Study of Adalimumab Administered as Subcutaneous Injections in Adult Chinese Rheumatoid Arthritis Subjects Treated With Methotrexate

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First received: March 28, 2008
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Last verified: March 2008
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A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Study of the Adalimumab Administered as Subcutaneous Injections in Adult Chinese Rheumatoid Arthritis Subjects Treated with Methotrexate

Condition Intervention Phase
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Biological: adalimumab
Biological: placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Study of the Human Anti-TNF-Antibody Adalimumab

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • ACR20 [ Time Frame: Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • ACR50 [ Time Frame: Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • ACR70 [ Time Frame: Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 47
Study Start Date: July 2003
Primary Completion Date: April 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 40 mg Biological: adalimumab
40 mg adalimumab sc, every other week
Other Names:
  • ABT-D2E7
  • Humira
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Biological: placebo
placebo sc, every other week


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Meet ACR criteria for diagnosis of active RA and have at both screening and baseline visits 6 swollen joints and 9 tender joints.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A history of, or current, acute inflammatory joint disease of different origin than RA (e.g., mixed connective tissue disease, seronegative spondyloarthropathy, psoriatic arthritis, Reiter's syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus or any arthritide with onset prior to age 16 years).
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00647920

Taichung, Taiwan
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Responsible Party: Michael Snyder/Clinical Research Manager, Abbott Identifier: NCT00647920     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M02-573
Study First Received: March 28, 2008
Last Updated: March 28, 2008
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

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
Pharmacologic Actions
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