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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)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:42:55-0400
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 study is to learn more about the role of etanercept alone or in combination with methotrexate on disease activity in subjects with psoriatic arthritis. To do this, eta...
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...
Although it is common for rheumatologists to initiate biologics after failure of methotrexate monotherapy in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ample data supports the initial use of combinations of conventio...
There remains a question of equipoise regarding the use of anti-TNF-α agent (e.g., infliximab) monotherapy versus combination therapy with immunomodulators (e.g., methotrexate), for the treatment of ...
Identifying the predictors of responsiveness and adverse events in methotrexate (MTX) treated patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been the focus of most concern, but still without consistent c...
It is unclear whether erythrocyte methotrexate polyglutamate levels (MTX-glun) are associated with response or adverse effects to methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis. This preliminary study evaluated...
To investigate a possible short term dose-response relationship of initial treatment with methotrexate in monotherapy and combination therapy in recent onset rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients.
A chimeric monoclonal antibody to TNF ALPHA that is used in the treatment of RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS; PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS and CROHN'S DISEASE.
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 humanized monoclonal antibody that binds specifically to TNF-ALPHA and blocks its interaction with endogenous TNF RECEPTORS to modulate INFLAMMATION. It is used in the treatment of RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS; CROHN'S DISEASE and ULCERATIVE COLITIS.
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.
A recombinant version of soluble human TNF receptor that binds specifically to TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR and inhibits its binding with endogenous TNF receptors. It prevents the inflammatory effect of TNF and is used to treat RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS and ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS.
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
Arthritis is by definition the inflammation of one or more joints, characterized by swelling, pain, warmth, redness and diminished range of joint movement (Oxford Medical Dictionary). There are many different types; Noninflammatory; Osteoarthritis, N...