An Observational Study of RoActemra/Actemra (Tocilizumab) in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified April 2014 by Hoffmann-La Roche
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First received: January 13, 2011
Last updated: April 7, 2014
Last verified: April 2014

This observational, prospective, open-label, multi-center study will evaluate the effectiveness in disease reduction and the safety of RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Data will be collected for 11 months.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Tocilizumab (RoActemra) poST Marketing Observational Study in DMARD-IR Patients to Assess Efficacy and Safety in routiNE Clinical Practice - STONE

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Further study details as provided by Hoffmann-La Roche:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean change in Disease Activity Score 28 (DAS28) [ Time Frame: 11 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of patients with a change in Disease Activity Score 28 (DAS28) [ Time Frame: 5 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) response rates [ Time Frame: 20 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Proportion of patients with disease remission [ Time Frame: 20 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Proportion of patients with low disease activity [ Time Frame: 20 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Incidence of adverse events [ Time Frame: 11 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: May 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis receiving RoActemra/Actemra


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients >/=18 years of age
  • Patients with rheumatoid arthritis eligible for RoActemra

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hypersensitivity to RoActemra
  • Active, severe infections
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01277328

Contact: Reference Study ID Number: ML25332 888-662-6728 (U.S. Only)

Bucuresti, Romania, 020983
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche Identifier: NCT01277328     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML25332
Study First Received: January 13, 2011
Last Updated: April 7, 2014
Health Authority: Romania: National Medicine and Medical Devices Agency (NMMDA)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases processed this record on April 16, 2014