Safety and Efficacy of Natalizumab in Combination With Avonex in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00030966|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 18, 2002
Last Update Posted : June 18, 2009
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Multiple Sclerosis, Relapsing-Remitting||Drug: Natalizumab Drug: Placebo||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||1200 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Multicenter Study to Determine the Safety and Efficacy of Natalizumab, When Added to Avonex® (Interferon Beta-1a), in Subjects With Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis|
|Study Start Date :||January 2002|
|Primary Completion Date :||April 2005|
|Study Completion Date :||December 2005|
Experimental: Group 1
Adding natalizumab monthly infusion to Avonex weekly injection for up to 116 weeks.
Natalizumab, 300 mg, monthly IV infusion for up to 116 weeks.
Other Name: Tysabri
Placebo Comparator: Group 2
Adding placebo monthly infusion to Avonex weekly injection for up to 116 weeks.
Placebo monthly infusion for up to 116 weeks.
- Primary objectives of this study are to determine if natalizumab is effective in reducing the rate of clinical relapse at 1 year and in slowing the progression of disability at 2 years as measured by EDSS. [ Time Frame: 1 year and 2 years ]
- If this combination reduces MRI lesions and the overall rate of clinical relapses [ Time Frame: 1 year and 2 years ]
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|Study Director:||Michael Panzara, MD, MPH||Biogen|
|Principal Investigator:||Richard A Rudick, MD||The Cleveland Clinic|