Remicade Study in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Of Methotrexate-NaÃ¯ve Disease (RESPOND) (Study P04422AM1)(COMPLETED)
This study is undertaken to compare the efficacy and onset of action of infliximab plus methotrexate (IFX + MTX) versus methotrexate alone (MTX) in methotrexate naïve active psoriatic arthritis patients.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Infliximab + methotrexate (IFX + MTX), Methotrexate (MTX)
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00367237
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
The purpose of the study is to compare the effects of methotrexate (MTX) alone or in combination with intravenous (IV) methylprednisolone (MP) or infliximab (IFX) on MRI-detected synovitis...
The purpose of this clinical research study is to learn if Abatacept in combination with Methotrexate and Infliximab demonstrate a greater reduction in disease activity over placebo.
This is a Phase 3b, randomized, parallel-group, multicenter, active-controlled, open-label study of the efficacy and safety of infliximab compared with methotrexate (MTX) in the treatment ...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of infliximab (an anti-TNF chimeric monoclonal antibody [cA2]) in patients with active Rheumatoid Arthritis, despite m...
The purpose of this study is to determine if Infliximab is safe and effective in the treatment of psoriatic arthritis. Infliximab (Remicade) targets specific proteins in the body's immune ...
To evaluate the relative risk of pulmonary disease among patients with psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and inflammatory bowel disease treated with methotrexate.
Objective. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of oral methotrexate and tumor necrosis factor inhibitors in Japanese patients with active psoriatic arthritis. Methods. We retrospectively ...
A methotrexate autoinjector (MTXAI) was developed for self-administration of subcutaneous (SC) methotrexate by patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The MTXAI circumvents the need for vials, needle...
We previously found, using microarray, haptoglobin (HP) expression signal was 5.1-fold increased in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) from methotrexate (MTX)-resistant rheumatoid arthritis (R...
Methotrexate, a drug commonly used to treat juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), has been reported to cause interstitial pneumonitis as a rare complication in adults with rheumatoid arthritis. Only 1 ...
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
An antineoplastic antimetabolite with immunosuppressant properties. It is an inhibitor of TETRAHYDROFOLATE DEHYDROGENASE and prevents the formation of tetrahydrofolate, necessary for synthesis of thymidylate, an essential component of DNA.
A type of inflammatory arthritis associated with PSORIASIS, often involving the axial joints and the peripheral terminal interphalangeal joints. It is characterized by the presence of HLA-B27-associated SPONDYLARTHROPATHY, and the absence of rheumatoid factor.
Heterogeneous group of arthritic diseases sharing clinical and radiologic features. They are associated with the HLA-B27 ANTIGEN and some with a triggering infection. Most involve the axial joints in the SPINE, particularly the SACROILIAC JOINT, but can also involve asymmetric peripheral joints. Subsets include ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS; REACTIVE ARTHRITIS; PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS; and others.
An enzyme of the oxidoreductase class that catalyzes the reaction 7,8-dihyrofolate and NADPH to yield 5,6,7,8-tetrahydrofolate and NADPH+, producing reduced folate for amino acid metabolism, purine ring synthesis, and the formation of deoxythymidine monophosphate. Methotrexate and other folic acid antagonists used as chemotherapeutic drugs act by inhibiting this enzyme. (Dorland, 27th ed) EC 188.8.131.52.
A rare, benign rheumatologic disorder or syndrome characterized by hyperostosis and soft tissue ossification between the clavicles and the anterior part of the upper ribs. It is often associated with the dermatologic disorder palmoplantar pustulosis, particularly in Japan. Careful diagnosis is required to distinguish it from psoriatic arthritis, OSTEITIS DEFORMANS, and other diseases. Spondylitis of pustulosis palmaris et plantaris is one of the possible causes; also, evidence suggests one origin may be bone infection. Bone imaging is especially useful for diagnosis. It was originally described by Sonozaki in 1974.