Efficacy of HUMIRA in Subjects With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (HERO)

This study has been completed.
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First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: August 28, 2007
Last verified: August 2007
The purpose of the study is to assess the efficacy of adalimumab in subjects with rheumatoid arthritis focusing on subject-reported outcomes and early response to treatment

Condition Intervention Phase
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug: adalimumab
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Humira Efficacy Response Optimization Study in Subjects With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (HERO)

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Further study details as provided by Abbott:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient reported outcomes, clinical response indicators.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Subject reported assessments of disease activity, physician reported assessments of disease activity, safety parameters, clinical response indicators.

Enrollment: 1938
Study Start Date: August 2004

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject was age 18 or older and in good health (Investigator discretion) with a recent stable medical history.
  • Subject, based on assessment of investigator, meets the definition of active RA

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
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00234897

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

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00234897     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M04-684  HERO 
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: August 28, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Abbott:
rheumatoid arthritis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Autoimmune Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents

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