Study Evaluating Etanercept and Methotrexate in Plaque Psoriasis

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First received: September 8, 2005
Last updated: September 25, 2009
Last verified: September 2009
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy to clear or almost clear the plaques in plaque psoriasis patients, treated with the combination etanercept and methotrexate compared to etanercept alone.

Condition Intervention Phase
Arthritis, Psoriatic
Drug: Etanercept
Drug: Methotrexate
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Open-label, Randomized, Pilot-study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of the Combination of Etanercept (ETN) and Methotrexate and of Etanercept (ETN) Alone in Patients With Plaque Psoriasis Despite Methotrexate Therapy

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of pts whose plaque psoriasis is cleared or almost cleared after 24 weeks.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage improvement in PASI. Proportion of pts demonstrating PASI 50, 75
  • and 90. Time to clear or almost clear on PGA.

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: April 2005
Study Completion Date: December 2006
Primary Completion Date: August 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Active plaque psoriasis involving >10% body surface area and/or minimal screening PASI score 8.
  • Methotrexate >7.5 mg/week for the last 3 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Predominantly guttate, erythrodermic or pustular psoriasis
  • Other skin conditions than psoriasis
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00161655

Fredriksberg Alle, Copenhagen, Denmark
Gentofte Amtsygehus, Hellerup, Denmark
Helsinki, Finland
Tampere, Finland
Rikshospitalet, Olso, Norway
Hudlegekontoret Akutten, Tromso, Norway
Lakarhuset Fasta Centrum, Farsta, Sweden
Lakarhuset, Vallingby, Sweden
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: Medical Monitor Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00161655     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0881A-101696
Study First Received: September 8, 2005
Last Updated: September 25, 2009
Health Authority: Denmark: Danish Medicines Agency
Norway: Norwegian Medicines Agency
Sweden: Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics
Finland: Ethics Committee

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Psoriatic
Bone Diseases
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous
Spinal Diseases
TNFR-Fc fusion protein
Abortifacient Agents
Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antineoplastic Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Folic Acid Antagonists
Gastrointestinal Agents
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