An Observational Study of RoActemra/Actemra (Tocilizumab) in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Have an Inadequate Response to DMARDs
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This observational study will evaluate in clinical practice the change in Disease Activity Score (DAS28) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and an inadequate response to DMARDs who are initiated on treatment with RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab). Data will be collected from eligible patients (on 8 mg/kg or 4 mg/kg intravenously every 4 weeks, with or without methotrexate) for 12 months.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis and an inadequate response to DMARDs who are initiated on treatment with RoActemra/Actemra
Adult patients, >/= 18 years of age
Moderate to severe active rheumatoid arthritis
Inadequate response or intolerance to previous therapy with one or more traditional DMARDs
Pregnant or lactating women
Positive for hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV infection
Concomitant anti-TNF drugs
Contraindications to treatment with RoActemra/Actemra