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Treatment for Subjects With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: May 17, 2005
Last Update Posted: April 26, 2013
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The purpose of this study is to assess the safety of etanercept liquid administered once weekly to subjects with RA.

Condition Intervention Phase
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug: Etanercept Liquid Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Open-Label Study to Assess the Safety of Etanercept Liquid Administered Once Weekly in Subjects With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Further study details as provided by Amgen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of subjects having positive immunoassay response to etanercept liquid during the treatment period.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of adverse events, infectious episodes, serious adverse events, serious infectious episodes
  • Measurements from safety laboratory assessments.


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria: - Fulfill the 1987 American Rheumatism Association (ARA) criteria for RA - Active RA at the time of enrollment, receipt of concomitant methotrexate at a dose of up to 25 mg a week is permitted - Screening lab results must demonstrate:

  • AST and ALT less than or equal to 2 times the upper limit of normal hemoglobin greater than or equal to 8.5 g/dL;
  • Platelet count greater than or equal to 125,000/cm3;
  • White blood cell count (WBC) greater than or equal to 3500 cells/cm3;
  • Serum creatinine less than or equal to 2 mg/dL - Before any study specific procedure is performed, the subject must provide informed consent for participation in the study Exclusion Criteria: - Previous receipt of etanercept - Receipt of antibody to (tumor necrosis factor) TNF alpha or other TNF inhibitors within 90 days of Day 1 - Currently enrolled in other investigational device or drug trials, or participation in investigational trial within the past 30 days - Receipt of intra-articular corticosteroids within 14 days prior to Day 1 - Receipt of any disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) within 28 days of Day 1 - Receipt of cyclophosphamide within 6 months of Day 1 - Concomitant corticosteroids greater than 10 mg/day of prednisone (or equivalent) during 14 days prior to Day 1 - Dose of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) must be stable for 14 days prior to Day 1 and must not exceed the recommended dose in the product information sheet - Subject is not using adequate contraception - Subject is pregnant or breast-feeding - Subject has significant concurrent medical disease
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00110903

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: MD Amgen
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Amgen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00110903     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20020378
First Submitted: May 16, 2005
First Posted: May 17, 2005
Last Update Posted: April 26, 2013
Last Verified: April 2013

Keywords provided by Amgen:
Rheumatoid arthritis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors