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Safety and Efficacy of Treatment With Interferon Beta-1a Rebif® in Patients With Crohn's Disease

This study has been terminated.
(Lack of Efficacy)
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00304252
First Posted: March 17, 2006
Last Update Posted: August 6, 2013
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Information provided by:
EMD Serono
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of interferon beta-1a in maintaining remission in patients with Crohn's disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
Crohn's Disease Drug: Interferon beta-1a Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II, Multicenter, Randomised, Double-blind, Placebo Controlled, Dose Finding Study of Subcutaneously Administered Interferon Beta-1a for Maintenance of Remission in Patients With Crohn's Disease

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Further study details as provided by EMD Serono:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary efficacy endpoint was the proportion of patients who maintained remission (relapse-free) and did not receive any additional treatment for the management of Crohn's disease by week 26.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The secondary efficacy endpoints assessed the effect of treatment with IFN beta 1a on the following measures:
  • The proportion of patients who maintained remission (relapse-free) and did not receive any additional treatment for the management of Crohn's disease by week 52
  • Time to relapse
  • Change from baseline to end of treatment in Quality of Life (IBDQ) score, CDAI score, biological markers of inflammation (CRP and ESR), number of fistulas (including new fistulas and closure of existing ones), and antibodies to interferon beta-1a.

Estimated Enrollment: 192
Study Start Date: November 2001
Study Completion Date: September 2003
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with an established diagnosis of Crohn's disease who went into remission using corticosteroids within 4 weeks before the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any other treatment for the maintenance of remission of Crohn's disease
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00304252


Locations
Germany
Medical Information Office
Munich, Germany
Italy
Medical Information Office
Roma, Italy
Sweden
Medical Information Office
Solna, Sweden
Switzerland
Medical Information Office
Zug, Switzerland
United Kingdom
Medical Information Office
Feltham, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
EMD Serono
Investigators
Study Director: Claudia Pena Rossi, M.D. EMD Serono
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00304252     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 22916
9903
First Submitted: March 14, 2006
First Posted: March 17, 2006
Last Update Posted: August 6, 2013
Last Verified: August 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Crohn Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Gastroenteritis
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Interferons
Interferon-beta
Interferon beta-1a
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Adjuvants, Immunologic