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Name: Clinical and experimental rheumatology
Certolizumab pegol (CZP) is a PEGylated antigen-binding fragment-fragment of a humanized mAb neutralizing TNF. It lacks Fc-fragment and has a very low potential to cross the placenta. We aimed to repo...
Methotrexate has been used in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) since the 1980s and to this day is often the first line medication for RA treatment. In this review, we examine multiple hypotheses...
The objective of this non-interventional study was to investigate the long-term safety and effectiveness of certolizumab pegol (CZP) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the UK and Ireland.
The chemotherapeutic drug methotrexate inhibits the enzyme dihydrofolate reductase, which generates tetrahydrofolate, an essential cofactor in nucleotide synthesis. Depletion of tetrahydrofolate cause...
Phase 2 psoriasis studies with the Fc-free, PEGylated, anti-tumor necrosis factor biologic certolizumab pegol demonstrated meaningful clinical activity.
The objectives of this study are to evaluate the safety and efficacy of certolizumab pegol when administered without coadministration of methotrexate over the long term in Japanese RA pati...
Study to Assess the Short- and Long-term Efficacy of Certolizumab Pegol Plus Methotrexate Compared to Adalimumab Plus Methotrexate in Subjects With Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Inadequately Responding to Methotrexate
This study is conducted to evaluate the short (12 Weeks) and long term (104 Weeks) efficacy of Certolizumab Pegol compared with Adalimumab both in combination with Methotrexate (MTX) in t...
This study will evaluate the safety & efficacy of Certolizumab Pegol (CZP) as additional medication to Methotrexate (MTX) in Chinese subjects with Rheumatoid Arthritis. 400 patients will b...
To assess efficacy of two dose regimens in combination with Methotrexate
The purpose of this study is to continue to assess the safety of certolizumab pegol in combination with methotrexate.
A polyethylene-glycolated Fab' fragment of TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR antibody that binds specifically to TNF-ALPHA and neutralises it in a dose-dependent manner. It also inhibits the production of lipopolysaccharide-induced TNF-ALPHA and IL-1 BETA and is used to treat RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS and PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS.
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.
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 18.104.22.168.
A sodium-independent organic anion transporter that functions in the uptake of various drugs and endogenous compounds including ESTRADIOL; TAUROCHOLATE; LEUKOTRIENE C4; and METHOTREXATE. It also functions in clearing BILE ACIDS and organic anions from the liver. Mutations in the SLCO1B3 gene are associated with Rotor Type HYPERBILIRUBINEMIA.
Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.
Arthroplasty Joint Disorders Orthopedics Spinal Cord Disorders Orthopedics is the science or practice of correcting deformities caused by disease or damage to the bones and joints of the skeleton. This specialized branch of surgery may ...