An Observational Study of RoActemra/Actemra (Tocilizumab) As Monotherapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Routine Clinical Practice (ACT-SOLO)

This study has been completed.
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First received: November 15, 2011
Last updated: October 1, 2015
Last verified: October 2015

This prospective, multi-center, observational study will evaluate factors influencing the use of RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab) as monotherapy in rheumatoid arthritis patients in real life setting. Data will be collected from patients for 12 months following initiation of RoActemra treatment.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Factors Influencing Use of RoActemra as Monotherapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in a Real Life Setting - ACT SOLO

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Further study details as provided by Hoffmann-La Roche:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Correlation of patient/physician factors with monotherapy/combination therapy [ Time Frame: approximately 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Dosage/regimen one year after initiation of RoActemra/Actemra treatment [ Time Frame: approximately 2.5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Disease Activity DAS28/SJC/TJC/VAS [ Time Frame: approximately 2.5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Quality of life: PASS/EULAR-RAID questionnaires [ Time Frame: approximately 2.5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Safety: Incidence of adverse events [ Time Frame: approximately 2.5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 608
Study Start Date: February 2012
Study Completion Date: September 2014
Primary Completion Date: September 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with RoActemra/Actemra in routine clinical practice


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients, >/= 18 years of age
  • Patients with rheumatoid arthritis for whom the rheumatologist decides to start RoActemra/Actemra in combination with DMARD or as monotherapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current participation in a clinical trial in rheumatoid arthritis
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01474291

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
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Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche Identifier: NCT01474291     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML27873
Study First Received: November 15, 2011
Last Updated: October 1, 2015
Health Authority: France: Commission Nationale de l'Informatique rt des Libertés (CNIL)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Autoimmune Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases processed this record on October 09, 2015