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Efficacy of NNC109-0012 in Subjects With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: January 24, 2011
Last Update Posted: February 9, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S
This trial is conducted in Europe. The aim of this trial is to evaluate the change in disease activity following 12 weekly s.c. (under the skin) doses of NNC109-0012 compared to placebo in subjects with active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).

Condition Intervention Phase
Inflammation Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug: NNC109-0012 Drug: placebo Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomised, Double Blind, Placebo-controlled, Multiple Dose Trial of Anti-IL-20 (109-0012) in Subjects With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Further study details as provided by Novo Nordisk A/S:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in DAS28-CRP (disease activity score 28 calculated with C-reactive protein value) [ Time Frame: week 0, week 12 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Terminal serum half-life (t½) [ Time Frame: end of treatment period ]
  • Serum levels of NNC109-0012 [ Time Frame: end of treatment period ]

Enrollment: 67
Study Start Date: February 2011
Study Completion Date: January 2012
Primary Completion Date: January 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A Drug: NNC109-0012
The subjects will receive 12 weekly doses of 3 mg/kg of NNC109-0012 administered subcutaneously (under the skin)
Placebo Comparator: B Drug: placebo
The subjects will receive 12 weekly doses of 3 mg/kg of Placebo administered subcutaneously (under the skin)


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Czech Republic: Age between 18 - 65 years (both inclusive)
  • A diagnosis of RA made at least 3 months prior to trial start
  • Active RA
  • Methotrexate treatment (between 7.5 mg and 25 mg/week, both inclusive) for at least 12 weeks with a stable dose for at least 4 weeks prior to trial start
  • Female subjects must be willing to avoid pregnancy and breast feeding throughout this trial at least until 15 weeks following the last dose of trial medication
  • Male subjects with partners of childbearing potential must be willing to use a highly effective contraception throughout trial incl. a 15 week follow up periode

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known or suspected allergy to trial product or related products
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) lower than 18.5 or higher than 35.0 kg/m^2
  • Subjects with chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease other than RA (except secondary Sjögren's syndrome or stable hypothyroidism)
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01282255

Czech Republic
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Brno, Czech Republic, 602 00
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Praha 2, Czech Republic, 128 50
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Praha, Czech Republic, 140 00
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic, 686 01
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Zlin, Czech Republic, 760 01
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Berlin, Germany, 14059
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Mainz, Germany, 55131
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Würzburg, Germany, 97080
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Pavia, Italy, 27100
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Bialystok, Poland, 15-296
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Bialystok, Poland, 15-351
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Bydgoszcz, Poland, 85-021
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Bytom, Poland, 41-902
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Elblag, Poland, 82-300
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Konskie, Poland, 26-200
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Poznan, Poland, 60-218
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Zyrardow, Poland, 96-300
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Lisboa, Portugal, 1649-035
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania, 400006
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Targoviste, Dambovita, Romania, 130095
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Ploiesti, Prahova, Romania, 100550
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Braila, Romania, 810019
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
A Coruña, Spain, 15006
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Barcelona, Spain, 08036
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 15706
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Sevilla, Spain, 41009
United Kingdom
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB2 0QQ
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Leeds, United Kingdom, LS7 4SA
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Norwich, United Kingdom, NR4 7UY
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01282255     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NN8226-3875
U1111-1117-1136 ( Other Identifier: WHO )
2010-021283-14 ( EudraCT Number )
First Submitted: January 21, 2011
First Posted: January 24, 2011
Last Update Posted: February 9, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Pathologic Processes