Adalimumab for the Induction and Maintenance of Clinical Remission in Subjects With Crohn's Disease (CHARM)

This study has been completed.
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First received: February 12, 2004
Last updated: September 23, 2007
Last verified: September 2007
The purpose of this study is to test whether Adalimumab (at two different doses) can induce and maintain clinical remission in subjects with active Crohn's disease when compared to placebo (a substance containing no medication)

Condition Intervention Phase
Crohn's Disease
Drug: Adalimumab
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-Center Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of the Human Anti-TNF Monoclonal Antibody Adalimumab for the Induction and Maintenance of Clinical Remission in Subjects With Crohn's Disease

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical remission (CDAI<150). [ Time Frame: 56 weeks ]

Enrollment: 854
Study Start Date: July 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


  • Males and females between the ages of 18 and 75 who are diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohn's Disease defined by a CDAI score of >= 220 and <= 450, normal laboratory parameters,
  • are willing and able to give informed consent, and
  • are able to self-inject or have a designee or healthcare professional who can inject the study medication.


  • History of certain types of cancer, diagnosis of ulcerative colitis,
  • female or breast feeding subjects,
  • surgical bowel resection(s) with in the past 6 months,
  • history of listeria,
  • human immunodeficiency virus (HIV),
  • central nervous system demyelinating disease or untreated TB,
  • history of a poorly controlled medical condition,
  • unsuccessful response to infliximab or any anti-TNF agent use in the past.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00077779

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Paul F Pollack, M.D. Abbott
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00077779     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M02-404 
Study First Received: February 12, 2004
Last Updated: September 23, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Crohn Disease
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents processed this record on May 24, 2016