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Efficacy of Re-treatment With Cimzia® in Subject With Chronic Plaque Psoriasis

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: May 24, 2006
Last Update Posted: September 9, 2013
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Information provided by:
UCB Pharma
The primary objective is to assess the effect of re-treatment after relapse in subjects with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis having responded to a first treatment.

Condition Intervention Phase
Psoriasis Drug: Certolizumab pegol (cimzia®) Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety of Re-treatment With Cimzia® at 2 Dose Regimens for 12 Weeks in Subject Suffering From Moderate to Severe Chronic Plaque Psoriasis Having Relapsed After Response to First Treatment

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Further study details as provided by UCB Pharma:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the efficacy of re-treatment with cimzia® compared to first treatment in patients having relapsed after response to first treatment.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To describe safety of re-treatment.

Estimated Enrollment: 75
Study Start Date: April 2006
Study Completion Date: May 2007
Primary Completion Date: May 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject having responded to treatment in study C87040 and having relapsed during the follow-up period.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Erythrodermic, guttate, palmar or plantar, generalized pustular form of psoriasis;
  • A history of chronic infection, recent serious or life-threatening infection (within six months, including herpes zoster), or any current sign or symptom that may indicate an infection (e.g. fever, cough);
  • White blood cell counts less than 4000/mm3 or more than 20000/mm3;
  • Suspected or diagnosed demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (e.g. multiple sclerosis or optic neuritis);
  • Systemic Lupus;
  • Non respect of adequate wash out periods for treatments that might have an impact on the disease
  • Any associated disease that could be impacted by the study treatment intake
  • Any other condition, which in the Investigator's judgment would make the subject unsuitable for inclusion in the study
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00329303

Besançon, France
Créteil, France
Nice Cedex 3, France
Paris, France
Pierre Benite, France
Berlin, Germany
Bonn, Germany
Essen, Germany
Frankfurt, Germany
Hamburg, Germany
Kiel, Germany
Mahlow, Germany
Mainz, Germany
Munster, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
UCB Pharma
Study Director: UCB Clinical Trial Call Center UCB Pharma
  More Information

Additional Information:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00329303     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C87044
EudraCT 2005 - 005525 - 63
First Submitted: May 22, 2006
First Posted: May 24, 2006
Last Update Posted: September 9, 2013
Last Verified: September 2009

Keywords provided by UCB Pharma:
Moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis
anti TNF α
CDP 870
certolizumab pegol

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous
Skin Diseases
Certolizumab Pegol
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antirheumatic Agents