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This single-arm, open-label, multicenter study will evaluate the safety and tolerability and the efficacy in reducing disease activity of tocilizumab [RoActemra/Actemra] as monotherapy or in combination with methotrexate in patients with active moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Patients are eligible to participate in this study if they are currently experiencing an inadequate response to a stable dose of a non-biologic DMARD. Patients will receive 8 mg/kg tocilizumab [RoActemra/Actemra] as an intravenous infusion every 4 weeks for a total of 6 infusions. The anticipated time on study treatment is 24 weeks. The target sample size is 50-200 patients.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:08-0400
This open-label, single-arm study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of subcu taneously administered RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab) in monotherapy and/or in combination with methotrexa...
This open-label, multi-center, two-arm, uncontrolled and non-randomized study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
This open-label, single-arm study will evaluate the safety, efficacy, and tolera bility of subcutaneously administered RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab) in monothe rapy or in combination wit...
This multi-center, observational study will evaluate the clinical practice patterns, efficacy and safety of RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab) in patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid a...
This multicenter study with a randomized, double-blind, parallel-group phase wil l evaluate the safety and efficacy of RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab) in combina tion with methotrexate ver...
To verify if tocilizumab (TCZ) is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular (CV) events compared with etanercept (ETN) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Switching to a different mechanism of action in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients after a first anti-TNF-α has proved to be effective. The objective of this study was a health economic assessment in...
Dysregulated immune function in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) might lead to the development of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Serum interleukin-6 (IL-6) concentrations are increased in both RA and MDS pa...
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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.
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...
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 ...