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Assessment and Tracking of Long-term Alefacept Safety (ATLAS)

This study has been terminated.
(The Sponsor has made a decision, driven by business needs, to cease promotion, manufacturing, distribution and sales of Amevive)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Astellas Pharma Inc Identifier:
First received: March 29, 2007
Last updated: December 10, 2013
Last verified: December 2013
Subjects exposed to alefacept are to be enrolled. Subjects will be contacted every 6 months to gather general health information.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Alefacept exposure
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Assessment and Tracking of Long-term Alefacept (LFA-3/IgG1 Fusion Protein) Safety (ATLAS)

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Further study details as provided by Astellas Pharma Inc:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To measure the rates of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and infections that require hospitalization occurring in psoriasis patients treated with alefacept [ Time Frame: At six month intervals for five years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To estimate the rates of lung cancer, breast cancer (female), prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, melanoma and active tuberculosis within a population of patients with psoriasis treated with alefacept. [ Time Frame: At six month intervals for five years ]

Enrollment: 1897
Study Start Date: June 2003
Study Completion Date: February 2012
Primary Completion Date: February 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
1. Amevive Exposure
Patients treated with alefacept for chronic plaque psoriasis
Drug: Alefacept exposure
Other Names:
  • Amevive
  • ASP0485

Detailed Description:
There are no study-mandated tests, visits or clinical interventions after the 1st (enrolling) visit. After the patient is enrolled in the study, they will be contacted every 6 months to complete structured telephone interviews conducted by the ATLAS Study Center.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients treated with alefacept for chronic plaque psoriasis

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Psoriasis patients who are prescribed alefacept consistent with product labeling are eligible for enrollment.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00454701

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Astellas Pharma Inc
Study Director: Vice President Medical Affairs Astellas Pharma Global Development
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Astellas Pharma Inc Identifier: NCT00454701     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0485-CL-0001
Study First Received: March 29, 2007
Last Updated: December 10, 2013

Keywords provided by Astellas Pharma Inc:
Drug exposure

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous
Skin Diseases
Dermatologic Agents processed this record on April 27, 2017