One study is conducted by Novatis for the medication Gilenya or the generic Fingolimod for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and the other is by Pfiser for the medication Lyrica or the generic Pregabalin for Epilepsy.
Macular edema occurs when fluid and protein particles buildup on or under the eyes macula (the center portion of the ocular retina) which in turn, causes swelling. This swelling can cause a distortion in a patient’s central vision.
If you take these medications and wish to enroll in our San Antonio study please contact our office. We will be happy to schedule an appointment. Our study coordinator Ray Marino of San Antonio Eye Specialists can be reached at (210) 822-9800, Ext 107.
Prospective randomized 12-week controlled study of visual field change in subjects with partial seizures receiving pregabalin or placebo.
A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled variable treatment duration study evaluating the efficacy and safety of siponimod (BAF312) in patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis
A 12-month, randomized, rater- and dose-blinded study to compare the efficacy and safety of fingolimod 0.25 mg and 0.5 mg administered orally once daily with glatiramer acetate 20 mg administered subcutaneously once daily in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
A randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, parallel-group study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ocrelizumab in comparison to interferon beta-1a (Rebif ) in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis.