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PoC in Rheumatoid Arthritis With Methotrexate

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00605735
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 31, 2008
Last Update Posted : October 12, 2015
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to find out if 300 mg of BMS-582949 given once daily will be more effective than placebo after 12 weeks of treatment in subjects with rheumatoid arthritis who are also taking methotrexate

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Rheumatoid Arthritis, NOS Drug: BMS-582949 Drug: Placebo Phase 2

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 121 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Parallel Group, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Clinical Efficacy and Safety of BMS-582949 Given Orally to Subjects With Rheumatoid Arthritis Having an Inadequate Response to Methotrexate
Study Start Date : March 2008
Primary Completion Date : August 2009
Study Completion Date : September 2009

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: A1 Drug: BMS-582949
Tablets, Oral, 300 mg, once daily, 12 weeks
Other Name: P38 Inflamation
Placebo Comparator: P1 Drug: Placebo
Tablets, Oral, placebo, once daily, 12 weeks

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The primary endpoint is the proportion of subjects achieving an ACR 20 at Week 12 [ Time Frame: at Week 12 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Proportion of subjects achieving an ACR 20 [ Time Frame: at each scheduled visit ]
  2. Proportion of subjects schieving and ACR 50 [ Time Frame: at each scheduled visit ]
  3. Proportion of subjects schieving and ACR 70 [ Time Frame: at each scheduled visit ]
  4. Percent change from baseline to each scheduled visit in DAS28 score [ Time Frame: at each scheduled visit ]
  5. Percent change from baseline to each scheduled visit in ACR scores [ Time Frame: at each scheduled visit ]
  6. Proportion of subjects schieving a 20% change in assessment of pain, disease activity and fatigue [ Time Frame: at each scheduled visit ]
  7. Percent change from baseline to each scheduled visit in HAQ score [ Time Frame: at each scheduled visit ]

Eligibility Criteria

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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:

  • Must have a diagnosis of RA for at least 6 months
  • Must be taking methotrexate for at least 3 months & on a stable dose of 7.5-30 mg weekly) for 4 weeks before dosing with study medication
  • Must have at least 6 swollen and at least 8 tender joints
  • CRP above upper limit of normal or ESR > 28 mm/hr
  • Must wash-out (stop taking) other immunosuppressant medications to treat RA (except for methotrexate) before dosing with study medication

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any infection including TB, HIV, Hepatitis B or C
  • Recent infection requiring antibiotics within 4 weeks
  • History of gastrointestinal disease (such as GERD, gastrointestinal ulcers, heartburn) requiring medical or surgical treatment within 3 months
  • Chronic use of proton pump inhibitors (such as Losec, Prilosec, Prevacid, Nexium), H2 blockers (such as Tagamet, Pepcid, Zantac, Axid) or antacids (such as Mylanta, Maalox)
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00605735

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United States, California
Desert Medical Advances
Palm Desert, California, United States, 92260
Orrin M. Troum,M D
Santa Monica, California, United States, 90404
United States, Nevada
G. Timothy Kelly, Md
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 81928
United States, Oklahoma
Health Research Of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73103
United States, Pennsylvania
The Arthritis Group
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19152
United States, Tennessee
Arthritis Clinic
Jackson, Tennessee, United States, 38305
United States, Texas
Walter F Chase Md
Austin, Texas, United States, 78705
United States, Washington
Tacoma Center For Arthritis Research Ps
Tacoma, Washington, United States, 98405
Local Institution
Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1431
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Ciudad Autonoma De Buenos Aire, Buenos Aires, Argentina, C1034ACO
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Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1426
Czech Republic
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Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, 370 01
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Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, 500 05
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Prague 2, Czech Republic, 128 50
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Bordeaux Cedex, France, 33076
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Chambray Les Tours, France, 37170
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Paris Cedex 14, France, 75679
Korea, Republic of
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Cheonan, Choong Chung Nam-Do, Korea, Republic of, 330-721
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Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico, 14080
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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 44200
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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 44500
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Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico, 8000
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Nuevo Leon, Mexico, 64020
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Madrid, Spain, 28046
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Santiago De C., Spain, 15706
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Vizcaya, Spain, 48903
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Taichung, Taiwan, B
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Taoyuan, Taiwan, 333
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Study Director: Bristol-Myers Squibb Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Study Director, Bristol-Myers Squibb
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00605735     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IM119-015
First Posted: January 31, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2015
Last Verified: September 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal
Abortifacient Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Folic Acid Antagonists
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Antirheumatic Agents
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors