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Primary: To evaluate the efficacy of Rebif® New Formulation (RNF), compared to placebo, in subjects with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis and active disease by means of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) at the end of 16 weeks of treatment Secondary: To evaluate the efficacy of RNF by comparing the mean number of combined unique (CU) lesions per scan per subject between the initial 16 weeks of placebo treatment and 24 weeks of RNF treatment in the same subjects, originally randomized to placebo.
Primary Endpoints: The primary endpoint is the difference between the number of combined unique (CU) active MRI lesions at Week 16 in the RNF group (Group 1) vs. the placebo group (Group 2).
Secondary Endpoints: The secondary endpoint is the difference in the mean number of combined unique (CU) active MRI lesions per scan per subject over the following treatment periods: Study Day 1 - Week 16 vs. Weeks 17 - 40 for the subjects randomized to Group 2.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Multiple Sclerosis, Relapsing-Remitting
Rebif® New Formulation (IFN-beta-1a)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:39:53-0400
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A form of multiple sclerosis characterized by a progressive deterioration in neurologic function which is in contrast to the more typical relapsing remitting form. If the clinical course is free of distinct remissions, it is referred to as primary progressive multiple sclerosis. When the progressive decline is punctuated by acute exacerbations, it is referred to as progressive relapsing multiple sclerosis. The term secondary progressive multiple sclerosis is used when relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis evolves into the chronic progressive form. (From Ann Neurol 1994;36 Suppl:S73-S79; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp903-914)
A non-glycosylated form of interferon beta-1 that has a serine at position 17. It is used in the treatment of both RELAPSING-REMITTING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS and CHRONIC PROGRESSIVE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.
An interferon beta-1 subtype that has a methionine at position 1, a cysteine at position 17, and is glycosylated at position 80. It functions as an ANTI-VIRAL AGENT and IMMUNOMODULATOR and is used to manage the symptoms of RELAPSING-REMITTING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.
A random polymer of L-ALANINE, L-GLUTAMIC ACID, L-LYSINE, and L-TYROSINE that structurally resembles MYELIN BASIC PROTEIN. It is used in the treatment of RELAPSING-REMITTING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.
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