An Observational Study on Fatigue in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated With RoActemra/Actemra (Tocilizumab)
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This observational study will evaluate the presence and evolution of fatigue on treatment with RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab) in patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis who have an inadequate response to at least two DMARDs (one of them methotrexate) or to anti-TNF treatment. Patients initiated on treatment with RoActemra/Actemra (8 mg/kg intravenously every 4 weeks) with or without methotrexate will be followed for 4 months.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis with an inadequate response to at least two DMARDs or an inadequate response to anti-TNF treatment, eligible for treatment with RoActemra/Actemra
Adult patients, >/= 18 years of age
Moderate to severe active rheumatoid arthritis, defined as DAS28 >/= 3.7
Inadequate clinical response to current treatment with >/= 2 non-biologic DMARDs, 1 of them being methotrexate optimally administered for >/= 3 months, or inadequate clinical response to anti-TNF therapy
Eligible for RoActemra/Actemra treatment in daily clinical practice
Absence of evolutive tuberculosis (TB)
Hypersensitivity to tocilizumab or any of the excipients