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Study Evaluating Etanercept in Patients With Ankylosing Spondylitis

This study has been completed.
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Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer Identifier:
First received: April 5, 2007
Last updated: March 11, 2008
Last verified: March 2008
This study will assess the efficacy of etanercept for the treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS).

Condition Intervention Phase
Ankylosing Spondylitis Drug: etanercept Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Multicentre, Open-Labeled Study Of Etanercept In The Treatment Of Patients With Ankylosing Spondylitis

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To determine the efficacy of etanercept (25 mg, twice weekly) based on the percentage of patients who achieve the Assessment in Ankylosing Spondylitis (ASAS) Response Criteria at 20% level at week 12.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy at 50% and 70% levels week 12; frequency and time to partial remission; safety; patient and physician global assessment, nocturnal and total back pain, BASFI, BASDAI; spinal mobility; complete joint assessment; hip involvement; ESR, CRP.

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: August 2006
Study Completion Date: April 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of AS, as defined by Modified New York Criteria for Ankylosing Spondylitis, aged between 18 and 70 years of age.
  • BASDAI greater than or equal to 40 (all scores on a scale of 0 to 100).
  • Negative result of serum human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) pregnancy test taken at screening in all women except those surgically sterile or at least 1 year postmenopausal.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Complete ankylosis (fusion) of spine.
  • Previous receipt of etanercept, antibody to TNFα, or other TNFα inhibitors.
  • Use of disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) other than hydroxychloroquine, sulphasalazine, and methotrexate within 4 weeks of baseline. Patients treated with hydroxychloroquine, sulphasalazine, and methotrexate may continue these drugs during this study but doses must be held stable for 4 weeks before baseline examination and for the duration of the study.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00458185

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
  More Information Identifier: NCT00458185     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0881A-101871
Study First Received: April 5, 2007
Last Updated: March 11, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Spondylitis, Ankylosing
Bone Diseases, Infectious
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Spinal Diseases
Joint Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors processed this record on August 18, 2017