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An Open-label Study Evaluating Ofatumumab Treatment Effectiveness and PROs in Subjects With RMS Transitioning From Dimethyl Fumarate or Fingolimod to Ofatumumab (ARTIOS)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT04353492
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : April 20, 2020
Last Update Posted : October 12, 2021
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE April 16, 2020
First Posted Date  ICMJE April 20, 2020
Last Update Posted Date October 12, 2021
Actual Study Start Date  ICMJE July 14, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date July 12, 2024   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: April 16, 2020)
Annual Relapse Rate (AAR) [ Time Frame: up to 96 weeks from baseline ]
ARR is the number of confirmed relapses in a year calculated based on cumulative number of relapses by patient adjusted for time-in-study by patient
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Same as current
Change History
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: April 16, 2020)
Safety evaluation [ Time Frame: 96 weeks ]
Proportion of patients with adverse events, including injection related reactions, abnormal laboratory results or vital signs as well as proportion of patients discontinuing treatment due to insufficient effectiveness or safety
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Same as current
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE An Open-label Study Evaluating Ofatumumab Treatment Effectiveness and PROs in Subjects With RMS Transitioning From Dimethyl Fumarate or Fingolimod to Ofatumumab
Official Title  ICMJE A Single-arm, Prospective, Multicentre, Open-label Study to Evaluate Ofatumumab Treatment Effectiveness and Patient Reported Outcomes in Patients With Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis Transitioning From Dimethyl Fumarate or Fingolimod Therapy
Brief Summary The open label study to evaluate effectiveness of treatment with ofatumumab in patients transitioning from commonly used oral MS therapies - fingolimod or dimethyl fumarate, due to breakthrough disease.
Detailed Description Not Provided
Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Phase 3
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition  ICMJE Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis
Intervention  ICMJE Biological: Ofatumumab
Patients in the ofatumumab will receive injections of ofatumumab provided in an autoinjector (AI) for subcutaneous administration containing 20 mg ofatumumab (50 mg/ml, 0.4 ml content)
Other Name: OMB157
Study Arms  ICMJE Experimental: Ofatumumab
Ofatumumab 20 mg subcutaneous injections every 4 weeks, following loading of 3 doses in the first 14 days
Intervention: Biological: Ofatumumab
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Recruiting
Estimated Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: April 16, 2020)
Original Estimated Enrollment  ICMJE Same as current
Estimated Study Completion Date  ICMJE January 6, 2025
Estimated Primary Completion Date July 12, 2024   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Relapsing MS (RRMS or SPMS) course
  • Subject transitioning from either fingolimod or dimethyl fumarate, following min 6 months treatment with either drug
  • Breakthrough disease as evidence by clinical relapses or MRI
  • EDSS score of 0 to 4

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Primary progressive MS or SPMS without disease activity
  • Disease duration of more than 10 years since diagnosis
  • Patients with an active chronic disease of the immune system other than MS
  • Patients at risk of developing or having reactivation of hepatitis
  • Patients with active systemic infections or with neurological findings consistent with PML Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply
Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages  ICMJE 18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE No
Contacts  ICMJE
Contact: Novartis Pharmaceuticals 1-888-669-6682
Contact: Novartis Pharmaceuticals +41613241111
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE Australia,   Austria,   Belgium,   Bulgaria,   Canada,   Czechia,   Germany,   Greece,   Hungary,   Italy,   Lebanon,   Mexico,   Norway,   Poland,   Portugal,   Russian Federation,   Saudi Arabia,   Slovakia,   Spain,   Switzerland,   Turkey,   United Kingdom,   United States
Removed Location Countries  
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT04353492
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE COMB157G23101
2019-001341-40 ( EudraCT Number )
Has Data Monitoring Committee No
U.S. FDA-regulated Product
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description:

Novartis is committed to sharing with qualified external researchers, access to patient-level data and supporting clinical documents from eligible studies. These requests are reviewed and approved by an independent review panel on the basis of scientific merit. All data provided is anonymized to respect the privacy of patients who have participated in the trial in line with applicable laws and regulations.

This trial data availability is according to the criteria and process described on

Responsible Party Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
Study Sponsor  ICMJE Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Collaborators  ICMJE Not Provided
Investigators  ICMJE Not Provided
PRS Account Novartis
Verification Date October 2021

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