Betaferon® Regulatory Post-Marketing Surveillance

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 11, 2011
Last Update Posted : August 21, 2014
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Brief Summary:

To identify problems/questions about following items in the clinical practice using Betaferon

  1. Unknown adverse event (especially serious adverse event)
  2. Identification of adverse event occurred in the real practice
  3. Factors that may affect the safety of drug
  4. Factors that may affect the effectiveness of the drug

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Multiple Sclerosis Clinically Isolated System Drug: Interferon beta-1b (Betaseron, BAY86-5046)

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 355 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Betaferon® Regulatory Post-Marketing Surveillance
Study Start Date : April 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2012

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Group 1 Drug: Interferon beta-1b (Betaseron, BAY86-5046)
EOD, dosage frequency and duration will be decide by physicians.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety variables will be summarized using descriptive statistics based on adverse events. [ Time Frame: Up to 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. The efficacy data regarding prevention of relapse due to MS will be estimated based on the number of relapse. [ Time Frame: During 6 month ]
  2. Progression or aggravation to Multiple sclerosis (MS) will be identified based on the change of Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) and the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) outcome. [ Time Frame: 0, 6 month ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis or Clinically Isolated Syndrome who have been or will be treated with Betaferon.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with diagnosis of MS or CIS and decision taken by the physician to prescribe Betaferon
  • Patients who have not participated in Betaferon regulatory Post Marketing Surveillance before.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Exclusion criteria must be read in conjunction with local product information

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01414816

Korea, Republic of
Many Locations, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Bayer Identifier: NCT01414816     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 14839
BF0814KR ( Other Identifier: company internal )
First Posted: August 11, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 21, 2014
Last Verified: August 2014

Keywords provided by Bayer:
Multiple Sclerosis
Clinical Isolated Syndrome (CIS)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Multiple Sclerosis
Pathologic Processes
Demyelinating Autoimmune Diseases, CNS
Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
Nervous System Diseases
Demyelinating Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Interferon beta-1b
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Adjuvants, Immunologic