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Registry of Etanercept (Enbrel®) In Children With Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

This study has been completed.
Immunex Corporation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Amgen Identifier:
First received: March 5, 2004
Last updated: May 10, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
This study will evaluate long-term safety of etanercept with or without other DMARDs in children with polyarticular course or systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) compared to a cohort of subjects with polyarticular or systemic JRA receiving methotrexate with or without other DMARDs.

Condition Intervention
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug: Enbrel®

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Phase IV Registry of Etanercept (Enbrel®) In Children With Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Further study details as provided by Amgen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Adverse event rates and severity [ Time Frame: 36 months of observation ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Growth data and Tanner scores [ Time Frame: 36 months of observation ]

Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: June 2000
Study Completion Date: January 2008
Primary Completion Date: January 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Methotrexate group
Includes subjects being treated with methotrexate alone or in combination with other DMARDs with the exception of etanercept.
Drug: Enbrel®
Etanercept alone, etanercept plus methotrexate or other DMARDs


Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Pediatric subjects age 2 to < or = 18 years of age with polyarticular course or systemic JRA who have recently started and are currently receiving: etanercept alone or in combination with methotrexate or other DMARDs; methotrexate alone or in combination with other DMARDs.The population includes pediatric subjects who completed Immunex protocol 016.0028 and selected other Immunex protocols will be eligible for this study once they change to marketed etanercept.
  • JRA by American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria - Active joints - Initiate etanercept alone, etanercept plus methotrexate or other DMARDs, methotrexate alone, or methotrexate with other DMARDs within 6 months of entry into Registry
  • Polyarticular or systemic RA in 3 or more joints at start of treatment
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00078793

Sponsors and Collaborators
Immunex Corporation
Study Director: MD Amgen
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Amgen Identifier: NCT00078793     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00016575
Other Study ID Numbers: 20021626
Study First Received: March 5, 2004
Last Updated: May 10, 2013

Keywords provided by Amgen:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Arthritis, Juvenile
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal
Abortifacient Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Folic Acid Antagonists
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Antirheumatic Agents
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
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