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Open-Label Steroid Reduction Study of Adalimumab With Methotrexate in Patients With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis

This study has been terminated.
(Study terminated due to low subject enrollment. Safety results consistent with product label.)
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00233558
First Posted: October 6, 2005
Last Update Posted: April 24, 2007
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Information provided by:
Abbott
  Purpose
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the clinical efficacy of scheduled versus free reduction of steroid treatment in patients with active RA treated with adalimumab + MTX

Condition Intervention Phase
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug: adalimumab (up to 9 months exposure) Drug: methotrexate Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Multicentre, Randomised, Open Label Study Comparing a “Scheduled Steroid Reduction Strategy” Versus a Free Steroid Reduction Strategy (Physician’s Usual Practice for Reducing Steroids) in Patients With Active RA Treated With Humira 40 mg Eow + MTX During 9 Months

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Further study details as provided by Abbott:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Corticoid reduction and DAS 28

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient reported outcomes
  • Clinical response indicators
  • Safety parameters

Estimated Enrollment: 160
Study Start Date: June 2005
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject is age 18 or older and in good health (Investigator discretion) with a recent stable medical history
  • Subject has a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis as defined by the 1987-revised ACR criteria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject considered by the investigator, for any reason, to be an unsuitable candidate for the study
  • Female subject who is pregnant or breast-feeding or considering becoming pregnant
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00233558


Locations
United States, Illinois
Global Medical Information - Abbott
North Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60064
Sponsors and Collaborators
Abbott
Investigators
Study Director: Global Medical Information Abbott
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00233558     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FRAN-04-002
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: October 6, 2005
Last Update Posted: April 24, 2007
Last Verified: April 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Methotrexate
Adalimumab
Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal
Abortifacient Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antimetabolites
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