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A Study of Tocilizumab as Monotherapy or in Combination With DMARDs in Patients With Moderate to Severe Active Rheumatoid Arthritis

2014-08-27 03:15:09 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This open-label single-arm study will evaluate the safety, tolerability and efficacy of tocilizumab [RoActemra/Actemra] in patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis who experience an inadequate clinical response to a stable dose of non-biologic disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARD) or anti-tumor necrosis factors (TNFs). RoActemra/Actemra will be administered as a monotherapy or in combination with DMARDs. RoActemra/Actemra will be administered as intravenous infusion at a dose of 8 mg/kg every 4 weeks for a total of 6 infusions. The anticipated time on study treatment is 24 weeks. The target sample size is 50-150 patients.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Intervention

tocilizumab [RoActemra/Actemra]

Location

Manama
Bahrain
12

Status

Recruiting

Source

Hoffmann-La Roche

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:09-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Arthritis in children, with onset before 16 years of age. The terms juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) refer to classification systems for chronic arthritis in children. Only one subtype of juvenile arthritis (polyarticular-onset, rheumatoid factor-positive) clinically resembles adult rheumatoid arthritis and is considered its childhood equivalent.

Rheumatoid arthritis of children occurring in three major subtypes defined by the symptoms present during the first six months following onset: systemic-onset (Still's Disease, Juvenile-Onset), polyarticular-onset, and pauciarticular-onset. Adult-onset cases of Still's disease (STILL'S DISEASE, ADULT-ONSET) are also known. Only one subtype of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (polyarticular-onset, rheumatoid factor-positive) clinically resembles adult rheumatoid arthritis and is considered its childhood equivalent.

A variable mixture of the mono- and disodium salts of gold thiomalic acid used mainly for its anti-inflammatory action in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. It is most effective in active progressive rheumatoid arthritis and of little or no value in the presence of extensive deformities or in the treatment of other forms of arthritis.

Systemic-onset rheumatoid arthritis in adults. It differs from classical rheumatoid arthritis in that it is more often marked by acute febrile onset, and generalized lymphadenopathy and hepatosplenomegaly are more prominent.

Antibodies found in adult RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS patients that are directed against GAMMA-CHAIN IMMUNOGLOBULINS.

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