Efficacy and Safety of CDP870 Versus Placebo in the Treatment of the Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00548834
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 24, 2007
Last Update Posted : September 4, 2013
Information provided by:
UCB Pharma

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study was to confirm and extend the data from previous studies and to demonstrate the efficacy (in terms of signs and symptoms) and safety of monotherapy with CDP870 administered SC every 4 weeks compared to placebo in patients with active RA who had failed at least one DMARD.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug: CDP870 Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 220 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety of CDP870 400 mg Subcutaneously Versus Placebo in the Treatment of the Signs and Symptoms of Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Have Previously Failed at Least One DMARD
Study Start Date : June 2003
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2004

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. American College of Rheumatology (ACR)-20 responder rate at Week 24 [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. safety and tolerability every 4 weeks [ Time Frame: Every 4 weeks ]
  2. effect of CDP870 on health outcomes measures [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
  3. systemic exposures and immunogenic profile of CDP870 [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male/female, 18-75 years old, inclusive
  • diagnosis of adult-onset RA
  • had active disease
  • had received methotrexate
  • on a stable dose of folic acid

Exclusion Criteria:

  • contraindication for methotrexate or anti-TNF

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00548834

Sponsors and Collaborators
UCB Pharma
Study Director: UCB Clinical Trial Call Center UCB Pharma

Additional Information:
Publications of Results: Identifier: NCT00548834     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C87011
First Posted: October 24, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 4, 2013
Last Verified: February 2010

Keywords provided by UCB Pharma:
Certolizumab Pegol

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Signs and Symptoms
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Certolizumab Pegol
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antirheumatic Agents