A Non-Interventional Study of RoActemra/Actemra (Tocilizumab) in Monotherapy in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis (MONACO)

This study has been terminated.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01643863
First received: July 16, 2012
Last updated: April 7, 2014
Last verified: April 2014
  Purpose

This multi-center observational study will evaluate the use of RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab) in monotherapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Eligible patients initiated on RoActemra/Actemra treatment according to the licensed label will be followed for 6 months.


Condition
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Multi-center Non-interventional Study in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients Treated With Tocilizumab (TCZ)

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Further study details as provided by Hoffmann-La Roche:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of patients on RoActemra/Actemra at 6 months [ Time Frame: approximately 20 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Rates of dose modifications/interruptions [ Time Frame: approximately 20 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Clinical/demographic patient characteristics at initiation of RoActemra/Actemra treatment [ Time Frame: approximately 20 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Efficacy: Response according to total joint count evaluation by DAS28/EULAR/SDAI/CDAI/ACR [ Time Frame: approximately 20 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Physician Global Assessment of disease activity [ Time Frame: approximately 20 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Patient reported outcomes: Health Assessment Questionnaires [ Time Frame: approximately 20 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Introduction/use of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) [ Time Frame: approximately 20 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Time to reduction/withdrawal of corticosteroids [ Time Frame: approximately 20 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Safety: Incidence of adverse events\n [ Time Frame: approximately 20 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 1
Study Start Date: August 2012
Study Completion Date: August 2012
Primary Completion Date: August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

  Eligibility

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

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis initiated on treatment with RoActemra/Actemra in monotherapy

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients, >/= 18 years of age
  • Moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis according to the revised (1987) ACR criteria
  • Patients in whom the treating physician has made the decision to commence RoActemra/Actemra treatment in monotherapy, in case of methotrexate intolerance or when continuous methotrexate treatment is inadequate (in accordance with the local label), and who have received (or started) RoActemra/Actemra monotherapy treatment within 8 weeks prior to the enrolment visit.
  • Concomitant corticosteroids (oral or intra-articular) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are allowed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients in whom RoActemra/Actemra is contraindicated according to the approved Summary of Product Characteristics
  • Patients who have received RoActemra/Actemra more than 8 weeks prior to the enrolment visit
  • Patients who have previously received RoActemra/Actemra in a clinical trial or for compassionate use
  • Concomitant DMARD treatment for rheumatoid arthritis (e.g. hydroxychloroquine, sulfasalazine, methotrexate, leflunomide, gold compounds, cyclosporine) when starting treatment with RoActemra/Actemra
  • Treatment with any investigational agent within 4 weeks (or 5 half-lives of the investigational agent, whichever is longer) before starting treatment with RoActemra/Actemra
  • History of autoimmune disease or any joint inflammatory disease other than rheumatoid arthritis
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01643863

Locations
Portugal
Lisboa, Portugal, 1069-639
Lisboa, Portugal, 1649-035
Porto, Portugal, 4099-001
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Investigators
Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01643863     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML28202
Study First Received: July 16, 2012
Last Updated: April 7, 2014
Health Authority: Portugal: National Data Protection Committee

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases

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