Predictors of Adherence to Orencia

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 3, 2010
Last Update Posted : September 16, 2016
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Bristol-Myers Squibb

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between loading dose and adherence to Orencia.

Condition or disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 422 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Predictors of Adherence to Orencia
Study Start Date : December 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2010

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Drug Information available for: Abatacept
U.S. FDA Resources

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis new to Orencia

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Total number of days on Orencia therapy [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Rheumatoid arthritis-related and total healthcare costs [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Commercial health plan members

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients will be identified based on the presence of first infusion claim during study period for Orencia
  • At least 1 medical or facility claim for rheumatoid arthritis at the time of or 6 months prior to index date
  • Patients are required to be continuously enrolled for a minimum pre-index and follow-up period as detailed below
  • Patients with a minimum of 3 infusion claims for Orencia
  • Only those patients will be included whose first 3 infusion claims occur within 84 days

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients less than 18 years of age at index date.
  • One or more diagnoses of regional enteritis (including Crohn's disease), ulcerative colitis, anal or intestinal fistula, ankylosing spondylitis or other inflammatory spondylopathy, psoriatic arthropathy, or psoriasis any time during the 6-month pre-index period
  • Patients who switch between biologics within their first three infusion claims
  • Restarts, defined as those patients who go back on Orencia after a gap of 42 days
  • Patients who are on other biologics at the same time as Orencia

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01136707

Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Study Director: Bristol-Myers Squibb Bristol-Myers Squibb

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Study Director, Bristol-Myers Squibb Identifier: NCT01136707     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IM101-266
First Posted: June 3, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 16, 2016
Last Verified: September 2016

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