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A Placebo Controlled Study to Assess Efficacy and Safety of Certolizumab Pegol in the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
UCB Pharma
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00152386
First received: September 7, 2005
Last updated: August 26, 2014
Last verified: July 2010
  Purpose
Patients will be assigned to one of three treatment groups. Study medication is administered over a 52 week study duration.

Condition Intervention Phase
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug: Certolizumab pegol (CDP870)
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase III Multicentre, Double Blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel Group 52-week Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of 2 Dose Regimens of Lyophilised CDP870 as Additional Medication to Methotrexate in the Treatment of Signs and Symptoms and Preventing Structural Damage in Patients With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Have an Incomplete Response to Methotrexate

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Further study details as provided by UCB Pharma:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the efficacy of CDP870 in combination with Methotrexate in the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis and prevention of structural damage by measuring the ACR20 response at week 24 and change from Baseline

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from Baseline in mTSS at week 24, Change from Baseline in HAQ-DI at weeks 24 and 52, ACR20 responder rate at week 52, ACR50 and ACR70 responder rate at weeks 24 and 52

Estimated Enrollment: 950
Study Start Date: February 2005
Study Completion Date: October 2006
Primary Completion Date: October 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female, aged at least 18 years old at the Screening visit.
  • A clear chest X-ray within 3 months prior to Baseline visit.
  • A diagnosis of adult-onset RA (of at least six months duration but not longer than 15 years prior to Screening) as defined by the 1987 American College of Rheumatology classification criteria.
  • Active RA disease at Screening and Baseline as defined by:

    • ≥9 tender joints.
    • ≥9 swollen joints. and fulfilling 1 of the following 2 criteria:
    • ≥30 mm/hour ESR (Westergren), or
    • CRP >15 mg/L.
  • Must have received a stable dose of MTX with or without folic acid for at least 3 months prior to Baseline visit. The minimum dose is 10 mg MTX weekly.
  • Patient must be willing to attend for a Week 52 X-ray of the hands and feet even if they are no longer receiving study treatment but have not withdrawn their informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A diagnosis of any other inflammatory arthritis e.g., psoriatic arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis.
  • A secondary, non-inflammatory type of arthritis (e.g. OA or fibromyalgia) that in the Investigator's opinion is symptomatic enough to interfere with evaluation of the effect of CDP870 on the patient's primary diagnosis of RA.
  • A history of an infected joint prosthesis at any time with prosthesis still in situ.
  • Does not meet exclusionary concomitant medication criteria.
  • A history of a lymphoproliferative disorder including lymphoma or signs and symptoms suggestive of lymphoproliferative disease at any time.
  • Patients at a high risk of infection in the Investigator's opinion (e.g. leg ulcers, indwelling urinary catheter and persistent or recurrent chest infections).
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Sponsors and Collaborators
UCB Pharma
Investigators
Study Director: UCB Clinical Trial Call Center UCB Pharma
  More Information

Additional Information:
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00152386     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C87027  2004-002993-49 
Study First Received: September 7, 2005
Last Updated: August 26, 2014

Keywords provided by UCB Pharma:
Rheumatoid Arthritis, CDP870
Certolizumab pegol, Cimzia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Arthritis
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Certolizumab Pegol
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antirheumatic Agents

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on February 20, 2017