SB-681323 In Subjects With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 3, 2006
Last Update Posted : November 4, 2013
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this research is to find out how effective and safe SB-681323 will be in the treatment of RA when it is added to standard anti-rheumatic treatments.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Arthritis, Rheumatoid Drug: SB-681323 Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 78 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomised, Parallel Group, Placebo-controlled, Double Blind Study to Assess the Safety and Tolerability of SB-681323 at 7.5mg Daily Dose for 28 Days and Its Effect on the Levels of Serum C-reactive Protein (CRP) in Subjects With Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Study Start Date : November 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2006

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Serum levels of CRP at the end of study (after 28 days of treatment) following repeat dosing with SB-681323 (7.5mg/day) compared with placebo. [ Time Frame: 28 Days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Serum levels of CRP at other available timepoints. The following secondary endpoints will be analysed at all available timepoints: Clinical Symptoms, Safety and Biomarkers, Health Outcome. [ Time Frame: 28 Days ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Females cannot be pregnant or lactating.
  • Must use defined contraceptive methods if of child-bearing potential.
  • BMI range: 18.5-35.0 kg/m2.
  • Diagnosis of RA (rheumatoid arthritis) according to revised 1987 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria.
  • If other RA-medication is used: Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drug (DMARDS) must be stable for at least 8 weeks before first trial visit.
  • If other oral anti-RA therapies are used, these must have been stable at least 4 weeks before first trial visit.
  • If Methotrexate medication is used as RA-therapy, Folate supplement must be taken with stable red cell folate levels.
  • Must give informed consent.
  • Must abstain from alcohol during the trial participation.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non-responder on biological RA treatment.
  • Has a positive alcohol screen.
  • Any history of liver disease.
  • Positive Hepatitis B surface antigen or Hepatitis C antibody result within 3 months of screening.
  • Have any significant disease that places the subject at unacceptable risk as a participant in this trial.
  • Acute infection.
  • History of active tuberculosis.
  • History of repeated or chronic infection.
  • History of malignancy.
  • History of HIV or other immunosuppressive diseases.
  • Participated in a clinical trial within the last 3 months for non-biological therapies and 6 months for biological therapies.
  • Uncontrolled diabetes or psoriasis.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00320450

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT00320450     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RA1100849
First Posted: May 3, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 4, 2013
Last Verified: May 2012

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Rheumatoid Arthritis SB-681323 CRP RA
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases