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Study of the Safety and Effectiveness of Rilonacept for the Prevention of Gout Flares

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Identifier:
First received: January 24, 2008
Last updated: September 27, 2013
Last verified: June 2011

January 24, 2008
September 27, 2013
November 2007
October 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
number of flares during the treatment period [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00610363 on Archive Site
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Study of the Safety and Effectiveness of Rilonacept for the Prevention of Gout Flares
A Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Study, Tolerability, and Efficacy of Rilonacept for the Prevention of Gout Flares During Initiation of Allopurinol Therapy
This is a clinical research study to determine the safety and effectiveness of an experimental drug called rilonacept in subjects with gout who are beginning another additional treatment. Subjects will participate in this study for approximately 24 weeks. Rilonacept is being studied for use in preventing gout attacks in patients who have gout.
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Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Biological: rilonacept
    160mg sc once a week
  • Other: placebo
    placebo sc once a week
  • Experimental: 1
    Intervention: Biological: rilonacept
  • Placebo Comparator: 2
    Intervention: Other: placebo

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
October 2008
October 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female greater than 18 years of age
  • Previously met the preliminary criteria of the ARA for the classification of the acute arthritis of primary gout
  • At least 2 gout flares in the year prior to the Screening Visit

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Acute gout flare within 2 weeks of the Screening visit and during Screening
  • Persistent chronic or active infections
  • History of an allergic reaction to allopurinol
  • History or presence of cancer within 5 years of the Screening Visit
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
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Study Director: Shirletta King-Davis Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
June 2011

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