Fingolimod -Response According to Coping - Evaluation (GRACE)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 19, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 18, 2016
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Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )

August 17, 2011
August 19, 2011
November 18, 2016
August 2011
June 2013   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
To assess the mean change in Hospital Anxiety Depression Scale (HADS) anxiety sub-score between baseline and Month 4 in RRMS fingolimod treated patient total population, and according to coping profile (task, emotion or avoidance oriented). [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
Same as current
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  • To assess patient Clinical Global Impression (CGI) and clinician CGI at M4 in total population, and according to coping profile. [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
  • To evaluate the safety and tolerability of fingolimod 0.5 mg/day (especially initial cardiac effects, liver function and macular edema onset) [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
  • To explore treatment satisfaction with fingolimod in patients with RRMS either naive (rapidly evolving severe RRMS) or who transitioned from previous treatment with Disease Modifying Therapy using the TSQM 9 and according to coping profile [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
Same as current
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Fingolimod -Response According to Coping - Evaluation
A 4-month, Prospective, Open-label, Multi-center Phase IV Study to Assess Response to Fingolimod Initiation According to Coping Profile in Adult Patients With Highly Active Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis in France
This is a prospective, open-label, multi-center phase IV study to assess response to fingolimod initiation according to coping profile in adult patients with highly active relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis in France.
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Phase 4
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Multiple Sclerosis, Relapsing-Remitting
Drug: fingolimod
Experimental: fingolimod
Intervention: Drug: fingolimod
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June 2013
June 2013   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18-65 year-old male & female with RRMS (2005 revised McDonald criteria) corresponding to fingolimod indication (in Europe) and EDSS score 0 - 5.5 inclusive

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of immune system chronic disease other than MS or known immunodeficiency syndrome; increased risk for opportunistic infections, including immunocompromised patients; severe active infections, active chronic infections; negative for varicella-zoster virus IgG antibodies; live or live attenuated vaccines;
  • Active malignancies; Macular edema; Cardiac disease or medicines decreasing heart rate; severe liver impairment; lymphocyte count <800/mm3;
  • Pregnant or nursing (lactating) women /child-bearing potential UNLESS they are using an effective contraceptive method;
  • Hypersensitivity; participation in any clinical research study within 6 months prior to baseline; prior participation in a trial with fingolimod

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
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2011-001280-49 ( EudraCT Number )
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Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
November 2016

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