A Non-Interventional Study in Patients With Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated With RoActemra/Actemra (Tocilizumab)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01663506
First received: August 8, 2012
Last updated: July 21, 2014
Last verified: July 2014
  Purpose

This non-interventional study will evaluate the use and efficacy of RoActemra/Ac temra (tocilizumab) in patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. El igible patients initiated on RoActemra/Actemra treatment according to the local label will be followed for 12 months.


Condition
Rheumatoid Arthritis

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

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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 2.5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Rates of dose modifications/interruptions [ Time Frame: approximately 2.5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Clinical/demographic patient characteristics at initiation of treatment [ Time Frame: approximately 2.5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Efficacy: Response according to total joint count evaluation by DAS28/EULAR/SDAI/CDAI/ACR [ Time Frame: approximately 2.5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Efficacy: Monotherapy versus combination therapy [ Time Frame: approximately 2.5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Use of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) [ Time Frame: approximately 2.5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Proportion of patients on RoActemra/Actemra at 12 months [ Time Frame: approximately 2.5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 23
Study Start Date: April 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2014 (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 (tocilizumab)

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 accordance with the local label); this can include patients who have received RoActemra/Actemra treatment within 8 week prior to the enrolment visit

Exclusion Criteria:

  • 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
  • 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
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01663506

Locations
Estonia
Tallinn, Estonia, 11312
Tallinn, Estonia, 13419
Tartu, Estonia, 51014
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: NCT01663506     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML28311
Study First Received: August 8, 2012
Last Updated: July 21, 2014
Health Authority: Estonia: The State Agency for Medicine

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 24, 2014