Study Investigating Enbrel Treatment for Ankylosing Spondylitis

This study has been completed.
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First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: September 15, 2009
Last verified: September 2009

To identify the following problems and questions with respect to the safety and effectiveness of Enbrel during the post-marketing period as required by Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA)'s regulations.

  1. Unknown adverse reactions, especially serious adverse reactions
  2. Change of the incidences of adverse reactions under the routine drug uses
  3. Factors that may affect the safety of the drug
  4. Factors that may affect the effectiveness of the drug

Condition Intervention Phase
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Drug: Etanercept
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Drug Use Investigation of Enbrel for Post-marketing Surveillance (PMS) for Ankylosing Spondylitis

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Further study details as provided by Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer:

Enrollment: 526
Study Start Date: June 2005
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Etanercept
    Etanercept 25mg Injection, 2 times/week

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Primary care clinic, secondary and tertiary medical centers


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults: Severe ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in patients who do not respond adequately to previous therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with known hypersensitivity to Enbrel or any component of the product
  • Patients with sepsis or risk of sepsis
  • Patients with active infections including chronic or localized infections such as tuberculosis.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00195416

Korea, Republic of
Gyunggi-do, Korea, Republic of, 463-707
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 140-575
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 143-914
Sponsors and Collaborators
Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
Study Director: Medical Monitor Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
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Responsible Party: Wyeth (Registry Contact: Clinical Trial Registry Specialist), Wyeth Identifier: NCT00195416     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0881A-102018
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: September 15, 2009
Health Authority: Korea: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer:
Ankylosing Spondylitis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Spondylitis, Ankylosing
Bone Diseases
Bone Diseases, Infectious
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Spinal Diseases
Spondylarthropathies processed this record on October 08, 2015