User Surveillance in Ulcerative Colitis (CARE)

This study has been completed.
Ferring Arzneimittel GmbH
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First received: May 30, 2011
Last updated: May 31, 2011
Last verified: May 2011
The aim of the non-interventional study is to document the daily doses in acute and remission therapy, the frequence of doses (1, 2, 3 or 4 times daily), when rectal dosage forms are added and, when and how long steroids are given.

Ulcerative Colitis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Acute and Remission Therapy of Ulcerative Colitis With Oral Mesalazine

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Further study details as provided by Ferring Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Prescription habits measured by daily dose of Mesalazine [ Time Frame: 0 - 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Compliance measured by questionnaire for drug intake [ Time Frame: 0 - 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Quality of Life measured by EuroQol Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 0 - 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: October 2007
Study Completion Date: July 2008
Primary Completion Date: May 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Patients with Ulcerative Colitis


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Private practices

Inclusion Criteria:

  • therapeutic need according to SPC
  • written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • contraindications according to SPC
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01363453

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Ferring Arzneimittel GmbH
Study Director: Clinical Development Support Ferring Pharmaceuticals
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Responsible Party: Clinical Development Support, Ferring Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT01363453     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FE999907 
Study First Received: May 30, 2011
Last Updated: May 31, 2011
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colitis, Ulcerative
Colonic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Pathologic Processes processed this record on April 27, 2016