticals
  • Collaborator
    • Pfizer
  • Overall Contact(s)
    • Macugen Information, 1-866-622-8436

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