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Avonex-evaluation of Quality of Life and Convenience in Belgian Patients - The AVAIL Study

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2011 by Biogen Idec.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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First received: January 6, 2011
Last updated: June 7, 2012
Last verified: January 2011

A Multicenter, prospective, non-interventional study to evaluate the quality of life in Belgian patients with CIS or RRMS in whom IFN Beta-1a IM has been initiated.

Multiple Sclerosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Avonex-evaluation of Quality of Life and Convenience in Belgian Patients - The AVAIL Study

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Further study details as provided by Biogen Idec:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Quality of life [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Convenience [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: November 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Subjects with RRMS or CIS.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or Female subjects aged 18 years and over/Decision to treat with IFN beta-1a preceeding enrolment/Study enrolment prior to 4th weekly administration of IFNbeta-1a/Being able to undersrtand and complete sa questionnaire/No contra-indications for IFN beta-1a

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with history of hypersensitivity to natural or recombinant IFN beta or to any component/Subjects with primary or secondary progressive MS/Subjects with current severe depression and/or suicidal ideation/Pregnant women/subjects participating in another clinical trial/Subjects who do not want to participate in the study
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01272128

Contact: Medical Director

Research Site Recruiting
Antwerpen, Belgium
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Brabant Wallon, Belgium
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Bruxelles, Belgium
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Hainaut, Belgium
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Limburg, Belgium
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Liège, Belgium
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Luxembourg, Belgium
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Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Sponsors and Collaborators
Biogen Idec
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Kris Schellens, Biogen Idec Belux Identifier: NCT01272128     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BE-AVO-01
Study First Received: January 6, 2011
Last Updated: June 7, 2012
Health Authority: Belgium: Federal Agency for Medicinal Products and Health Products

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Multiple Sclerosis
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
Demyelinating Autoimmune Diseases, CNS
Demyelinating Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases processed this record on November 25, 2014