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Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Etanercept

This study has been completed.
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Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer Identifier:
First received: October 18, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2007
History: No changes posted

To assess the efficacy of etanercept 25 mg administered subcutaneously twice-weekly for 12 weeks in patients with active RA for whom classical antirheumatic therapy is insufficient or inappropriate.

Condition Intervention Phase
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Drug: Etanercept
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Open-Label Evaluation Of The Efficacy And Safety Of Etanercept In Patients With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the clinical efficacy of etanercept 25 mg administered twice-weekly for 12 weeks in patients with active RA for whom classical antirheumatic therapy is insufficient or inappropriate.

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: January 2003
Study Completion Date: February 2005

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • A negative serum or urine pregnancy test at screening and a medically acceptable form of contraception starting at screening and continuing throughout the study is required for all females of childbearing potential (defined as an oral, injectable, or implantable contraceptive, intrauterine device, or barrier method combined with a spermicide).
  • Failed therapy with at least one DMARD (DMARD failure is defined as a discontinuation because of lack of clinical efficacy).
  • Meet the 1987 American Rheumatism Association (ARA) revised criteria for rheumatoid arthritis.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Uncooperative patients with a history of poor compliance.
  • Known hypersensitivity to etanercept or any of its components.
  • Known significant concurrent medical disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00546533

Sponsors and Collaborators
Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
Study Director: Medical Monitor Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00546533     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0881A-101101
Study First Received: October 18, 2007
Last Updated: October 18, 2007
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Autoimmune Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
TNFR-Fc fusion protein
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Antirheumatic Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Immunologic Factors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on November 27, 2014