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A Study of the Human Anti-TNF Antibody Adalimumab for the Induction of Clinical Remission in Subjects With Crohn's Disease

This study has been completed.
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First received: March 4, 2003
Last updated: August 11, 2006
Last verified: August 2006
Purpose of the study is to test whether adalimumab can induce clinical remission in subjects with active Crohn's disease when compared to placebo (an inactive substance)

Condition Intervention Phase
Crohn's Disease
Drug: Adalimumab (D2E7)
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Study of the Human Anti-TNF Antibody Adalimumab for the Induction of Clinical Remission in Subjects With Crohn's Disease

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • comparison of the induction of clinical remission
  • (achievement of a CDAI <150) of adalimumab 40 mg and 80 mg vs. placebo at Week 4.

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: April 2002

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


  • Diagnosis of Crohn's disease
  • CDAI score at baseline of between 220 and 450
  • Normal laboratory parameters
  • Willing and able to give informed consent


  • Diagnosis of ulcerative colitis
  • Women cannot be pregnant or breastfeeding
  • No previous use of infliximab or other anti-TNF antagonists
  • No previous history of tuberculosis or listeria infection
  • No previous history of cancer other than successfully treated skin cancer
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00055523

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Stephen B Hanauer, MD University of Chicago Department of Medicine
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00055523     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M02-403
Study First Received: March 4, 2003
Last Updated: August 11, 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Crohn Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents processed this record on May 24, 2017