An Observational Study in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated With RoActemra/Actemra (Tocilizumab)
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This multi-center, observational study will evaluate the clinical practice patterns, efficacy and safety of RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Data will be collected from each eligible patient initiated on RoActemra/Actemra treatment by their treating physician according to approved label for up to 12 months from start of treatment.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Rheumatoid arthritis patients initiated on RoActemra/Actemra treatment
Adult patients, >/= 18 years of age
Moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis
Patients for whom the treating physician has made the decision to commence RoActemra/Actemra treatment. In Group A RoActemra/Actemra has been prescribed within 8 weeks prior to the enrolment visit. In Group B RoActemra/Actemra has been started more than 8 weeks before inclusion in the study, but not before January 2011
RoActemra/Actemra treatment more than 8 weeks prior to inclusion visit for Group A, before January 2011 for Group B
Previous RoActemra/Actemra treatment in a clinical trial or for compassionate use
Treatment with any investigational agent within 4 weeks (or 5 half-lives of the investigational agent, whichever is longer) before starting treatment with RoActemra/Actemra
History of autoimmune disease or any joint inflammatory disease other than rheumatoid arthritis