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Adalimumab in Combination With Methotrexate vs Methotrexate Alone in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00234845
First Posted: October 10, 2005
Last Update Posted: August 29, 2007
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Information provided by:
Abbott
  Purpose
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of adalimumab in combination with methotrexate compared to methotrexate alone on work disability in subjects with early rheumatoid arthritis

Condition Intervention Phase
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug: adalimumab Drug: methotrexate Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-Centre Randomized, Double-Blind Study Comparing Adalimumab (D2E7) Plus Methotrexate With Placebo Plus Methotrexate on Work Disability in Subjects With Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Further study details as provided by Abbott:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Job loss measurement

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Job productivity measurements
  • Patient reported outcomes
  • DAS28
  • Safety parameters

Enrollment: 148
Study Start Date: March 2003
  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
  • Subject must be in paid employment
  • Subject has self-reported work impairment since onset of symptoms

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A subject has chronic arthritis diagnosed before age 16 years.
  • Subject has been on preceding treatment with methotrexate Subject unable to withdraw from current DMARDs
  • Subject has preceding treatment with any biological TNF antagonist
  • 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): NCT00234845


Locations
United States, Illinois
Global Medical Information - Abbott
Abbott Park, Illinois, United States, 60064
Sponsors and Collaborators
Abbott
Investigators
Study Director: Beverly Paperiello Abbott
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00234845     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M02-527
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: October 10, 2005
Last Update Posted: August 29, 2007
Last Verified: August 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